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Latest News: Dogs

Prophylactic Gastropexy: What You Need to Know

For humans, bloating is uncomfortable and inconvenient. For dogs, bloat is a life-threatening emergency. When a dog’s stomach fills with food, liquid, or gas, it rotates as it expands. For...

Dog Food Allergy Symptoms That May Surprise You

You do your best to feed your dog a high-quality, nutritious diet. But what do you do when you begin to suspect that their food may be making your pet sick? Just like humans, dogs can develop...

Posted: February 15, 2024

7 Tips for Pet Safety in Raleigh Winter Weather

Snow, sleet, and freezing rain fall on Huskies and Chihuahuas alike. While some pets have more of an affinity for winter weather, extreme temperatures come with risks for all dogs and cats. Before...

Posted: January 31, 2024

Obesity Causes Diabetes in Dogs & Cats

Did you know that diabetes in dogs and cats is a common illness? Just like with people, certain factors make some pets more likely to develop diabetes. The good news is that a primary factor,...

Posted: February 18, 2019

Canine Care 101: Separation Anxiety

Believe it or not, humans aren’t the only species that get stressed out: dogs have anxiety too! But unlike their two-legged companions, they can’t tell a therapist about it. However,...

Posted: August 15, 2018

4 Ways to Help Your Vision-Impaired Dog

All dogs deserve love, but it goes without saying that a pup with poor eyesight needs extra care. Vision problems can occur for a number of reasons: untreated or persistent illness, accidental...

Posted: June 15, 2018

5 Tips For Trimming Your Dog’s Nails

Why Do I Need to Clip My Dog’s Nails? When it comes to nail hygiene, you and your canine friend have more in common than you may realize. Just as overgrown nails can become bothersome for...

Posted: May 15, 2018

Myths About Heartworms

April is Heartworm Awareness Month, so we'd like to take some time to address some misconceptions that we hear from pet owners regarding heartworm disease and prevention. MYTH | Heartworms are a...

Posted: April 1, 2018