Good things to know as a pet’s person

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Things to know when you have a pet

Pets are usually curious and lively; they don’t know the difference between something healthy and something toxic. That’s why it’s important for you, their companion, to be aware of these things. The following articles will provide you with information critical to keeping your pet safe and healthy.

Cesarean Section: Scarlet

Scarlet and Gus are Champion Mini Bull Terriers whose owners were looking forward to their first litter with eager anticipation. Scarlet’s health was closely monitored throughout her pregnancy and everything appeared to be fine. However, after several hours of unproductive labor, she was rushed to Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital & Veterinarian Emergency Hospital for […]

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Spiral Femur Fracture Repair: Sara

Sara began life as a tiny Lab puppy rescued from a ditch the day before Halloween. As she grew, her owner helped channel Sara’s typical Lab energy by finding a series of canine playmates for her. Unfortunately, when a Doberman playmate vaulted a fence to escape her nipping and jumping, six-month-old Sara tried to follow. […]

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Endoscopic Foreign Body Removal: Mattie

When Mattie, a two-year-old Boykin Spaniel, began vomiting, acting lethargic and showing no interest in eating, her owners thought she might have eaten something other than food. Recognizing the classic symptoms of a foreign body in her stomach or intestines, Mattie’s family veterinarian referred her to Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital for an immediate endoscopic […]

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Continuity of Care: Bruno

Bruno is a  German Shepherd who had undergone a successful emergency procedure at a surgical facility to reverse torsion and remove his damaged spleen. His surgery was completed at 3:00 a.m. and his owners were to pick him up at 7:30 a.m. that same day.With a snowstorm forecast for Hendersonville, Bruno’s owners were worried about […]

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