Veterinary & Pet Care Blog

Ear Infection in Cats

Ear Infection in Cats

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.

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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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How to Tell if Your Cat is Overweight

How to Tell if Your Cat is Overweight

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.

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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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Hepatitis in Cats & Available Treatments

Hepatitis in Cats & Available Treatments

Hepatitis is a liver disorder which can lead to a number of serious symptoms and health complications for your cat. Today, our South Charlotte vets explain the two types of hepatitis in cats, their causes, symptoms, and treatments. 

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What is the life expectancy for cats with IBD?

What is the life expectancy for cats with IBD?

Although there is no cure for IBD in cat's in many cases the condition can be managed, providing successfully treated cats with a good life-expectancy. Today our South Charlotte vets share more about inflammatory bowel disease in cats and the prognosis for cats suffering from IBD.

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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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