Our South Charlotte vets understand that the decision to get your dog spayed or neutered can be fraught with emotion. If you're unsure whether you should get your dog fixed keep in mind that these surgeries are routine for most vets, and the pain from neutering is typically short lived and easy to manage.
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.
Cat's don't often suffer from ear infections but when they do these infections can be an indication of an underlying health issue. Here our South Charlotte vets explain some of the causes, symptoms and treatments for yeast infections in cat's ears, bacterial infections, inner ear infections and more.
Our South Charlotte vets see a lot of ear infections in dogs, particularly in dogs with adorable floppy ears. The good news is that most ear infections are easy to treat if caught early. Here are some of the most common signs of dog ear infections, and what you should do if your dog's ears develop an infection.
From toys and grass to feces and roadkill...some dogs will eat anything. If your dog eats things it shouldn't there may be good reason to be concerned. Today our South Charlotte vets look at why some dogs keep eating everything and tips on how to stop this problematic behavior.
Chances are that you think of your cat as cuddly rather than overweight but carrying just a few extra ounces can make a big difference to your cat's health and longevity. In today's post, our South Charlotte vets explain how you can tell if your cat is overweight.
If your pooch is suffering from chronic kidney disease, feeding them the right diet is going to be a key element of their treatment. For dogs with kidney disease, our South Charlotte vets may recommend a therapeutic diet with restricted protein, phosphorus and sodium combined with increased levels of omega-3 fatty acids.
Healthy kidneys perform a range of essential functions, dogs suffering from acute kidney failure experience a sudden and rapid decline in kidney function that requires urgent veterinary care. Today our vets explain the signs of acute kidney failure in dogs, and what you should do if your dog suddenly shows signs of kidney failure.