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Animal Wellness Blog

Our team at Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Huntersville share helpful tips and information in our blog to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

Getting your first a pet reptile? Here Are a Few Great Suggestions!

Getting your first a pet reptile? Here Are a Few Great Suggestions!

Reptiles can be great pets. Depending on the species you choose, many of these delightful creatures are easy to care for, have distinctive personalities, or can even be considered hypoallergenic. While reptiles do have very specific needs, some are much easier to care for than others. Our Huntersville vets list a few of the best reptiles for first-time owners.

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What is the life expectancy of dogs with cancer?

What is the life expectancy of dogs with cancer?

Being told that your pet has cancer is heartbreaking, and is bound to leave you with countless questions about what to expect. Although our Huntersville vets don't know the details of your pet's diagnosis, today's post may help to answer some of your many questions about how long can a dog live with cancer.

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Urinalysis for Dogs & Cats

Urinalysis for Dogs & Cats

At Carolina Veterinary Specialists, we believe strongly in educating our clients so they can be the best possible pet owners. So today, our Huntersville vets will discuss urinalysis for dogs and cats, as well as how to understand your pet's urinalysis results so you can make the best decisions regarding their medical care.

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Why Routine Exams Are Important To Your Pet's Health

Why Routine Exams Are Important To Your Pet's Health

Pet wellness exams - or pet checkups - give your vet the opportunity to help prevent disease and spot the earliest signs of developing health problems. Today, our Huntersville vets discuss more about the importance of routine exams for your dog or cat and what they entail. 

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Understanding Blood Tests for Dogs

Understanding Blood Tests for Dogs

Our Huntersville vets understand that it can be challenging to understand why your pet needs blood testing, and what those results mean. Today we explain the results of the dog's blood tests.

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Causes of Diarrhea in Dogs & How to Stop It

Causes of Diarrhea in Dogs & How to Stop It

Our Huntersville vets know that if your dog has diarrhea you want to find out why, and how to stop it FAST! In today's post, we share some of the most common causes of diarrhea in dogs and what you can do to help resolve this messy problem.

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Diagnostic Imaging - The Benefits of Ultrasound for Pets

Diagnostic Imaging - The Benefits of Ultrasound for Pets

Your vet has recommended that your pet have an ultrasound scan - but why? Today our Huntersville vets share a little about the benefits of ultrasound imaging, when it is used, and how to prepare for your pet's ultrasound.

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Now Available: Medgene's Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Vaccine (RHDV2)

Now Available: Medgene's Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Vaccine (RHDV2)

Looking to protect your furry friend from Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHD)? Curious about the signs and symptoms, and what you can do to help? The vets at Huntersville will answer all your questions.

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Dog Joint Pain - Signs & Treatments

Dog Joint Pain - Signs & Treatments

Our Huntersville specialist vets see a lot of dogs suffering from painful joint issues. While joint pain can often be an age-related condition in dogs there are effective treatments available to relieve joint pain in dogs of any age or activity level.

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Cat Dental Care - How to Keep Your Cat's Mouth Healthy

Cat Dental Care - How to Keep Your Cat's Mouth Healthy

Many of us know the pain and discomfort of dental health problems such as tooth decay and gum disease, but pet parents are often unaware that their feline friend could be suffering from similar, painful dental health issues. Our Huntersville veterinary team explains how to spot dental health problems in your cat, some of the most common dental diseases are in cats, and how these issues can be prevented or treated.

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Caring for Pets in Huntersville

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