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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.

Hip Replacement for Dogs - Process, Recovery & Cost

Hip Replacement for Dogs - Process, Recovery & Cost

Has your dog's mobility and quality of life been negatively impacted by a painful or damaged hip? If so, a total hip replacement may help to restore your dog's ability to run and jump comfortably once again. Our Winston-Salem vets explain the process.

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The Most Common Causes of Dog Diarrhea & What To Do

The Most Common Causes of Dog Diarrhea & What To Do

Dog diarrhea is a messy problem that all pet parents face at some point. If your dog has recurrent diarrhea you'll want to know why and find a cure FAST! So today our Winston-Salem vets share some of the most common causes of diarrhea in dogs and what to do.

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My dog got bit by another dog. What should I do?

My dog got bit by another dog. What should I do?

You can't believe it happened but your dog has just been bitten by another dog. Stay calm and follow this advice from our Winston-Salem vets.

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Understanding The Results of Blood Tests for Dogs

Understanding The Results of Blood Tests for Dogs

Wondering why your vet wants to do blood tests on your dog? Today our Winston-Salem vets explain why blood tests are an important diagnostic tool and what the results of some common blood tests can show us about your pup's health.

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Why won't my cat drink water?

Why won't my cat drink water?

To stay healthy your cat needs to stay hydrated. If your cat won't drink water these tips from our Winston-Salem vets may help to explain why your cat won't drink and what you can do to help.

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Knuckling in Dogs

Knuckling in Dogs

Is your dog standing or walking on its hind legs rather than its paws? This is known as knuckling, and it can indicate a variety of conditions. Today, our Winston-Salem veterinarians explain what knuckling is in dogs and how to stop it.

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Signs of Joint Pain In Dogs

Signs of Joint Pain In Dogs

Joint pain can negatively impact your dog's quality of life and, if left untreated, can seriously restrict your dog's mobility. However, spotting the early signs of joint pain in dogs can be challenging. Our Winston-Salem vets explain the types of joint pain seen in dogs, and the signs to watch for.

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What To Do If Your Cat Loses Their Voice

What To Do If Your Cat Loses Their Voice

Has your kitty's purr-fect meow turned raspy, hoarse, or even silent? If so, your cat may be suffering from laryngitis. Today, our Winston-Salem vets explain the symptoms and causes of cat laryngitis as well as available treatments.

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Dog Intestinal Blockage Surgery - What You Need to Know

Dog Intestinal Blockage Surgery - What You Need to Know

Does your dog tend to eat things they shouldn't? If so, it's essential to watch for signs of intestinal blockages. Intestinal blockages (obstructions) are relatively common issues seen by our Winston-Salem vets. Here we look at the causes and symptoms of this very serious condition, as well as the surgery that could save your dog's life.

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Cataract Surgery for Dogs - A Pet Parent's Guide

Cataract Surgery for Dogs - A Pet Parent's Guide

Cataracts can result in blurred vision and eventual blindness for your pooch, but surgery may be able to help to restore your dog's vision. Here our Winston-Salem vets share a little about what to expect when your dog goes in to have cataract surgery.

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