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Catch-Up on Your Pets Flea and Tick Prevention

Catch-Up On Your Pet’s Care

We know that you might have canceled an appointment or let routine care slide during the COVID-19 crisis. No problem—we’re here to make sure your pet stays healthy and protected. In our region of the country parasite prevention is a must—we have some of the highest heartworm...

COVID 19 Updates - Animal Medical Center of Tyler

COVID19 Updates

First, we want to express our gratitude to our clients for your patience and understanding as we navigated this challenging time. We sincerely appreciate your cooperation with our adjusted procedures during the past weeks.We are happy to report that our hospital is once again open...

Sticker Burs: Tiny Seeds, Big Problems

Sticker Burs: Tiny Seeds, Big Problems

Sticker Burs are some of the more serious pet hazards in our area: not only can they work their way into any part of your dog or cat, but they’re very hard to find in a pet’s fur. They like to get around, too—a bur in the nose...

Of Pets and Parasites

Of Pets and Parasites

Our pets are prone to get parasites—it happens, even for our furry friends who only live indoors. As pet owners, it’s important to know what kind of parasites can affect your pet and what you can do about it. Depending on your pet’s lifestyle, they...

Pet Poison Prevention

Pet Poison Prevention

National Poison Prevention Week, which was enacted by Congress in 1961, always occurs on the third week in March. This year for 2019, it falls from March 18 to March 24th.So, what exactly is the purpose of National Poison Prevention Week?This specific week has been set aside...

Got a Friend With a Pet Who Needs a Vet?

Got a Friend With a Pet Who Needs a Vet?

It could mean a $15 credit on your account! AMC of Tyler knows that word-of-mouth is the best way to gain new clients, and that’s why when you refer a friend, acquaintance or family member, we’ll give you $15 for every new client who makes an...

A Pet Dental Deal You'll Love

A Pet Dental Deal You’ll Love

Most pet owners have had that moment: your dog reaches up and gives you an affectionate “kiss” … or your cat rubs her face against yours and ugh. That smell.Many times it’s the first indication we have that something’s wrong with our pet’s oral health. Animals tend...

Pet Steal Your Heart

Pet Steal Your Heart?

If so, it could be a serious problem! With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it’s important to keep all those heart-shaped boxes of treats out of paw’s reach.Chocolate is extremely dangerous to both dogs and cats. The toxic substance in chocolate is theobromine, and it is...

Oh, Behave!

Oh, Behave!

You may love your pet, but chances are they have some behaviors that you’re not as crazy about. If so, here’s a few basic training strategies to help you both feel the love.Got a problem barker? It’s a common issue, but you’ve got to be consistent and patient...

Happy Mouth, Happy Pet, Happy Wallet

How important is it to take care of your pet’s oral health? By age three, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have some evidence of periodontal disease, which can cause mouth pain, tooth loss and make eating difficult. At advanced stages, bacteria from the mouth...