Tips & Advice

Advice From Our Vets

Our Flat Rock veterinarians at Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital & Veterinary Emergency Hospital share information and helpful tips to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

Dog Training Advice to Keep in Mind

Dog Training Advice to Keep in Mind

You've just brought a new puppy or rescue dog home. The next item on your to-do list: Training. Our Flat Rock vets share dog training advice and tips for new owners to remember.

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Should I get my indoor cat vaccinated? Why and when to do it

Should I get my indoor cat vaccinated? Why and when to do it

Our Flat Rock vets share some insights about why it's a good idea to have your indoor cat vaccinated against a number of serious conditions and diseases.

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Renal Failure in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Renal Failure in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Renal failure (kidney failure) in dogs can have numerous causes. In this post, our Flat Rock vets share some facts about causes, symptoms and treatment of renal failure in dogs.

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Cat Urinary Infection & Treatment

Cat Urinary Infection & Treatment

Cat urinary tract infections are much more rare than urinary tract infections in dogs. However, cats (in particular senior cats) do frequently experience other urinary tract issues. Today, our Flat Rock vets share symptoms, causes and treatments for urinary tract infections and diseases in cats.

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Ear Infection in Cats

Ear Infection in Cats

Though ear infections are uncommon in cats when they do occur they are often a secondary condition that can lead to serious consequences if not treated for too long. In this post, our Flat rock vets share causes, symptoms and treatments for ear infections in cats. 

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Easy Ways To Keep Your Cat's Teeth Clean

Easy Ways To Keep Your Cat's Teeth Clean

Oral health issues are as painful for cats as they are for people. Teeth and mouth pain could even prevent your feline friend from eating. Today our Flat Rock vets share some of the best ways to keep your kitty's teeth clean and healthy.

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Ear Infection in Dogs

Ear Infection in Dogs

Ear infection in dogs can turn serious if left untreated and is a chronic problem for many breeds. In this post, our Flat Rock vets list the different types of ear infections and how they are treated and diagnosed.

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Why won't my cat eat?

Why won't my cat eat?

Our Flat Rock vets understand that cats can be notoriously fussy eaters, so if your cat is refusing to eat it can be difficult to pinpoint the cause. Here are a few common reasons why your cat may not be eating, and when you should visit your vet. 

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Vomiting in Dogs

Vomiting in Dogs

Vomiting in dogs is often a symptom of gastrointestinal upset, though there are many potential causes. Today, our Flat Rock vets share essential tips about what to do to keep your dog safe and help them feel better. 

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How to Increase Red Blood Cells in Cats

How to Increase Red Blood Cells in Cats

In cats, a low red blood cell count can lead to anemia. Today, our Flat Rock vets offer insight on why your kitty may have a low red blood cell count, how to increase the number of red blood cells in cats, and more. 

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