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The Heat is On


Summer in the South can be brutal, and with so many families moving here from around the country, they and their pets may be in for a big surprise. As we all know it’s not just the heat, it’s the humidity! Some pets enjoy extreme temperatures, but most of our exotic pets are not native […]



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“Give Wildlife a Brake!” Week


Next week is “Give Wildlife a Brake!” week, but we want you to be aware of wildlife all year ’round.  Today we are treating this box turtle, who was run over by a car and brought to us for care by another veterinary clinic.  While we do not normally treat wildlife, we are working with […]



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Kemp’s Ridley Turtle “Blu” Recovering Well


In July, the South Carolina Aquarium brought a Kemp’s ridley turtle to our clinic because it had been hooked by a fisherman and swallowed the hook.  Dr. Biascoechea surgically removed the hook and the turtle was returned to the Turtle Hospital at the Aquarium for continued care.  We recently received the good news that “Blu” […]



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‘Tis the Season…


The first stranded sea turtles of the season have been rescued and admitted to the South Carolina Aquarium, and Dr. Biascoechea was there to help with the treatment. photo courtesy South Carolina Aquarium Read more about it here: http://seaturtlehospital.blogspot.com/2013/05/first-live-sc-strandings-of-2013.html



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