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

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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What You Need to Know About Stomach & Intestinal Cancer in Cats

What You Need to Know About Stomach & Intestinal Cancer in Cats

The painful and aggressive cancer called leiomyosarcoma attacks the muscles in your cat's intestines and stomach. Our team of veterinary oncologists in Greensboro will walk you through the signs, symptoms, and treatment options for stomach cancer in your feline companion. 

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What is Cushing's disease in dogs?

What is Cushing's disease in dogs?

Cushing's disease in dogs can lead to a number of serious symptoms and complications that can threaten your pup's longevity. In today's post our Greensboro vets share more about the causes of Cushing's disease in dogs, as well as possible complications and available treatments.

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Signs That Your Cat Has a Fever & What To Do

Signs That Your Cat Has a Fever & What To Do

If your cat is running a fever it may indicate an underlying health problem that requires urgent treatment. Today, our Greensboro vets explain some of the causes and symptoms of fevers in cats and what to do if your cat has a fever.

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What are symptoms of rocky mountain spotted fever in dogs?

What are symptoms of rocky mountain spotted fever in dogs?

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) is an acute tick-borne disease seen in dogs across the US with symptoms ranging in severity from mild to potentially life-threatening. Today our Greensboro vets share some of the symptoms of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in dogs, as well as the available treatments for this condition.

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Anaplasmosis in Dogs - What It Is, Symptoms, & How It's Treated

Anaplasmosis in Dogs - What It Is, Symptoms, & How It's Treated

Tick-borne diseases pose a serious health risk for people, pets and farm animals across the US. Spread by the black-legged deer tick, Anaplasmosis is one such disease. Today our Greensboro vets share the symptoms of Anaplasmosis in dogs and how this potentially serious condition is treated.

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Blepharitis (Eye Inflammation) in Dogs

Blepharitis (Eye Inflammation) in Dogs

Blepharitis (eye inflammation) in dogs can cause your pooch intense discomfort, itchiness, and other symptoms. Our Greensboro ophthalmologist explains the types, symptoms, causes, diagnostic methods and treatment options for this condition.

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Dog Eye Injuries - Causes, Symptoms & What You Should Do

Dog Eye Injuries - Causes, Symptoms & What You Should Do

Our Greensboro vets know that pet parents work hard to protect and care for their pets, nonetheless eye injuries can happen. In today's post we share some of the most common types of eye injuries in dogs as well as the causes, symptoms, and what you should do if your dog has an eye injury.

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Can I use Neosporin for treating my cat's eye infection?

Can I use Neosporin for treating my cat's eye infection?

If your cat's eyes are looking sore and inflamed you may be tempted to use Neosporin as a way to fight an eye infection, but using Neosporin on your cat's eyes could lead to some serious consequences. It's never a good idea to use medications designed for human use, on cats without first consulting your veterinarian.

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