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Reactions to Vaccines in Dogs & Cats

Reactions to Vaccines in Dogs & Cats

Any veterinary medical procedure will have some risk associated with it. That said, when it comes to vaccinations, in most cases the benefits far outweigh the risks. In today's post our Flat Rock vets share some common reactions pets have to vaccinations, and what to do if your pet has a reaction to getting their shots.

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Fungal Infections in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Fungal Infections in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Fungal infections in cats can cause a wide range of alarming symptoms - and leave people and animals in danger of infection. Our Flat rock vets explain causes, symptoms and treatment for these conditions.

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Babesiosis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Babesiosis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Babesiosis can make your dog sick - and may infect other humans and animals. Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment and prognosis for babesiosis in dogs from our Flat Rock vets. 

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Hepatitis in Dogs: Symptoms, Prognosis & Treatment

Hepatitis in Dogs: Symptoms, Prognosis & Treatment

Infectious canine hepatitis is a contagious disease that targets a number of organs. In this post, our Flat Rock vets explain symptoms of hepatitis in dogs, prognosis and other aspects. 

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Anemia in Cats: Types, Symptoms & Treatment

Anemia in Cats: Types, Symptoms & Treatment

Anemia in cats can be caused by either sudden blood loss or a potentially serious underlying condition. Our Flat Rock vets explain what anemia is, and describe its symptoms and treatment options.

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Anemia in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Anemia in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Anemia in dogs can be caused by a potentially serious underlying condition. Our Flat Rock Vets explain what anemia is, and describe its symptoms and treatment options. 

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Tularemia in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Tularemia in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

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. 

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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Dogs

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Dogs

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.

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What is ehrlichiosis in dogs?

What is ehrlichiosis in dogs?

Ehrlichiosis can occur in dogs that have been bitten by ticks infected with this disease. It’s imperative that it’s detected early and treated. Our Flat Rock vets explain ehrlichiosis symptoms in dogs, and how the disease is detected and treated.

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How to Spot the Signs of Heatstroke in Dogs

How to Spot the Signs of Heatstroke 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. 

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