Friendship Springs Veterinary Care

7380 Spout Springs Road, Suite 160
Flowery Branch, GA 30542

(770)967-8387

www.friendshipspringsvet.com

Friendship Springs Veterinary Care serving Flowery Branch, Braselton, and Buford since 2006.

Your best friend's veterinarian and animal hospital.

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Pet treats: Does 'Made in USA' mean safe?

Whether the “made in China” part is responsible for the apparent problem with jerky is unproven.“Are we seeing more of these cases (of illness) from jerky tre ...

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Veterinarians say pharmacists change prescriptions without asking

VIN News Service photos Costco is one of a growing number of national chains with pharmacies now filling veterinary prescriptions. In one store in Washington ...

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The squeeze: What happens when owners can’t pay for veterinary care?

The current student loan debt for a new graduate is around $160,000. Contrast that with the starting salary of around $67,000 for veterinarians in companion ani ...

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Catching worms from pets: real risk or far-fetched?

Echinococcus is a less common genus of tapeworm with two zoonotic species: E. granulosus (cystic) and E. multilocularis (alveolar). Dogs, cats and humans can c ...

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Veterinarians serve family-health role in suspected zoonoses

Photo by Dr. Radford Davis Dr. Radford Davis, an authority in zoonoses, is not particularly worried about catching any diseases from his dog, Midnight.

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Zoonotic disease dangers present legal risks to veterinarians

When humans contract diseases from their pets, the consequences, in rare instances, can carry legal ramifications for their veterinarians. It's a scenario Dr. ...

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