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Fever in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Care

Fever in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Care

Detecting a fever in dogs can be difficult. Here, our Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Huntersville explain how to detect a fever in dogs, the causes, symptoms and what you need to know to care for your pet.

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Fever in Cats: Causes, Symptoms and Care

Fever in Cats: Causes, Symptoms and Care

A fever in cats often indicate an underlying issue. Here, our Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Huntersville explain the causes and symptoms of fevers in cats and what you need to know to care for your cat.

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Can cats cause asthma attacks in people?

Can cats cause asthma attacks in people?

While it's true that your feline friend may be causing your asthma to act up, there are things that you can do that may help minimize the effect. Today we look at how cats cause asthma and what you can do to help reduce the effects of the cat related allergens in your home.

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Leiomyosarcoma - Stomach Cancer in Cats

Leiomyosarcoma - Stomach Cancer in Cats

Leiomyosarcoma is a painful and aggressive form of cancer that affects the smooth muscles of the cat's stomach and intestines. In today's post our veterinary specialists explain some of the signs of this stomach cancer in cats as well as how the disease is diagnosed and treated.

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Is my cat having an asthma attack?

Is my cat having an asthma attack?

Many pet parents don't realize that, like people, cats can suffer from asthma, and for many of the same reasons as people. If your feline friend is having difficulties breathing it's time to head to the vet to find out if your cat is having an asthma attack! 

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How do I know if my dog is in pain with cancer?

How do I know if my dog is in pain with cancer?

Dogs can be very good at hiding their pain. If your dog has been diagnosed with cancer, detecting and treating pain quickly are especially important. Today our Huntersville Veterinary team explains how to recognize the signs of cancer pain in your dog, and how cancer pain in dogs can be treated.

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Mouth Cancer in Dogs

Mouth Cancer in Dogs

Although oral cancer (mouth cancer) can be seen in dogs of any age, the most common age for a dog to be diagnosed with oral cancer is 11 years. Here, our Huntersville specialty vets explain some symptoms to watch for, and the available treatments for this disease.

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Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments for Fluid in the Lungs in Dog

Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments for Fluid in the Lungs in Dog

While fluid in the lungs (pulmonary edema) is most commonly associated with pneumonia in dogs, fluid can build up in the lungs as a result of a number of other conditions. Today our Huntersville veterinary internal medicine vet explains more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for fluid in the lungs in dogs.

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Which Dogs Have the Highest Risk of Developing Cancer?

Which Dogs Have the Highest Risk of Developing Cancer?

If you're getting a new dog, you're likely comparing the different characteristics of each breed, including potential health issues. When it comes to cancer some dog breeds do face a higher risk of developing the disease. Here, our Huntersville veterinary specialists shares a few of the breeds with a higher risk of developing cancer.

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Bladder Cancer in Dogs

Bladder Cancer in Dogs

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

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