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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.

Bladder Cancer in Dogs

Bladder Cancer in Dogs

Within a dogs urinary system, the bladder is the most common place for cancer to strike. In today's blog our Huntersville vets share at some of the causes and symptoms of bladder cancer in dogs as well as the available treatments.

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Bone Cancer in Dogs - What Pet Parents Should Know

Bone Cancer in Dogs - What Pet Parents Should Know

Bone cancer, or osteosarcoma, is one of the most common types of cancer a dog can develop, and must diagnosed and treated quickly in order to achieve the best possible treatment outcomes. Here our Huntersville vets share the signs of bone cancer in dogs, and when to seek help from your veterinarian.

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Lung Cancer in Dogs

Lung Cancer in Dogs

While lung cancer is rare in dogs, cases are on the rise. At Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Huntersville, our board-certified oncologist uses advanced diagnostics and treatments to provide the best possible care to pets with cancer. Here is what you should know about the symptoms and treatments for lung cancer in dogs.

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Caring for Your Dog After Surgery

Caring for Your Dog After Surgery

Knowing how to care for your pet properly after surgery can help you to get your dog back to normal as quickly as possible, without complications. Today our Huntersville vets share some tips on how to care for your pooch following surgery.

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Causes & Symptoms of Anemia in Dogs

Causes & Symptoms of Anemia in Dogs

Our Huntersville vets often see anemia in dogs. However, this condition is viewed a symptom of an underlying health issue rather than the actual illness. Here is more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for anemia in dogs.

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Liver Cancer in Dogs - Signs, Symtoms & Causes

Liver Cancer in Dogs - Signs, Symtoms & Causes

Our vets understand that a diagnosis of liver cancer for your dog is terrifying. However it may not be all bad news depending on the type of liver cancer your dogs has. At Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Huntersville, our veterinary oncologist uses advanced diagnostics and treatments to provide the best possible care to pets with cancer.

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3 Types of Skin Cancer in Dogs

3 Types of Skin Cancer in Dogs

Many loving pet-parents don't think about skin cancer when it comes to their dogs. However, in spite of the fact that dogs are covered in fur, skin cancer is still a very real concern. Here are 3 skin cancers that our Huntersville oncology vet commonly sees in dogs.

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Cat Illnesses that Owners Should Take Seriously

Cat Illnesses that Owners Should Take Seriously

It can be difficult for even the most attentive pet-parent to recognize when their cat is seriously ill. In part is this because cats tend to hide when not feeling well. Today our Huntersville vets share the symptoms of 3 cat illnesses that require a trip to the vet.

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Heat Stroke in Dogs - Symptoms, Causes & Prevention

Heat Stroke in Dogs - Symptoms, Causes & Prevention

In this post, our Huntersville vets explain what causes heat stroke, symptoms to watch for and actions to take if you think your dog is suffering from the condition. Plus: tips for prevention.  

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TPLO Surgery to Treat ACL Injuries In Dogs

TPLO Surgery to Treat ACL Injuries In Dogs

If your dog is suffering from a torn ACL (CCL) our Huntersville vets may recommend TPLO surgery to repair the injury. TPLO surgery can help to restore function to your dog's leg and allow them to return to their regular active lifestyle.

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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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