Limping is one of the most common reasons that our Matthews emergency see dogs at our animal hospital. Today we look at the causes of limping in dogs, what you can do to help your limping dog, and when it's time to see a vet.
Our Matthews, NC vets at Carolina Veterinary Specialists share helpful tips and information to help you keep your pets healthy.
Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs and airways that can occur in cats for a number of different reasons. Here our Matthews vets explain some causes, symptoms and treatments for pneumonia in cats.
Constipation in dogs can happen no matter what breed, size or age your pooch is. In fact, constipation is one of the most common digestive issues our Matthews vets see in dogs. Here are some tips on what you should do if you think your dog is constipated.
Coccidioidomycosis, otherwise known as Valley Fever, is a condition seen in dogs that have spent time in the low desert regions of the Southwestern United States. Many dogs experience no symptoms of valley fever, however dogs that are very young, geriatric or immune-compromised may experience symptoms ranging from fever to joint pain.
An enlarged heart in a dog, also known as dilated cardiomyopathy, is a condition with many possible causes and potentially severe effects. Here, our Matthews veterinary team will walk you through this serious condition’s causes, symptoms and treatments.
Rickettsia rickettsii is a parasite that can be transmitted to your dog through the bite of an infected tick. This parasite is responsible for the spread of tick fever to dogs and people across the US. Today our Matthews vets look at the symptoms of tick fever in dogs and available treatments.
If your cat has a fever it could indicate an underlying health issue. Today our Matthews vets explain the causes of fevers in cats and how you should care for your kitty if they have a fever.
The aggressive, painful cancer leiomyosarcoma affects muscles in a cat’s stomach and intestines. Our veterinary oncology team in Matthews describes signs of stomach and intestinal cancer in cats, as well as diagnosis and treatment options.
Unfortunately it's true that your feline friend may be causing your asthma to act up. That said, if you aren't ready to find a new home for your kitty just yet, there are some things that you can do to help reduce the amount of cat related allergens in your home, and possibly help to reduce your risk of allergic asthma attacks.