Why do puppies and kittens require a series of vaccinations?
We at Southwind Animal Hospital have been thrilled to meet all the new sweet puppies and kittens of our surrounding communities and are thankful that these animals have found amazing,… Read more
An Update on Our COVID-19 Protocols
Dear Valued Southwind Family, We would like to thank everyone for their patience and continued support as we move forward in our new normal way of life during this pandemic. Our… Read more
Pet Obesity Continues to Rise
An estimated 60% of cats and 56% of dogs in the U.S. are overweight or obese. Those are some hefty statistics. A healthy weight lowers the risk of diabetes, high… Read more
Flea and Tick Season Has Arrived
Not only are these parasites extremely irritating, but they also spread diseases. Although very different creatures, fleas and ticks are parasitic pests that feed off the blood of their hosts.… Read more
A Pet’s Heart is a Place for Love, Not Heartworms!
Tennessee is one of the TOP FIVE states where heartworm disease is diagnosed. Mosquitoes are the guilty culprits for spreading heartworm disease, but this can be avoided with simple preventive… Read more