Parvovirus is a highly contagious, often deadly, virus that spreads very quickly between dogs through direct contact or contact with contaminated items such as toys or bowls. Today our Huntersville vets share facts about parvovirus and how to protect your canine companion.
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You love your cat and want to do everything you can to make sure they live a long and healthy life. So how often do you take a cat to the vet to keep them looking and feeling their very best? From kittenhood to their golden years - here's what our Huntersville vets recommend.
Ear mites are a common and highly contagious issue for cats. These tiny parasites can irritate your cat's ears and skin and result in infections that lead to excessive itching, scratching and eventual health issues. Thankfully ear mites are relatively easy to treat. Today, our Huntersville vets list symptoms, causes and treatments for ear mites in cats.
Dr. Hemstreet, who has relished his years spent serving his many clients and working with our team at LakeCross Veterinary Hospital, is retiring on May 25. In his retirement letter, he recalls some fond memories and bids the Huntersville and Mecklenburg County communities goodbye.
We understand that skipping vaccinations for your indoor cat can be tempting but vaccines are as important for our feline homebodies as they are for cats who explore the great outdoors. Here our Huntersville vets explain why vaccines play an important role in the long-term health of both indoor and outdoor cats.
Annual appointments for your dog's vaccinations and boosters may seem inconvenient, but our Huntersville vets believe that following the dog vaccination schedule below is the best way to protect your pup from catching a number of serious and potentially deadly diseases.
Annual cat and dog exams give your vet an opportunity to monitor your pet's health, check for early signs of disease, and provide preventive treatments to help protect your pet against potentially life-threatening conditions. Here, our Huntersville vets explain the importance of routine exams for pets.
Tick-borne diseases pose a serious threat to the health of dogs throughout Huntersville and Mecklenburg County. Symptoms of these conditions can be painful and even be life-threatening for your pooch. Our vets explain more about tick-borne illnesses in dogs.