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.

Tick Disease in Dogs - Ehrlichiosis

Tick Disease in Dogs - Ehrlichiosis

Ehrlichiosis is a serious tick borne disease seen in dogs across the Southeastern and Southwestern US. Early detection and treatment are essential in order to prevent this condition from reaching its more severe stages. In today's post our Charolotte vets explain the stages, symptoms and treatments for ehrlichiosis in dogs.

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Signs of Dehydration in Dogs

Signs of Dehydration in Dogs

Today, our Charlotte vets share information on dehydration in dogs, a serious health emergency that can cause issues with your pet’s body temperature, joints, digestion and internal organs.

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Treatment for Babesiosis in Dogs

Treatment for Babesiosis in Dogs

Babesiosis or Babesia infection is a condition spread by ticks and seen in dogs across the US. Today our Charlotte vets explain the symptoms and treatments for Babesiosis and how you can help to protect your dog against tick borne diseases like Babesiosis.

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Tularemia in Dogs

Tularemia in Dogs

Tularemia, commonly called Rabbit Fever is a bacterial disease that generally has mild symptoms in healthy dogs but can be deadly for pets that are immune-compromised. Our Charlotte vets explain how dogs contract tularemia and what you should do if your pup is showing symptoms.

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Fungal Infection in Cats - Skin, Lungs & Nose

Fungal Infection in Cats - Skin, Lungs & Nose

Fungal infections not only make your cat uncomfortable they can also have a major impact on the overall health of your feline friend. In today's post, our Charlotte vets explain some of the causes, symptoms and treatments for fungal infection in cats.

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Hypothyroidism in Dogs - Causes, Symptoms & Diet

Hypothyroidism in Dogs - Causes, Symptoms & Diet

Hypothyroidism is a common condition in dogs that can lead to unexplained weight gain, skin and coat issues, as well as behavioral changes and reduced energy. Today our Charlotte vets explain more about this condition including the best diet for dogs with hypothyroidism.

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Hypothyroidism in Cats - Causes, Signs, & Treatments

Hypothyroidism in Cats - Causes, Signs, & Treatments

Hypothyroidism is rarely seen in cats but when it does occur it can produce a number of symptoms including noticeable weight gain. Here, our Charlotte vets explain the causes of hypothyroidism in cats and signs that indicate that your cat may have an underactive thyroid.

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How to Care for Your Pet After Surgery

How to Care for Your Pet After Surgery

After your pet has had surgery, it's important to stay informed on how to best take care of them as they recover. Hopefully your pet can return to their normal life as quickly as possible. Here are some tips and tricks from our Charlotte vet specialists about how to care for your pet after their surgery.

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Types of Fever in Cats

Types of Fever in Cats

If your cat is running a fever it may indicate an underlying health problem that requires urgent treatment. Today, our Greensboro vets explain some of the causes and symptoms of fevers in cats and what to do if your cat has a fever.

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Coccidioidomycosis - Symptoms of Valley Fever in Dogs

Coccidioidomycosis - Symptoms of Valley Fever in Dogs

Valley fever is seen in dogs that spend time in the low desert regions of Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and California. While healthy adult dogs may experience no symptoms of valley fever, puppies, senior dogs and dogs with a compromised immune system may show symptoms ranging from coughing to painful joints. Our Charlotte vets explain more...

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