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Keeping Fido Safe on the Fourth

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The Fourth of July is coming up quickly! For many of us, the summer holiday means barbeques, swimming, and having fun with family and friends. However, this can be a dangerous holiday for our canine companions. Read on for some doggy safety tips from a local Fayetteville, NC vet. Heat Hot days are always dangerous … Read More »

4 Simple Ways to Protect Your Pet From Heartworm

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Did you know that April is Heartworm Awareness Month? It wouldn’t be much of a surprise if the answer is no. After all, heartworms aren’t exactly something most people want to think about. However, heartworms are very dangerous for pets. If left untreated, they can even be deadly. Protecting your furry buddy from these disgusting … Read More »

Preventing Lyme Disease in Dogs

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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month! Lyme disease is a serious disease that can afflict both people and pets. As you may know, the disease is spread through ticks, which are unfortunately spreading throughout North America. Left untreated, Lyme disease can cause some very serious—and potentially life-threatening—issues, such as kidney failure and heart trouble. A … Read More »

Does Your Cat Have a Cold?

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Did you know that our feline friends can get their own version of colds or flus? In many cases, cats just feel a bit stuffy and tired for a few days, and then recover on their own. However, kitty colds can develop into upper respiratory infections, or URIs. These can be extremely dangerous! Senior cats … Read More »

Can My Pets Be Allergic to Each Other?

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As you probably know, your dog or cat can be allergic to many things. Dust, dirt, fleas, mold, pollen, ingredients in their food, certain materials like rubber or plastic… the list goes on and on. But can dogs and cats themselves can be allergic to each other? And if they are, what do you do … Read More »

Acetaminophen Poisoning and Your Pet

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Acetaminophen is an extremely common pain reliever and can easily be obtained over the counter. It’s probably in your home right now! Acetaminophen can be toxic to our animal companions, so it’s important to be aware of the danger so that you can take quick action in a worst-case scenario. In this article from your … Read More »

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