For both dogs and people in Charlotte and beyond, tick-borne diseases pose a very real health concern. Symptoms of these diseases can be painful and leave your dog feeling lethargic and blue. In today's post we discuss a number of tick-borne illnesses that could affect your dog.
Veterinary Tips & Advice
Read our blog for helpful tips and information from our Charlotte emergency and specialist vets, on a range of pet health topics.
Chronic and acute kidney failure can both have devastating effects on your cat's kidneys, related organs and bodily functions. Below, our Charlotte vets explain the symptoms of kidney failure in cats, as well as possible causes and how this condition is treated.
Cat FHO surgery can often be an effective treatment option if your feline friend is suffering from painful hip problems. Today, our Charlotte specialist vets describe the problems that could affect your kitty's hips and what’s involved in cat FHO surgery and recovery.
If you're a new pet parent you may be wondering whether you should get your dog fixed, it's a question many dog owners ask our Charlotte vets. Today we look at some of the reasons why you should have your dog fixed and at what age your dog should be spayed or neutered.
If your cat is sick they will show subtle changes in behavior and energy level, but detecting these signs can be challenging for pet parents. Our Charlotte vets recommend that you regularly monitor your cat's health and always watch for these signs of illness.
Intervertebral disc disease (IVDD), is a serious spinal condition that occurs in dogs and affects their ability to walk. IVDD commonly requires surgery to correct although other treatments may be tried if the condition is detected in the very earliest stages. Our Charlotte vets explain...
A dog's cranial cruciate ligament (also called the CCL or cruciate ) works much the same as a human's ACL and helps the dog's knee function correctly. If your dog has an injured cruciate, your Charlotte vet may recommend TPLO surgery to stabilize your pup's knee and allow pain-free movement.