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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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Tick Fever in Dogs - Symptoms & Treatment

Tick Fever in Dogs - Symptoms & Treatment

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.

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Can cats cause asthma?

Can cats cause asthma?

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.

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When and why should my pet have an eye exam?

When and why should my pet have an eye exam?

Your pet’s vision is critical to their health and well-being, so it’s important to know their eye health is in good shape. Our Charlotte vets share some insight on why and when your pet should get an eye exam.

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