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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.

Cat & Dog ECG - What It Is & When It Is Used

Cat & Dog ECG - What It Is & When It Is Used

Today, our Huntersville veterinary team explains a bit about ECGs for dogs and cats, when your vet will order one, and how to understand the results so that you can informed decisions regarding your pet's health care.

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Signs of Diabetes in Dogs

Signs of Diabetes in Dogs

At Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Huntersville our vets are seeing increasing numbers of dogs with diabetes. There's no cure at the moment but treatments are available. Today, we discuss signs that your dog may have diabetes and how it can be treated.

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Is blood in dog stool an emergency?

Is blood in dog stool an emergency?

Dog owners typically spend a great deal of time picking up their dog's excrement. So, you likely have a good idea of what a normal stool looks like for your pet. But what should you do if you notice blood in your dog's stool? Our Huntersville vets explain.

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What to Do if Your Pet is Choking

What to Do if Your Pet is Choking

If your dog or cat begins to choke you will need to take action fast! To help you cope with this emergency situation our Huntersville vets share a few steps to take if your pet is choking.

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Rabbit Veterinary Care - What it Involves & How Much It Costs

Rabbit Veterinary Care - What it Involves & How Much It Costs

Wondering how often you should take a bunny to the vet, what's involved in a bunny vet checkup, and how much vet care for rabbits costs? Below, our Huntersville vets provide the answers to those questions and more in today's blog post about caring for your pet rabbit.

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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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Caring for Pets in Huntersville

At Carolina Veterinary Specialists, we accept new clients to our specialty services by referral. Our 24/7 emergency service accepts all clients.

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