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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.

What To Do If Your Cat Won't Drink

What To Do If Your Cat Won't Drink

Your cat needs to stay hydrated in order to remain healthy, so if your cat won't drink water it can be quite concerning. Our Flat Rock vets discuss what to do in this situation.

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Dandruff in Dogs: Causes & Treatment

Dandruff in Dogs: Causes & Treatment

Has your pooch been leaving behind white flakes wherever they lay? Your pup might have dandruff, which could be a sign of health problems. Our Flat Rock vets talk about signs and treatments for dandruff in dogs. 

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Can My Dog Get Cavities?

Can My Dog Get Cavities?

Do dogs get cavities? The answer is yes, and just like in humans, poor oral hygiene can lead to cavities in dogs. Our Flat Rock vets offer tips on how to prevent cavities in dogs and what to do if your dog has one. 

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Is My Kitten Teething?

Is My Kitten Teething?

Cats, like people, have baby teeth that fall out before their permanent teeth emerge. In today's post, our Flat Rock veterinarians explain kitten teething and how you can help.

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What Is The FVRCP Cat Vaccine

What Is The FVRCP Cat Vaccine

Preventive care truly is the key to helping your cat live a long and healthy life. That's why our Flat Rock vets recommend that all cats receive the FVRCP vaccine. Here's how the FVRCP protects your cat's health.

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What is Whipworm in dogs?

What is Whipworm in dogs?

Whipworms are a common parasite that thrives in the large intestine and cecum of dogs, causing discomfort and leading to many uncomfortable symptoms. Today our Flat Rock vets explain more about whipworms in dogs.

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Facial Swelling in Dogs: Causes and Treatments

Facial Swelling in Dogs: Causes and Treatments

If you notice that your dog's face is swollen then there is most likely some kind of underlying health condition causing the swelling. Today our Flat Rock vets talk about what serious conditions facial swelling can be caused by in dogs.

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How Often Does Your Dog Need To Go To The Vet

How Often Does Your Dog Need To Go To The Vet

You love your dog and want to give them their best chance at a long and healthy life, that's where regular preventive vet care comes in. But exactly how often should you take your dog to the vet? Our Flat Rock vets explain.

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Signs of Gingivitis in Cats

Signs of Gingivitis in Cats

Dental problems can be extremely painful for our feline friends and as many as 85% of cats over the age of three have some form of dental disease. Our Flat Rock vets share signs and causes of gingivitis in cats, along with diagnosis and treatment.

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What does ringworm look like on a dog?

What does ringworm look like on a dog?

Contrary to its name, ringworm is a fungus comparable to athlete's foot. It produces infective seeds known as spores, which are highly resilient and difficult to eliminate in the environment. Ringworm may infect the skin of dogs and other animals. Today, our vets in Flat Rock discuss ringworm in dogs and what it looks like. 

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