Veterinary Blog

What to Do If Your Dog Has a Reaction to a Vaccine

What to Do If Your Dog Has a Reaction to a Vaccine

Typically the risk of your furry friend having a severe reaction to a vaccine is very low, and in most cases well worth the risk.  Vaccines protect your dog from a number of serious conditions that can be difficult and expensive to treat. Here our Davidson County vets share advice on how to handle a reaction to a vaccine.

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Signs of Ear Infection in Cats

Signs of Ear Infection in Cats

While ear infections tend to be relatively uncommon in cats when they do occur they can be an indication of an underlying issue that requires veterinary attention. In today's post, our Thomasville vets explain some of the causes, symptoms and treatments for ear infection in cats.

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What are the signs of ear infections in dogs?

What are the signs of ear infections in dogs?

Our Davidson County vets see a lot of ear infections in dogs. Fortunately, most ear infections are easy to treat if caught early. Today we look at the symptoms of ear infections in dogs and what to do if you think your dog has an ear infection.

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Help! Why is my dog breathing fast but acting normal?

Help! Why is my dog breathing fast but acting normal?

You have just noticed that your dog is breathing fast but hasn't been exercising or playing. Should you be concerned? Today our Davidson County vets share some of the reasons why dogs breathe fast, and when you should call the vet. 

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Beginner's Guide to Budgie Care

Beginner's Guide to Budgie Care

Whether you are new to avian ownership, or an experienced bird pet parent, budgies can be ideal small pets. These colorful little birds are big on character, affectionate and easy to care for. Today our vets offer a few tips on how to care for your budgie.

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What to Do When Your Dog Gets Sprayed By a Skunk

What to Do When Your Dog Gets Sprayed By a Skunk

It’s never a convenient time for your dog to get sprayed by a skunk. If this smelly situation happens to you, our Thomasville vets have some advice on how to get rid of the stench - and how to prevent it from occurring again.

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Dog Hip Dysplasia Surgery

Dog Hip Dysplasia Surgery

Hip dysplasia is a painful condition caused by the abnormal formation of one or both your dog's hips. Left untreated hip dysplasia can become more severe over time, seriously limiting your dog's mobility. In today's post our Thomasville vets explain the three most effective surgeries used to treat hip dysplasia in dogs.

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My dog has IVDD, does he need surgery?

My dog has IVDD, does he need surgery?

Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) is a very serious and painful condition effecting your dog's spine. If your dog has been diagnosed with IVDD which affects their ability to walk, surgery may be the best and only treatment option for relieving pain and restoring your pup's mobility.

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Fennec Fox as a Pet

Fennec Fox as a Pet

With its oversized ears and beautiful dark eyes, there's no denying that the fennec fox is an absolutely adorable creature! But good looks doesn't mean that a fennec fox is a good pet for everyone. In today's post our Thomasville vets look at the challenges of owning a fennec fox as a pet.

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Is a hedgehog a good pet?

Is a hedgehog a good pet?

If you're considering getting a hedgehog, it's important to understand what your pet will need in order to stay happy and healthy. Today our Thomasville vets share a few things you should know about owning a pet hedgehog.

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