Is your dog standing or walking on the top of its feet instead of its paws? This condition is called knuckling and it can be a sign of various conditions. Today our Matthews vets explain what knuckling is in dogs and how it can be stopped.
Pet Health Blog
Our Matthews, NC vets at Carolina Veterinary Specialists share helpful tips and information to help you keep your pets healthy.
Some of our favorite athletes will suffer from ACL injuries over the course of their careers, but did you know that your dog could also experience a very similar knee injury? In today's post, our Matthews vets share a little about the CCL (cranial cruciate ligament) and how injuries to it require something like ACL surgery for dogs to treat it.
Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can lead to irreparable organ damage in dogs. In this article, the staff at Carolina Veterinary Specialists discuss what pet owners should be prepared for during their dog's heartworm treatment.
Heart disease is a serious medical condition in cats where an abnormality of the heart is present. When left untreated heart problems can lead to congestive heart failure. Here, our Matthews Veterinary Cardiology team shares the types, symptoms and treatments for heart disease in cats.
Regardless of whether you enjoy hot temperatures year-round or just for a few months each summer, heatstroke in dogs is something every pet parent needs to know about. Today our Matthews emergency vets explain the symptoms of this potentially deadly condition, and what to do if your dog has heatstroke.
Our Matthews veterinary specialists are seeing more and more dogs suffering from obesity related conditions such as diabetes and joint pain. Here, our vets share some signs that may indicate that your dog is overweight, and what you can do to help get your pet's weight back on track.