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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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All About Urinalysis for Dogs & Cats

All About Urinalysis for Dogs & Cats

At LakeCross Veterinary Hospital in Huntersville our vets believe that educating our clients plays a key role in helping them become outstanding pet owners. So today, we discuss urinalysis for dogs and cats, why it's an important test and how to understand your pet's urinalysis results.

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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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Why Cat & Dog Checkups Are Important

Why Cat & Dog Checkups Are Important

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.

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Tick-Borne Disease in Dogs - Symptoms & Treatments

Tick-Borne Disease in Dogs - Symptoms & Treatments

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.

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Signs & How to Treat Bladder Infections in Dogs

Signs & How to Treat Bladder Infections in Dogs

Bladder issues are as common in dogs as they are in people and just as uncomfortable. In today's post our Huntersville veterinary team shares some of the causes, and signs of bladder infections in dogs.

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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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