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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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.
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...
Tick fever is a condition seen in dogs caused by the Rickettsia rickettsii bacteria which (in the US) is spread primarily though the bite of an infected American dog tick, Rocky Mountain wood tick, or brown dog tick. Today our Charlotte vets explain some of the symptoms of tick fever in dogs, and how this condition can be treated.
The sad fact is that your feline friend may indeed be causing your asthma. If you aren't ready to find a new home for kitty just yet, there are a few things you can try to help reduce the cat related allergens in your home, and possibly reduce the frequency of your asthma attacks.
While asthma isn't a condition that we typically associate with dogs, it is relatively common. Here at Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Charlotte, we offer advanced diagnostics and treatment for respiratory conditions in dogs. Do you think your dog may have asthma? Our vets share some of the most common symptoms of asthma in dogs.
COPD can make breathing difficult for your fur baby and reduce your dog's enthusiasm for exercise and fun. Today we look at some of the causes of COPD in dogs, as well as the most common symptoms of the disease and how it can be treated. With appropriate treatment, your dog could go on to live a happy, normal life.
Many pet parents don't think about asthma when it comes to our furry friends but approximately 1-5% of cats suffer from the condition. In today's post our Charlotte vets share some of the signs of asthma in cats, as well as what causes the condition, and how it can be treated.