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Our Pittsboro veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Bordetella in Dogs

Bordetella in Dogs

Commonly referred to as kennel cough, the Bordetella virus is a highly contagious disease that dogs of any breed can contract. Here, our veterinarians in Pittsboro list the signs, causes, treatment, and tips to prevent Bordetella in dogs. 

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Dog Urinary Tract Infection: Signs & Treatment

Dog Urinary Tract Infection: Signs & Treatment

Urinary tract infections in dogs are so common that it's estimated that over a quarter of all dogs will experience at least one in their life. Here, our Pittsboro vets share some of the causes and signs of UTIs and the possible treatment options for dogs with urinary tract infections.

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Bladder Stones in Dogs

Bladder Stones in Dogs

Bladder stones in dogs can cause urinary problems and even become life-threatening if they entirely block the bladder. In this blog post, our vets in Pittsboro will discuss this condition, its causes and symptoms, and the treatment options.

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Ear Hematoma in Cat: When is Surgery Needed

Ear Hematoma in Cat: When is Surgery Needed

If your cat has an ear hematoma, it can be very painful.  In this blog post, our veterinarians inPittsboro discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for ear hematoma.

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What to Do if My Dog Cut His Paw Pad?

What to Do if My Dog Cut His Paw Pad?

While the pads of your dog's paws are much tougher than the bottoms of your feet, they can still suffer from cuts and other injuries. Our Pittsboro vets and team explain what you should do if your dog has a cut paw.

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Helping Your Dog To Recover Quickly After Surgery

Helping Your Dog To Recover Quickly After Surgery

After a dog has surgery, pet parents play a pivotal role in helping them to fully recover. Attentive, diligent post-op care is essential to help your pooch return to their daily routine as quickly as possible. Our Pittsboro vets share some tips for how to care for your dog after surgery.

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Fever in Dogs: Causes & Symptoms

Fever in Dogs: Causes & Symptoms

When your dog is battling an illness they may seem warmer than usual but do you know how to tell if they are too warm? Here, our Pittsboro Animal Hospital vets share some of the symptoms of fever in dogs, what the common causes are and how to help your dog feel better.

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Puppy Vaccination Schedule

Puppy Vaccination Schedule

It's important to vaccinate your new puppy in order to protect them from potential diseases. Our veterinarian team in Pittsboro can provide the necessary vaccinations and can help you create a vaccine schedule.

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Can a Vaccinated Dog Get Rabies?

Can a Vaccinated Dog Get Rabies?

The chances of rabies infecting a vaccinated dog are low. However, a rabies vaccination does not guarantee 100% protection. In this post, our Pittsboro vets discuss what to do if you suspect your dog may have been exposed to rabies.

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Dog Hip Dysplasia Surgery

Dog Hip Dysplasia Surgery

Hip dysplasia is a progressive, degenerative disease that actually begins when your dog is just a puppy, but generally isn't diagnosed until noticeable symptoms appear in adulthood. Today our Pittsboro vets discuss treatment options for hip dysplasia in dogs and ways to help reduce the impact of this painful condition on your dog's mobility.

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