Pet Care Blog

Our Charlotte veterinarians at Providence Animal Hospital share helpful tips and information to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

Why does my dog eat grass? Are they poisoned?

Why does my dog eat grass? Are they poisoned?

Concerned clients often ask us why their dog would eat grass, and whether this is a safe habit. In this post, our Charlotte vets share some reasons dogs may eat grass, and when it can become an issue.  

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Dog Skin Problems: Dog Scratching, Itching, & More

Dog Skin Problems: Dog Scratching, Itching, & More

Has your dog been itching, scratching and licking more lately? These are signs that your pooch has a skin condition referred to as dermatitis. Learn what may be causing the skin problems and how you can help treat them. 

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Why is my dog constipated? What should I do?

Why is my dog constipated? What should I do?

Today, our vets in Charlotte offer some tips on what to do if you think your dog might be constipated. Plus, symptoms of constipation and potential treatments. 

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Ear Infection in Dogs

Ear Infection in Dogs

At our animal hospital in Charlotte, our vets often see dogs with ear infections, especially those with long, floppy ears. Most ear infections in dogs are easily treated if caught early. Here, our vets share some signs of dog ear infections, and what to do if you suspect your dog has one.

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Must-Have Items You Need Before Bringing Home a Puppy

Must-Have Items You Need Before Bringing Home a Puppy

It's finally time to bring your puppy home! But which items do you need to make their welcome a great one? Here's an essential checklist from our Charlotte vets - plus advice on how often your new pup should come in for a checkup.  

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Is Your Cat Overweight? Signs, Symptoms & What to Do Next

Is Your Cat Overweight? Signs, Symptoms & What to Do Next

Our Charlotte vets offer insight on signs that your cat may be overweight, and what steps you should take next to get your feline friend back on track and healthy. 

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Why is my dog limping and how can I help them?

Why is my dog limping and how can I help them?

Dogs often limp if they are in pain. Our Charlotte vets list some of the causes of limping, what you can do to help your dog, and when to take your pup to your vet. 

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Dog Chewing Problems: Why They Chew and How to Stop Them

Dog Chewing Problems: Why They Chew and How to Stop Them

Kidney failure can have a devastating impact on your cat’s kidneys, organs, and bodily functions. In today’s post, our Charlotte vets explain the symptoms of kidney failure in cats, in addition to potential causes and treatment options. 

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Symptoms of Kidney Failure in Cats

Symptoms of Kidney Failure in Cats

Kidney failure can have a devastating impact on your cat’s kidneys, organs, and bodily functions. In today’s post, our Charlotte vets explain the symptoms of kidney failure in cats, in addition to potential causes and treatment options. 

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Hypothyroidism in Cats

Hypothyroidism in Cats

Hypothyroidism in cats is a rare condition, but when it does happen it can lead to several symptoms, such as mental dullness, weight gain, and more. Today, our Charlotte vets share a few signs of this condition and how it’s treated.

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