Tularemia (also referred to as ‘Rabbit Fever’) is a bacterial disease that’s usually mild in healthy dogs. However, this condition can prove deadly for pets with compromised immune systems. Our Flat Rock vets explain tularemia in dogs and how your pooch may contract this relatively rare disease.
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.
The tick-borne disease Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) is found in dogs across the United States. It can cause a host of symptoms ranging from mild to potentially life-threatening. Today, our Flat rock vets explain causes, symptoms and treatments for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in dogs.
Hot summer weather in Flat Rock NC means that our vets are seeing a rise in the number dogs arriving at our emergency veterinary clinic with symptoms of heatstroke. Here are some of the symptoms of this potentially deadly condition, as well as what you should do if you think that your dog may be suffering from heatstroke.
Cats (especially indoor cats, or older ones with slower metabolism) may battle weight gain. In this post, we review signs that your cat may be overweight and how to address the issue.
Vaccinations can help to protect your pet from serious, sometimes deadly conditions, but do all pets face the same amount of risk of contracting these conditions? Today our Flat Rock vets explain the differences between essential, core vaccines and lifestyle vaccines.
Spaying is a rite of passage for a female cat or dog (and the responsible, loving thing to do for your pet), but should you choose a laser spay or traditional spay for your furry companion? Our Flat Rock vets share their best advice about spaying your pet.
Considering Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) surgery for your dog? In this post, our Flat Rock vets describe the procedure and what to expect as he recovers.