Athens Veterinary Service

625 West Limit
Athens, WI 54411

(715)257-7003

athensvetservice.com

MRSA: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Dogs and Cats

Staphylococcus aureus, often called Staph aureus or S. aureus, is a bacterium that is normally carried in the nose of about 30% of the general human population ...

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Barking Problems in Dogs

Barking Equals CommunicationDogs communicate in many ways, including body language, physical actions such as wagging the tail or biting, and vocalization such ...

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Skunky McSkunkface: Skunk Spray Can be Lethal

Everyone knows about the hazards that skunk spray poses to your nostrils: a drive on a warm summer day is often ruined for a few minutes as you pass through a c ...

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Hair Today and Not Gone Tomorrow

The other morning I looked up just as the sun highlighted my son, who was holding and petting our white cat Rocky. I stood in awe of the amount of hair falling ...

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Electronic Cigarettes are Toxic to Pets

Electronic cigarettes, often called e-cigs, are marketed as an alternative to cigarette smoking.  They are also referred to as personal vaporizers or electronic ...

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Taking Pains for your Pet's Happiness

The primary goal of biology is to keep the species going. Nature doesn’t care if we are happy, have toys, or shiny teeth. Nature wants animals to eat, survive, ...

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