Pet Health Blog

Our team of veterinary specialists and emergency vets share helpful tips and information to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

What is IVDD in dogs? How is it treated?

What is IVDD in dogs? How is it treated?

IVDD is a degenerative disease that can affect your dog's spinal cord and causes a range of painful mobility issues. Today our Greensboro vets explain more the causes and treatments for IVDD in dogs. 

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FHO Surgery for Cats with Hip Problems

FHO Surgery for Cats with Hip Problems

FHO surgery can be an effective and relatively inexpensive surgical treatment option for cats suffering from hip problems. Our Greensboro specialist vets describe the hip anatomy of cats, problems that could affect your kitty's hips and what’s involved in FHO surgery and recovery.

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Dog Torn ACL - Surgery

Dog Torn ACL - Surgery

Some of our favorite athletes will suffer from ACL injuries over the course of their careers, but did you know that your dog could also experience this painful knee injury? Here our Greensboro vets share a little about ACL surgery for dogs.

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Dog & Cat Eye Injuries - When to Seek Help

Dog & Cat Eye Injuries - When to Seek Help

Eye injuries happen to pets. Here, our Greensboro vets explain what symptoms to look for, and why you should seek veterinary care right away if your cat or dog is displaying symptoms of an eye injury.

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Entropion in Dogs

Entropion in Dogs

Entropion is a condition seen in many breeds where the pup's eyelids roll inwards causing irritation, pain and other secondary eye problems.  Today our Greensboro vets share more about this common eye condition in dogs including symptoms and how entropion is treated.

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What to Expect When You Take Your Dog for an X-Ray

What to Expect When You Take Your Dog for an X-Ray

Your dog has an x-ray (radiograph) coming up. You may be wondering about the process during the appointment and how you can prepare. In this post, our Greensboro vets explain what you can expect when you take your dog for an x-ray. 

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Treating Kitten Eye Infections

Treating Kitten Eye Infections

Eye infections in kittens often become apparent when the kitten is about 8 - 14 days old when their eyes begin to open. Although there are a few reasons why eye infections can occur, our Greensboro vets most often see these infections in homeless kittens and barn cats. Here's why...

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Dog Anxiety - Ways to Help Your Pooch Feel More Contented

Dog Anxiety - Ways to Help Your Pooch Feel More Contented

Dogs, like their owners, can suffer from anxiety and depression from time to time. If you think that your furry friend is feeling anxious or blue the good news is that you may be able to help your dog to feel better with these tips from our Greensboro vets.

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Do you have an overweight cat? Here's How to Tell

Do you have an overweight cat? Here's How to Tell

You may think of your feline friend as cuddly rather than overweight but carrying just a few extra ounces can make a big difference to your cat's wellbeing and longevity. Today, our Greensboro vets explain how you can tell if your cat is overweight.

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Overweight Dog? Here Are The Signs to Look For

Overweight Dog? Here Are The Signs to Look For

It can be difficult to tell if your dog is overweight, particularly in long hair breeds. Today our Greensboro vets share some signs that your canine companion is carrying extra weight, and what you should do.

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