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.

How to Treat Periodontal Disease in dogs

How to Treat Periodontal Disease in dogs

Periodontal disease not only negatively impacts the health of your dog's mouth, but it can also impact their overall health and wellbeing. Here, our Winston-Salem vets explain the disease as well as its symptoms, causes and treatment options. 

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How To Care For Your Cat After Surgery

How To Care For Your Cat After Surgery

After your cat's surgery a little extra love and attention are going to be required in order to allow for the incision to heal without becoming aggravated, injured, or infected. In today's post our Winston-Salem vets share some strategies for caring for your feline friend as they recover from surgery, including what to do for a cat not eating after surgery, and how to stop a cat from jumping after surgery.

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Getting Your Dog Neutered or Spayed

Getting Your Dog Neutered or Spayed

New Winston-Salem pet parents often wonder why they should get their dog neutered or spayed and how these surgeries actually benefit their canine companions. Here are some great reasons to get your dog fixed and what it entails.

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How can I tell if my dog has a fever?

How can I tell if my dog has a fever?

Knowing whether your dog has a fever can be challenging. Today, our Winston-Salem vets explain how to detect a fever in dogs, as well as symptoms of fever in dogs and what to do if your dog has a fever.

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What is anaplasmosis in dogs?

What is anaplasmosis in dogs?

Anaplasmosis is a tick-borne disease that threatens the health of people, pets and other animals in many areas across the US. Today our Winston-Salem vets explain the symptoms of Anaplasmosis in dogs and how this condition can be treated.

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Symptoms of Pneumonia in Cats & How It's Treated

Symptoms of Pneumonia in Cats & How It's Treated

Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs and airways that can occur in cats for a variety of reasons. Today our vets at Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Winston-Salem explain more about the causes, symptoms and treatment for pneumonia in cats.

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Signs of Asthma in Cats

Signs of Asthma in Cats

Much like people, cats can suffer from asthma, and for many of the same reasons as people. If your kitty is having difficulties breathing it's time to head to the vet to find out if your cat is having an asthma attack! Today our Winston-Salem vets explain how you can tell if your cat has asthma.

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Signs of Asthma in Dogs & What To Do

Signs of Asthma in Dogs & What To Do

Asthma in dogs is a surprisingly common condition seen by our Winston-Salem emergency and specialist vets. Below are some of the most common symptoms of asthma in dogs and what you should do if your dog has asthma.

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Taking your pet for an ultrasound? Here's what you should know.

Taking your pet for an ultrasound? Here's what you should know.

Your vet is recommending an ultrasound for your pet. So, what exactly is an ultrasound and how can it help your dog or cat? Our Winston-Salem Veterinary Specialists explain how ultrasounds help to make veterinary care more effective. 

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Vomiting in Dogs & How to Induce Vomiting in Dogs

Vomiting in Dogs & How to Induce Vomiting in Dogs

There are many reasons why your dog may vomit, and also for wanting to induce vomiting. Today, our Winston-Salem emergency vets share what you should know about vomiting in dogs, what to do if your dog is vomiting, and what to do to induce vomiting in dogs.

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