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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.

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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Ectropion in Dogs -  Sad Droopy Eyes & Their Potential Complications

Ectropion in Dogs - Sad Droopy Eyes & Their Potential Complications

Ectropion is the name for the condition that provides some dog breeds with the sad droopy lower eyelids many pet owners adore. That said, if your dog has ectropion it can make them more susceptible to a number of painful eye conditions. Today our Greensboro vets explain more about the complications of ectropion in dogs. 

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Fluid in the Lungs in Dogs - Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Fluid in the Lungs in Dogs - Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

While fluid in the lungs (pulmonary edema) is most often related to pneumonia in dogs, this can also occur due to other conditions. Today, our Greensboro internal medicine vet explains causes, symptoms and treatments for fluid in the lungs in dogs. 

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Dog Eye Glaucoma - Causes & Symptoms

Dog Eye Glaucoma - Causes & Symptoms

Glaucoma is a painful condition caused by pressure within your pet's eye which can occur due to a number of underlying conditions. Our board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist explains a few of the reasons why glaucoma can occur in your dog, and how primary and secondary glaucoma can be treated. 

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Antibiotics For Eye Infections in Cats

Antibiotics For Eye Infections in Cats

The cause of your cat's eye infection will determine the treatment prescribed by your vet. The causes of eye infections in cats include bacterial or viral infections, injuries, or underlying health conditions. Today our Greensboro Veterinary Ophthalmologist shares some of the treatments for eye infections in cats.

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What Pet Parents Should Know About Glaucoma in Cats

What Pet Parents Should Know About Glaucoma in Cats

Glaucoma can strike your cat suddenly and quickly lead to blindness if left untreated. Our Greensboro veterinary ophthamologist explains more about this painful condition and the treatments available if your cat is diagnosed with glaucoma.

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Why are my cat's eyes watering?

Why are my cat's eyes watering?

If your cat's eyes have started to tear or water excessively, or if your cat is blinking frequently and squinting, it could be an early sign that there is an issue. Today our Greensboro vets explain a few reasons why cat's eyes water.

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Feline Urinary Tract Disease: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Feline Urinary Tract Disease: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Feline urinary tract disease can cause pain, loss of bladder control or dire emergency situations for your cat. In this post, our Greensboro vets explain the disease, symptoms, causes and treatment options.

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Hypothyroidism in Dogs - What it is, symptoms and treatments.

Hypothyroidism in Dogs - What it is, symptoms and treatments.

Our Greensboro vets frequently see hypothyroidism in dogs ranging from 4 - 10 years of age, and of many different breeds. This uncomfortable condition can impact your dog’s quality of life and cause a host skin problems. Today we look at the causes and symptoms of hypothyroidism in dogs, and how it can be treated.

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