Health Tips & Advice For Your Pet

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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What is degenerative myelopathy in dogs?

What is degenerative myelopathy in dogs?

Degenerative myelopathy is a genetic abnormality which can affect your dog's spinal cord and severely limit your pet's mobility. Here our Winston-Salem vets explain more about this debilitating condition in dogs.

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Cerebellar Hypoplasia & Degeneration in Dogs - What Pet Parents Need to Know

Cerebellar Hypoplasia & Degeneration in Dogs - What Pet Parents Need to Know

Cerebellar Abiotrophy (degeneration) and Cerebellar Hypoplasia are two serious conditions that can effect your dog's brain, resulting in a loss of coordination and balance. In today's post our veterinary neurology team explains more about these brain conditions in dogs.

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Treatment & Prevention For Seizures in Dogs

Treatment & Prevention For Seizures in Dogs

If your dog has frequent, recurring seizures there are a number of treatments your vet may prescribe to help reduce the frequency and severity of your pup's seizures. Today our vets share a number of available treatments for seizures in dogs, and explain more about the challenges of getting your pup's treatment 'just right'.

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Signs Your Cat May Have Had a Stroke

Signs Your Cat May Have Had a Stroke

The veterinary neurology team at Carolina Veterinary Specialists understand that learning your cat has had a stroke can be distressing, however strokes in animals tend not to be as severe as strokes in people. With treatment, many cats go on to recover well and live a good quality of life for years to come. 

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Help! Why is my dog having seizures?

Help! Why is my dog having seizures?

For many pet parents, seeing your dog have a seizure can be distressing and worrying. Seizure in dogs can be caused by a number of factors ranging from heat exhaustion to epilepsy. Today our Winston-Salem vets help you to understand more about your dog's seizures.

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Hyperadrenocorticism - Cushing's Disease in Cats

Hyperadrenocorticism - Cushing's Disease in Cats

'Fragile skin' that tears easily, and diabetes can be among the first signs that your cat has Cushing's disease. Today our Winston-Salem vets share more about this uncommon but serious condition in cats.

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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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