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I think my dog has a fever. What should I do?

I think my dog has a fever. What should I do?

In today's post, our Huntersville veterinarians share tips on how to tell if your dog has a fever and what you can do to help reduce your dog's high fever.

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Why The FVRCP Vaccine is Important To Your Cat's Health

Why The FVRCP Vaccine is Important To Your Cat's Health

At LakeCross Veterinary Hospital we recommend that all cats - indoor cats and outdoor cats - receive the FVRCP vaccine. Below, our Huntersville vets explain why we feel this vaccine is so essential and what it protects against. 

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Treating Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Treating Hyperthyroidism in Cats

If your cat's thyroid isn't functioning properly, hormone levels can become elevated, (hyperthyroidism), putting your cat at risk of serious health problems. Here, our Huntersville vets explain the various treatments for hyperthyroidism in cats. 

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Bumps on Dog's Skin - Skin Cancer in Dogs

Bumps on Dog's Skin - Skin Cancer in Dogs

If you have found a suspicious l bump on your dog's skin, it's always best to have it examined by your vet. In today's post, our Huntersville vets discuss common skin cancers in dogs.

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Dog Seasonal Allergies 101

Dog Seasonal Allergies 101

Dogs, much like their adoring humans, can suffer from problematic seasonal allergies although their symptoms are quite different. From itchy eyes to hair loss, today our Huntersville vets discuss the symptoms of seasonal allergies in dogs and what you can do to help your pooch feel better.

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Signs That a Cat is In Pain

Signs That a Cat is In Pain

Cats are stoic creatures which makes spotting the signs of pain in cats challenging. In today's post, our Huntersville vets provide advice on how to tell if your cat is in pain, and what you can do to help.

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Diet For Cats With Hyperthyroidism

Diet For Cats With Hyperthyroidism

Your cat's thyroid releases hormones that regulate many processes within the body. When thyroid hormone levels become too high, (hyperthyroidism), your cat is at risk of developing serious health issues. Today our Huntersville vets explain how hyperthyroidism in cats can be treated with dietary changes. 

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What You Need to Know About Parvo in Dogs & Puppies

What You Need to Know About Parvo in Dogs & Puppies

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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Kennel Cough Symptoms in Dogs

Kennel Cough Symptoms in Dogs

If your dog is coughing and croaking they might have kennel cough. Today our Huntersville vets share some facts about this highly contagious respiratory disease in dogs and what you should do if your pooch is coughing.

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Should I get my dog vaccinated? Why & When To Do It

Should I get my dog vaccinated? Why & When To Do It

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.

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