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.
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.
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.