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

Kitten & Cat Vaccination Schedule

Kitten & Cat Vaccination Schedule

Vaccinations are very important to the overall well-being of your cat or kitten. Our Charlotte vets share the cat vaccination schedule that they recommend for your kitten.

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What causes seizures in dogs?

What causes seizures in dogs?

There are a number of reasons that your dog may have a seizure ranging from heat exhaustion to epilepsy. Today our Charlotte vets share some of the reasons that dogs have seizures, and what you should do if your dog has a seizure.

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Bladder Stones in Cats

Bladder Stones in Cats

At our Charlotte vet office, we often see cats suffering from uncomfortable symptoms related to bladder stones. In today's post, our veterinarians explain how bladder stones develop, along with the symptoms and treatment for bladder stones in cats.

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Why is my cat limping?

Why is my cat limping?

There are a number of reasons your cat may be limping, from a stuck thorn to a broken bone. Today, our Charlotte vets share some potential causes of a cat limping and what you should do if you notice your cat has developed a limp. 

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Joint Pain in Dogs

Joint Pain in Dogs

Joint pain is a common condition that can afflict dogs of all ages but it may be difficult to notice your dog is experiencing joint pain unless you know what to look for. Here, our Charlotte vets discuss joining pain in dogs, including its types, causes, and treatments. 

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Heartworm Disease in Dogs

Heartworm Disease in Dogs

Heartworm disease is a serious condition in dogs that is caused by parasitic worms. It is difficult to treat and can result in heart failure, severe damage to the lungs and other organs, and death in some cases. Today, our Charlotte vets explain why prevention is the best protection. 

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Should I get my cat microchipped?

Should I get my cat microchipped?

Microchipping your cat can help you find them if they go missing. Today, our Charlotte vets explain how microchipping works and why it is a good idea to microchip your cat.

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BBQ Safety For Pets

BBQ Safety For Pets

Barbecues are a great way to spend the evening, and with the delicious smells coming off the grill it's not surprising your pets want to join in on the fun! Today, our Providence Animal Hospital vets talk about general grill safety for pets and some of the safe and harmful BBQ foods for cats and dogs.

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Symptoms of Heatstroke in Dogs

Symptoms of Heatstroke in Dogs

If you enjoy hot temperatures, you should be aware of heatstroke in dogs, including the causes, symptoms, prevention and cure. Today our Charlotte vets explain the symptoms of this potentially deadly condition and what to do if you think your dog has heatstroke.

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Getting Your Dog Fixed

Getting Your Dog Fixed

Spaying or neutering your dog can have many health benefits for your pup. Today, our Charlotte vets list some facts about spaying and neutering and how it can benefit your four-legged friend. 

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