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Cats

Ringworm in Cats

What is ringworm? “Ringworm” is the common name given to a fungal infection of the superficial layers of the skin, hairs and nails. The name comes from the classical appearance of the round, red, raised ‘ring’ marking the boundary of inflammation in people infected with the disease. The fungi responsible for ringworm belong to a…

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Kittens

House Training – Using the Litter Box

Do I need to train my new kitten to use a litter box? Most cats by nature use a soil type surface for elimination. By providing a litter box with an appropriate and appealing substrate (material), few cats will need to be trained to use it. At about 30-36 days of age kittens leave the…

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Puppy Training

Puppy Training – Basics

At what age can I start training my new puppy? You will be training your puppy from the moment you bring it home and start to house train. Puppies start learning from birth. Good breeders encourage handling and socialization from birth. Some training can begin as soon as the puppy can open its eyes and…

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Puppy Training

Puppy Training – Sit, Down, Stand, and Stay

How do I teach my puppy to ‘sit’ on command? Using a food treat, hold the food over the dog’s nose and slowly move it up and back over the dog’s head. As the puppy follows the food with its head it will sit down. Now couple the word ‘sit’ with the action. The upward…

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Our New Website

All of us at Veterinary Clinic of Myrtle Beach would like to thank Three Ring Focus, a Myrtle Beach web design and marketing company, for re-designing our website. Not only does it look fantastic, but it’s also quite functional. Enjoy and let us know what you think!

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