Veterinary & Pet Care Blog

Via our blog, our South Charlotte veterinarians at Sharon Lakes Animal Hospital share helpful tips and information to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

How to Increase Red Blood Cells in Cats

How to Increase Red Blood Cells in Cats

A low red blood cell count in cats can lead to anemia. In this post, our South Charlotte vets explain common causes of low red blood cell count, how to increase red blood cells in cats and more. 

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Types of Anemia in Dogs

Types of Anemia in Dogs

Anemia in dogs can indicate a number of potential underlying conditions. Today, our South Charlotte vets explain causes, symptoms and treatments.

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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Dogs

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Dogs

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) is a tick-borne disease found in dogs across the United States. It may cause many symptoms, ranging from mild to potentially life-threatening. 

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Ehrlichiosis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Ehrlichiosis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Ehrlichiosis can impact dogs that have been bitten by ticks infected with the disease. Early detection and treatment is critical Our South Charlotte vets list ehrlichiosis symptoms in dogs, and explain how the disease is detected and treated.

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Tick-Borne Diseases in Dogs

Tick-Borne Diseases in Dogs

Ticks can carry and transmit many diseases which can cause serious illness or death. In this post, our South Charlotte vets describe tick-borne diseases in dogs, symptoms, treatment and prevention options.

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Hyperthyroidism in Cats: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment Options

Hyperthyroidism in Cats: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment Options

Hyperthyroidism can become an issue for middle-aged and senior cats. In this post, our South Charlotte vets explain the disease, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.

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What Lab Tests Can Tell You About Your Cat's Health

What Lab Tests Can Tell You About Your Cat's Health

In this post, our South Charlotte vets explain the different lab tests we perform on cats and what you can learn from them about your cat’s health. 

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Skin Problems in Dogs with Hypothyroidism

Skin Problems in Dogs with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism can cause skin problems and impact your dog’s quality of life. Our South Charlotte vets explain the disease, its symptoms and how you and your vet can work together to treat it.

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Signs, Symptoms & Causes of Kidney Failure in Dogs

Signs, Symptoms & Causes of Kidney Failure in Dogs

Our South Charlotte vets describe symptoms and causes of both acute and chronic renal failure. Plus, we explain treatment methods and give prevention tips for this condition. 

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Anemia in Dogs: Signs & Symptoms

Anemia in Dogs: Signs & Symptoms

Anemia in dogs can be a sign of a potentially serious underlying condition. Our South Charlotte vets explain the condition, symptoms, and how we treat it.   

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