When a dog is experiencing ongoing chronic pain it can have a devastating effect on their overall quality of life. Here, our Pittsboro vets discuss the signs of chronic pain conditions in dogs and how you can help manage their pain and live comfortably.
Pet Care Tips
In humans, the ACL can commonly become injured, typically in athletes, but did you know that dogs have a similar ligament? In dogs, the ACL is actually referred to as the CCL. Here our Pittsboro vets discuss ACL (CCL) injuries in dogs, as well as how they can be treated and prevented.
Fecal exams performed by your veterinarian are the best way to protect your pets and family against intestinal parasites. At Hope Crossing Animal Hospital in Pittsboro fecal exams provide your vet with the opportunity to test your cat or dog for intestinal parasites before more serious problems develop.
If you have recently acquired a kitten then there will be a variety of preventive care that they will need, including being fixed to avoid unwanted litters and serious diseases. Our Pittsboro vets discuss the benefits of having your cat spayed or neutered and how old your kitten needs to be to get fixed.
Rabies is a deadly disease that can be easily transmitted by a variety of animals that your dog may come into contact with. This disease can not only be transmitted to your dog but to yourself as well. In this post, our Pittsboro vets discuss rabies in dogs, why preventive care is so important, and what the rabies vaccine schedule looks like.
Injuries in cats can sometimes lead to other concerns and conditions. One condition that may be the result of injuries is aural hematomas or blood blisters. Today, our Pittsboro vet team discusses the causes of aural hematomas in cats, symptoms, and when surgery may be necessary.
The idea of raising a puppy and a kitten together might be the cutest thought, but there are many things that you should consider if you choose to go this route. Here, our Pittsboro vets explain the things that you should keep in mind when raising a puppy and kitten together in the same home.