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.

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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Symptoms of Ear Infection in Dogs

Symptoms of Ear Infection in Dogs

Our Winston-Salem vets often see ear infections in dogs, especially in dogs with lovely long floppy ears. Most ear infections in dogs are easy to treat if caught early. Here are some of the signs of dog ear infections, and what to do if your pup's ears aren't as healthy as they should be.

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

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

Seeing your dog every day can mean that you fail to notice when your pup starts putting on weight, but carrying just a few extra pounds can affect your dog's health and longevity. Here our Winston-Salem vets share some ways to tell if your dog may be overweight, and what you should do.

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Signs That You May Have an Overweight Cat

Signs That You May Have an Overweight Cat

You may joke that your cat is 'cuddly' but carrying just a few extra ounces can make a big difference to your cat's health. Today, our Winston-Salem vets explain how you can tell if your cat is overweight. 

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A Pet Parents Guide to FHO Surgery in Dogs

A Pet Parents Guide to FHO Surgery in Dogs

Does your dog have a painful hip condition? FHO surgery may be a good treatment option for your pup. In this post, our Winston-Salem Veterinary Surgeons describe the hip anatomy of dogs, conditions that can occur, and what’s involved in FHO surgery and recovery.

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Symptoms of Bronchitis in Cats

Symptoms of Bronchitis in Cats

Bronchitis is a serious condition in cats that can lead to coughing, breathing problems, inflamed airways and other symptoms. Our Winston-Salem vets explain how this condition can affect your cat, the symptoms to watch for, and when your cat needs to see a vet.

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Is my cat the cause of my asthma attacks?

Is my cat the cause of my asthma attacks?

If your asthma symptoms are worse when you're at home, your cat could be the reason. That said, if you're not ready to find a new home for your feline friend just yet, there are a few things you can try that may help to reduce the frequency of your cat related asthma attacks. Our vets explain...

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