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Welcome to my library! I try to post on my website a great deal of veterinary medical information that I hope is useful to my clients and patients.

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) provides on-line to the public  informative, downloadable brochures that cover various topics in veterinary medicine. Our webmaster has reproduced below the links to those brochures that are in the AVMA website.

When you have finished accessing and downloading a brochure by clicking on one of the links below, please hit the back button on your Web browser to return to this website.

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I hope you enjoy reading these informative brochures. For similar, informative information, visit my Information, Medical News, and Weather & Pollen Count webpages.

Cancer in Animals

Cancer accounts for almost half of the deaths of pets over 10 years of age, and early diagnosis is a key to successful treatment.



Cancer in Animals - Spanish

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Canine Distemper

Canine distemper is a highly contagious disease that can be spread in the air or through contact with infected dogs, but can be prevented with vaccination.


Canine Distemper - Spanish

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Canine Parvovirus

The canine parvovirus is highly contagious, can live in the environment for years, and can cause life-threatening disease.  Fortunately, it can be prevented with vaccination.


Canine Parvovirus - Spanish

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Choosing a Veterinarian

Find the veterinarian who you believe can best meet your pet's medical needs and with whom you feel comfortable in establishing a long-term relationship.


Choosing a Veterinarian - Spanish

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Diabetic Pets

Diabetic pets have special needs, but can live long and healthy lives with the proper diagnosis, treatment and care. 


Diabetic Pets - Spanish

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Dog Bite Prevention

From nips to bites to actual attacks, dog bites are a serious problem. Dog bite victims requiring medical attention in the United States number approximately 800,000 annually. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent dog bites.


Dog Bite Prevention - Spanish

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External Parasites*

External parasites such as fleas, ticks and mites aren’t just an annoyance – they can also spread diseases. Preventive measure can reduce the risk to your pet and your family.



External Parasites* - Spanish

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Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease

Before you blame your cat’s behavior for urinating outside the litter box, you should rule out feline lower urinary tract disease as the cause.


Feline Panleukopenia

Feline panleukopenia is a highly contagious disease that affects the intestines, bone marrow and developing fetus.  Fortunately, it can be prevented with vaccination.

Feline Panleukopenia - Spanish

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Heartworm Disease

Heartworm is a preventable, but serious and potentially fatal, parasite that primarily infects dogs, cats and ferrets.


Heartworm Disease - Spanish

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Household Hazards

Every home contains a variety of everyday items and substances that can be dangerous or even fatal if ingested by dogs and cats.

Household Hazards - Spanish

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Internal Parasites in Cats & Dogs*

Internal parasites, such as roundworms, hookworms and tapeworms, can cause illness and malnutrition. Fortunately, they can be prevented and treated with medications and proper hygiene.


Internal Parasites in Horses

Internal parasites are a primary cause of colic in horses and can cause or contribute to many respiratory, digestive, and performance problems. The severity of the problem can be reduced by following a regular preventive deworming program.

Pet Turtles

A Common Source of Salmonella

Pet turtles can transmit Salmonella, which can sicken people and other pets. Common sense measures, including good hygiene and proper sanitation, can prevent illness.  Published by the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine. 



Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system.  Vaccination is one vital step needed to protect your pets and your family.


Rabies* - Spanish

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Senior Pets

Thanks to better care, pets are living longer now than they ever have before – but as pets get older, they need extra care and attention.

Senior Pets - Spanish

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Spaying & Neutering

By having your dog or cat surgically sterilized, you will do your part to prevent the birth of unwanted puppies and kittens and enhance your pet's health and quality of life.


Spaying & Neutering - Spanish

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Toxoplasmosis is caused by a parasite that can be passed in cat stool and can infect people.  Common sense measures, including proper hygiene and sanitation, can prevent infection and disease.

Toxoplasmosis* - Spanish

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Traveling With Your Pet

Planning and preparation are important when traveling with family pets, and can make the difference between an enjoyable vacation or a nightmarish trip.   

Traveling With Your Pet - Spanish

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Treating Pain in your Dog

Keeping Your Best Friend Active, Safe, and Pain Free

Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) are a class of drugs commonly used to control pain and inflammation in dogs. NSAIDs help many dogs lead more comfortable lives, but their use carries some risk.  Published by the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine. 



Pets should be vaccinated to protect them from many highly contagious and deadly diseases. Your veterinarian can tailor a program of vaccinations that will help your pet maintain a lifetime of protection from infectious diseases.

Vaccinations - Spanish

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Kimberly A. Hambrick, D.V.M.

Old Stone Fort Mobile Veterinary Services
Phone: 931-954-0487
Serving southern Middle Tennessee

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