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In order to help you keep your pets happy and healthy after your veterinary appointments, our Pittsboro vets share useful tips and helpful advice on our insightful blog.

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Aural Hematoma in Cat: When is Surgery Needed

Aural Hematoma in Cat: When is Surgery Needed

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.

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Raising a Puppy & Kitten Together

Raising a Puppy & Kitten Together

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.

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Urinalysis For Dogs

Urinalysis For Dogs

At Hope Crossing Animal Hospital, we want to help pet owners understand the processes that happen at the veterinary clinic. So today, our Pittsboro vets will share some information about urinalysis for dogs and what you can expect from the process.

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Fever in Dogs

Fever in Dogs

The signs of a fever in dogs can often be mistaken for other ailments so it is important to monitor the symptoms as your pet is experiencing them and work quickly to treat their condition. Here, our Pittsboro vets share some signs of fever in dogs, how to properly take their temperature and how to provide care.

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Importance of the Bordetella Pet Vaccination in Cats & Dogs

Importance of the Bordetella Pet Vaccination in Cats & Dogs

If your pup goes to the groomer or needs to be boarded at a facility while you are away, they will need to be protected from the highly contagious Bordetella virus. Our Pittsboro vets share some information about the importance of pet vaccinations for bordetella in cats and dogs.

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Signs Your Dog Needs Their Teeth Cleaned

Signs Your Dog Needs Their Teeth Cleaned

Oral health care is extremely important to the overall health of your dog. If they do not receive adequate dental care their teeth will begin to decay and gum disease can occur. Today our Pittsboro vets discuss veterinary dental care and some of the signs that your dog needs their teeth cleaned.

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Signs That Your Cat Needs a Friend

Signs That Your Cat Needs a Friend

There is this universal view of cats that claims that they are solitary creatures that prefer life on their own. That is not entirely true however, while they can be content in their own space they are actually quite social. Today, our Pittsboro vets discuss the signs of when a cat is in need of a friend and how to go about bringing a new cat into your space.

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Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs

Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs

Healthy kidneys perform a range of essential functions so if your dog is suddenly experiencing distress related to their kidneys it is important to seek veterinary care immediately. Here our Pittsboro vets discuss the signs of acute kidney failure in dogs, and what treatment options may be available to your dog.

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Dental Care for Cats: Perfect Ways to Help Prevent Dental Disease

Dental Care for Cats: Perfect Ways to Help Prevent Dental Disease

Dental conditions can cause an incredible amount of pain and discomfort for your cat which could in turn create issues in many areas of their life such as eating. Here, our Pittsboro veterinary dentists discuss dental care for cats and ways you can prevent painful oral conditions.

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Pneumonia in Cats

Pneumonia in Cats

Pneumonia in cats is a fairly common condition that affects the respiratory system of your feline friend. In today's blog, our Pittsboro vets discuss some of the causes of pneumonia in cats, how to know if your cat is experiencing the symptoms and what recovery looks like.

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