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.

Best Food for Dogs with Allergies

Best Food for Dogs with Allergies

Perusing your local pet food store for the best food for dogs with allergies? Our South Charlotte explain how to know whether your dog could have a food allergy and which food might work best for them. 

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Dog Training Tips to Remember

Dog Training Tips to Remember

The first time that new puppy or rescue dog looks into your eyes, a thought startles you: Now you’ve got to train him! Our South Charlotte vets veterinarians share dog training advice for new owners. 

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How to Manage a Diet for a Dog with Diabetes

How to Manage a Diet for a Dog with Diabetes

In this post, our South Charlotte vets explain what dog diabetes is and how to plan a diet for a dog with diabetes.

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3 Common Dog Illnesses

3 Common Dog Illnesses

These common dog illnesses are also potentially fatal if left untreated. Our South Charlotte vets offer guidance on signs and symptoms to keep in mind.

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5 Best House Cat Breeds

5 Best House Cat Breeds

The time has come to get a cat. Now to answer the age-old question: “How do I choose a cat breed?” How do you choose just one cute kitty to take home?

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Common Cat Illnesses & Symptoms

Common Cat Illnesses & Symptoms

Many cat illnesses and symptoms can be cause for concern, or even fatal if they are not treated within a certain timeframe. Our South Charlotte vets offer advice about what to watch for.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm is a serious condition that can result in severe lung disease, heart failure, other organ damage and even death. Heartworm disease is most often found in dogs, cats and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.

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Why should my pet have a fecal exam?

Why should my pet have a fecal exam?

The best way to ensure that your pet, and your family, are safe from intestinal parasites is by getting annual pet fecal exams done at your vet's office.

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How do I know if my dog or cat has fleas?

How do I know if my dog or cat has fleas?

Fleas can make your pet miserable! In fact, fleas are the most common external parasite that can affect your dog or cat. If left untreated, fleas can lead to infections and cause more serious diseases. Here, our Charlotte vets describe some early signs that your pet may have fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks are a danger to people and pets because they can spread a number of serious diseases. Here, our South Charlotte vets explains more about these external parasites including what to look for, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.

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