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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.

High Fever in Dogs

High Fever in Dogs

It can be difficult to tell if your dog has a fever. Today, our Charlotte veterinarians explain how to detect a fever in dogs, what may be causing your dog's fever, associated symptoms, and what to do.

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FHO Surgery - Dog Owners Guide

FHO Surgery - Dog Owners Guide

FHO surgery can be an effective treatment for dogs suffering from painful hip conditions. Today, our Charlotte vets describe the conditions this surgery can treat and the FHO surgery process.

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FHO Surgery for Cats - Femoral Head Ostectomy

FHO Surgery for Cats - Femoral Head Ostectomy

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.

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Why should I get my dog fixed?

Why should I get my dog fixed?

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.

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Signs That Your Cat May Be Sick

Signs That Your Cat May Be Sick

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.

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What is IVDD in Dogs?

What is IVDD in Dogs?

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... 

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TPLO Surgery For Dogs - How It Works

TPLO Surgery For Dogs - How It Works

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.

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Hepatitis in Cats - Treatments & Life Expectancy

Hepatitis in Cats - Treatments & Life Expectancy

Hepatitis is a liver disorder that can result in serious symptoms and health complications for your cat. Today, our Charlotte vets and team explain the types of hepatitis seen in cats, causes, symptoms, and treatments.

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Hepatitis in Dogs- A Pet Parent's Guide

Hepatitis in Dogs- A Pet Parent's Guide

In today's post our Charlotte vets explain the types of hepatitis seen in dogs, the most common symptoms of infectious and chronic hepatitis, as well as prevention and how this serious condition can be treated if your dog has hepatitis.

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What are the signs of pneumonia in cats?

What are the signs of pneumonia in cats?

Is your cat showing flu-like symptoms, losing weight, or having difficulties breathing? It could be pneumonia. In today's post our emergency vets at Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Charlotte share more signs of pneumonia in cats as well as the causes and treatments for this serious condition.

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