We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our pets, but it is good to remember hot weather health tips to keep you and your pets healthy. We’re not the only ones who like summer! Fleas and tick activity is high during the summer. Be sure to protect your pet with a [...]
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Dental health in our pets is celebrated in February every year but it’s very part of your pets health year round. In the video below our staff will pass along some important information about your pet’s dental health and how to stay on top of it through out the year.
The holiday season provides a wonderful opportunity to spend time with family and be thankful for the things we treasure in life. Unfortunately, many of our holiday traditions can create unique dangers for our pets. During the holiday season, we see a marked increase in the number of patients who are suffering from some form [...]
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 [...]
There are many substances that are potentially toxic to pets, including some human foods or medications, as well as plants, cleaners and other chemicals. Common signs of toxicity poisoning are: drooling, trembling, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, convulsions, coma and disorientation. Here are some commonly found toxic substances: Human medications, including pain killers, cold medicines, antidepressants, [...]
Petplan’s 2017 Veterinary Awards Winners Lead the Pack Industry’s best and brightest honored at sixth annual event Newtown Square, PA (February 6, 2017) – Thousands of nominations for Petplan’s 2017 Veterinary Awards poured in from every corner of the U.S. and Canada, but in the end, just six winners took home all the bones. Petplan [...]
It’s a beautiful summer day in North Carolina and you have decided to take Spot on a hike. As you are hiking down the trail, Spot becomes interested in a small bush to the side of the trail. Just after putting his nose in the bush, he yelps. He is limping and within minutes, his [...]
Congratulations to Andy Pertuset, CVPM of Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital & Veterinary Emergency Hospital located in Flat Rock, NC for being named Practice Manager of the Year at the 2017 Petplan Veterinary Awards!
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. [...]
Cold winter weather is part of life in the mountains and there are seasonal safety concerns regarding animals during the upcoming months. If possible, keep dogs and cats indoors during the coldest months. If they must stay outdoors, make sure their housing is warm, dry, and protected from the wind. Provide heated water bowls to [...]