Important:

Effective Immediately, due to Coronavirus DAC will limit the number of clients in our lobby. We ask that no more than 3 be present at one time. PLEASE call or text 706-278-1113 before coming in. Also, if just picking up we request whenever possible to pay by phone before pick up and call when you are here. It will be brought to your car. DAC will be here as much as possible to care for your pets during this pandemic. We will adjust if necessary due to public health mandates or employee availability. DAC wants to do our part to help limit the spread of this virus 

Dog Emergency Care


This collection of Dog Emergency Care articles has been curated for you by Dalton Animal Care. If you would like to talk to a veterinarian, please give us a call at (706) 307-8233.

8 Things Every Pet Sitter Must Know

So, you’re heading out of town for the holidays. The flights are booked, bags are packed, and you’ve arranged for a trusted professional to care for your dog or cat while you’re away.

You’re prepared—but is your pet sitter? Here you’ll find a list of the eight most important things your pet sitter needs to know before you hit the road. Make sure you check it twice!


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Can Your Pet Get the Flu? What You Need to Know About CIV

The recent outbreak of canine influenza virus (CIV) in the Midwestern region of the United States has affected more than 1,000 dogs. Should you be worried?

As with all infectious and parasitic disease trends, our doctors have been closely following this issue and its possible indications for our clients and patients.


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Severe Weather Prep and Planning for Pets

Floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires. There’s no part of the country that hasn’t been affected by weather emergencies in recent years.

This is why it’s a good idea to have an emergency plan for your entire family, including your pets. Hopefully, you’ll never need it. But since summer is prime time for severe storms and flooding, why not take a few minutes to review your plan and if needed, create a “go” bag in case of emergency?


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9 Common Houseplants Poisonous to Your Pet

Plants add a certain element to the feel of our homes; however, those with pets need to be selective about the greenery they choose to have around.

According to the ASPCA Poison Control, there are literally thousands of plants that could harm your pet if they ingest it. They all have varying degrees of effect on your dog or cat. Some mild, some severe, and some even potentially fatal. We've narrowed down the list to nine of some of the most common household plants.


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