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Health Tips & Advice For Your Pet

Our blog offers helpful tips and advice from our vets at Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Winston-Salem, to help you keep your pet happy and healthy.

My dog has bloody diarrhea and vomit, what should I do?

My dog has bloody diarrhea and vomit, what should I do?

Spotting blood in your dog’s stool, diarrhea or vomit is bound to cause both concern and alarm. Today our Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialists at Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Winston-Salem NC share some of the causes, symptoms and treatment for bloody diarrhea and vomit in dogs.

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Why is my dog shaking and losing his balance?

Why is my dog shaking and losing his balance?

Is your dog losing balance, shaking, or falling over? Your dog's loss of balance could be the result of a serious medical issue, such as poisoning, stroke, injury, or an infection. Today, our Winston-Salem vets explain why you should head to an animal hospital right away if your dog is experiencing balance issues.

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Seizures & Epilepsy in Cats

Seizures & Epilepsy in Cats

If your cat is experiencing recurrent seizures, your vet may diagnose your cat with epilepsy. Our veterinary neurologists at Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Winston-Salem diagnose and treat cats that are experiencing seizures for a variety of reasons ranging from diabetes to poisoning.

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Epilepsy in Dogs

Epilepsy in Dogs

Our veterinary neurologist understands that if your dog is experiencing recurring seizures, it may leave you feeling helpless and alone, but an estimated 0.5 - 5 percent of dogs are living with idiopathic epilepsy (seizures with no obvious cause). Today, our Winston-Salem vets share the types and symptoms of epilepsy in dogs, and how it is treated.

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Can dogs get Parkinson's disease?

Can dogs get Parkinson's disease?

There are a host of neurological conditions that strike people every year, the same is true for dogs. Today our Winston-Salem veterinary neurologist shares a little about Parkinson's disease in dogs.

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Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) in Dogs

Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) in Dogs

Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) is a degenerative disease that affects the spinal cord, causing a host of painful and severe symptoms for dogs. Our veterinary neurologist specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the nerves, spinal cord, muscles, and brain such as IVDD. Today we look at the symptoms and treatments for IVDD in dogs.

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How to Care Your Dog After Surgery

How to Care Your Dog After Surgery

It's important for pet parents to know how to care for their dog following surgery, so that their pooch gets back to a normal, active lifestyle as quickly as possible. Here are a few tips from our Winston-Salem vets on how to care for your pup after surgery.

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Kidney Failure in Dogs - Signs, Symptoms & Causes

Kidney Failure in Dogs - Signs, Symptoms & Causes

Today our vets at Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Winston-Salem explain a little about the causes and treatment of kidney failure in dogs, as well as the signs and symptoms of kidney failure that pet parents should look out for.

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Lyme Disease in Dogs

Lyme Disease in Dogs

Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world. In today's blog, our Winston-Salem vets explain some symptoms of Lyme disease in dogs, and what to do if you think your pup may have Lyme disease.

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What Pet Parents Should Know About Vestibular Disease in Cats

What Pet Parents Should Know About Vestibular Disease in Cats

Our Winston-Salem vets know that witnessing the symptoms of Vestibular Disease or Feline Vestibular Syndrome in your cat be upsetting. Today we look at the symptoms of this condition in cats, and how Vestibular Disease is treated.

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