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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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Is my dog overweight?

Is my dog overweight?

You may think of your pooch as cuddly but carrying just a few extra pounds can affect your pup's health and longevity. Today our South Charlotte vets explain how to tell if your dog is overweight, and what you should do.

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Dog Food for Kidney Disease

Dog Food for Kidney Disease

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.

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Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs

Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs

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. 

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Prognosis for Dogs with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Prognosis for Dogs with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Our vets often treat dogs with Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and although there is no cure for this condition, in many cases IBD can be successfully managed. Today we look at the prognosis for dogs with IBD. 

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs - Symptoms, Treatment & Diet

Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs - Symptoms, Treatment & Diet

IBD can impact part or all of your dog's gastrointestinal tract. It can also be difficult to diagnose. Today, we share some of the symptoms of IBD in dogs, as well as foods that may help your pup feel better. 

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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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5 Best Dog Breeds for Kids & Families

5 Best Dog Breeds for Kids & Families

Looking for the best dog breeds for kids and families? Our South Charlotte vets share some valuable tips on finding the pup for you. Here are our insights on how to choose your new pooch - and some picks for your family’s new furry friend.

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