Meet the Team Monday – Meet Courtney Bayles

How long have you been a part of the AMC team? I joined the AMC team 2 years ago. What drew you to this profession? My love of animals and my passion for helping 3. What is your favorite part of your job? I love learning new medical procedures and meeting new puppies/kittens! What hobbies […]

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Meet the team Monday – Meet Samantha Weathers

How long have you been a part of the AMC team? I joined the AMC team officially in May 2017 after completing my externship for the Trident Tech Veterinary Technology program here. What drew you to this profession? I love animals and wanted a career that made me feel like I was not working. 3. […]

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Farewell fat felines, cheerio chubby cats! By Yvonne

Why is your cats’ weight important? Your cat doesn’t worry about fitting into last year’s jeans and she already knows she is beautiful. However, being overweight is not a cosmetic problem for pets, it is a health problem. The consequences of carrying around extra weight are serious, ranging from osteoarthritis and high blood pressure to diabetes […]

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Meet the team Monday – Meet Israel Ott, LVT

How long have you been a part of the AMC team? I became a part of the AMC team when I was 15. I started by volunteering then worked as a kennel care team member until after high school. I went to school to receive my degree as a licensed veterinary technician and came back […]

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Meet the team Monday – Meet Jaime Thrift

How long have you been a part of the AMC team? Since July 2008 What drew you to this profession? I thought I wanted to be a veterinarian until I found out I had to leave South Carolina for vet school. That was 1998 and I was already in the profession and loved it so […]

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Dangerous human food ~ by Tiffany

  Let’s be real. Even if you have a strict “no table food” rule at your house, accidents happen. Food falls on the floor. Taller dogs steal a snack right off your counter. Maybe you have a toddler who decided feeding the dogs is HILARIOUS. (I may just be listing my own personal issues). Hey, […]

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Urinary obstruction ~By Elizabeth

On January 19, 2015 I faced every veterinary technician’s worst nightmare – the moment you touch your cat’s abdomen and realize he might have a urinary obstruction.  I noticed that Sebastian had been acting strangely.  He was sitting next to the litter box in a hunched position and then jumped into the litter box and attempted to urinate with […]

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Therapy Dogs ~ By Meg

Our pets bring us so much joy into our lives. Many studies have shown that not only do our pets make us happy, but contact with a pet can also have positive effects on your health.  Studies have shown that pets can decrease anxiety, lower blood pressure, and lower triglyceride levels among other benefits(http://www.helpguide.org/articles/emotional-health/the-health-benefits-of-pets.htm). Some […]

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Noise phobia and your dog~By Jessica

Imagine you’re relaxing in you’re recliner and all of sudden you hear a loud “boom!”… followed by several more! It would startle you right? Imagine that you also have extremely sensitive hearing that makes noises seem much louder to them.  Our four legged friends can’t always comprehend what is creating some of the noises they hear. […]

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Safety Tips for Taking Your Dog to the Beach! by Nikki

Do you plan on taking your dog to the beach this summer? Here are some things you should know! 1. Check  to make sure your beach is dog friendly or if there are special Rules and Regulations Beach going is a popular activity this time of year however not every beach accepts our four-legged friends and […]

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