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Signs That Your Dog May Need Dental Cleaning

Signs That Your Dog May Need Dental Cleaning

Dental health issues can lead to chronic pain and other health problems for your dog. Fortunately, many dental health issues can be avoided through routine dental exams and professional cleaning combined with a little extra care at home., Our vets share the signs of dental health issues in dogs and easy ways to keep your dog's mouth healthy.

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Dog Joint Pain - Signs & Treatments

Dog Joint Pain - Signs & Treatments

Joint pain symptoms are a common reason why many dogs are brought to be examined by our South Charlotte vets. While joint pain can often be an age-related condition there are effective treatments available to relieve joint pain in dogs of any age or activity level.

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What does a spider bite look like on a dog?

What does a spider bite look like on a dog?

Many of us are terrified by the thought of a spider lurking in our home, although they typically try to stay hidden well out of our way. That said, they can unexpectedly bite us or our pets. Some of the spider bite symptoms our South Charlottevets see in dogs are very serious and require urgent care. Here's what to do if you think that your dog may have been bitten by a spider.

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What causes diarrhea in dogs, and what can I do to help?

What causes diarrhea in dogs, and what can I do to help?

Our South Charlotte vets know that if your dog has diarrhea you need a cure FAST! Here are some common causes of diarrhea in dogs and what you can do to help resolve this messy issue.

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Tips for Helping Anxious & Depressed Dogs

Tips for Helping Anxious & Depressed Dogs

Is your dog showing signs of anxiety or depression? Try these tips from our South Charlotte vets.

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My pet is healthy - why should I bother with a routine wellness exam?

My pet is healthy - why should I bother with a routine wellness exam?

Routine wellness exams help to keep your pet healthy by giving your veterinarian regular opportunities to examine your pet for earliest signs of disease and to monitor your dog or cat's overall health. Here, our South Charlotte vets share more about why routine exams are important and what to expect at your pet's annual vet checkup. 

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How long will my dog be in pain after neutering?

How long will my dog be in pain after neutering?

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.

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How to Treat Bladder Infection in Dogs

How to Treat Bladder Infection in Dogs

Bladder infections and other bladder issues are common health issues for dogs that can be uncomfortable or even painful. In today's post our South Charlotte vets share the causes, symptoms and treatments for bladder infections in dogs.

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What To Do About Ear Infections In Dogs

What To Do About Ear Infections In Dogs

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.

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Help! Why does my dog keep eating everything?

Help! Why does my dog keep eating everything?

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.

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