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Read our blog for regular updates about our Huntersville animal hospital, and for tips and advice on caring for your pets from our vets.

Is my dog depressed?

Is my dog depressed?

Does your dog seem anxious or depressed? Try out these easy suggestions from our Huntersville vets to help your dog to feel happier and more contented.

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What should I feed my dog with kidney disease?

What should I feed my dog with kidney disease?

If your dog has been diagnosed with kidney failure (renal failure), feeding them the right diet will be a key element in treating and managing their symptoms. Here our Huntersville and Mecklenburg County vets explain the dietary guidelines your vet may recommend if your pooch has kidney failure or kidney disease.

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Signs of Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs

Signs of Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs

Healthy kidneys perform a range of essential functions, dogs with acute kidney failure experience a sudden and rapid decline in kidney function that requires urgent medical care. Here our Huntersville and Mecklenburg County vets explain the signs of acute kidney failure in dogs, and what you should do if your pup shows signs of kidney failure. 

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Hepatitis in Cats - Symptoms & Treatment

Hepatitis in Cats - Symptoms & Treatment

Hepatitis is a liver disorder that can lead to some very serious symptoms and health complications for your cat. Here, our Huntersville vets explain the two types of hepatitis seen in cats, their causes, symptoms, and treatments.

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Prognosis for Dogs with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Prognosis for Dogs with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Our Huntersville and Mecklenburg County vets often treat dogs with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and while there is no cure for this condition, in many cases IBD can be managed successfully. Today we look at IBD in dogs prognosis.

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IBD in Cats - Life Expectancy

IBD in Cats - Life Expectancy

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) can affect your cat’s digestion, appetite and quality of life. It can also be challenging to diagnose. Here, our Huntersville vets offer insight and advice about IBD in cats, from symptoms and causes to diagnoses, treatment and life-expectancy.

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs - Diet

Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs - Diet

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can impact part or all of your dog's gastrointestinal tract. It can also be difficult to diagnose. In today's post, our vets share some of the symptoms of IBD in dogs, as well as some of the recommended foods for dogs with IBD 

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About Cushing's Disease in Dogs

About Cushing's Disease in Dogs

Cushing's disease in dogs can lead to serious symptoms and health complications that can threaten your pups longevity. Our Huntersville vets explain what causes Cushing's disease in dogs, as well as complications and treatments.

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Can acupuncture help my pet feel better?

Can acupuncture help my pet feel better?

Did you know that acupuncture therapy is available for pets? If your animal suffers from chronic pain, arthritis, gastrointestinal issues, and more, acupuncture may be able to help your pet feel better. Here's a little about how it works.

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Signs of Asthma in Cats

Signs of Asthma in Cats

Our Huntersville vets often see cats suffering from asthma brought on by inhaled allergens. Here are some of the most common symptoms of asthma in cats, and what you should do if your cat has an asthma attack. 

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