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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.

Common Dog Illnesses: Symptoms & Treatment

Common Dog Illnesses: Symptoms & Treatment

Spotting the signs of illness quickly can help provide your dog with the best possible outcome. Here, our vets in Charlotte share some of the most common illnesses in dogs including the signs and treatment options.

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Drooling in Dogs: Why They Do it & What to Do

Drooling in Dogs: Why They Do it & What to Do

One thing that many dog owners accept as a part of life is slobber. Some dogs slobber much more than others, but why is this? Today, our Charlotte vets share some of the most common causes of drooling in dogs and when it might be a concern.

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My cat sleeps constantly - how much is too much and when should I worry?

My cat sleeps constantly - how much is too much and when should I worry?

If you have a cat then you probably catch them napping most of the time. But have you ever wondered if your cat is sleeping too much? Our Charlotte vets talk about a cat's sleeping habits and answer some questions like 'How much do cats sleep?'.

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Costs of Owning a Dog

Costs of Owning a Dog

When we first consider bringing home a dog to join our family we are usually only thinking of how much we'll enjoy cuddling and playing with them and less about how much they will cost us. Here, our Charlotte vets lay out some of the expenses to consider when thinking about the cost of owning a dog.

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6 Benefits of Pet Wellness Plans

6 Benefits of Pet Wellness Plans

We know that the cost of veterinary care can be expensive, which is why we recommend ongoing routine care to prevent more serious conditions requiring costly treatments. Wellness plans help to break up the cost of routine care making regular visits more affordable. Today, our Charlotte vets offer some of the key benefits of pet wellness plans and what cat and dog care they may include.

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What is Whipworm in Dogs? Causes, Treatment & Prevention

What is Whipworm in Dogs? Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Whipworms are a parasite that infects the intestines of pets in order to feed on the blood. Today, our Charlotte vets talk about the symptoms of a dog with a whipworm infection, how to protect your pup and what can be done to treat them if infection occurs.

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Pet Wellness Plans vs Pet Insurance

Pet Wellness Plans vs Pet Insurance

When it comes to helping you provide your pet with the veterinary care they need there are a number of options that can help lessen the financial impact. Our Charlotte vets share some information about both pet insurance and pet wellness plans, the difference between them and how they can help you cover the cost of pet care.

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Pet Eating Problems: Why Won't My Dog Eat?

Pet Eating Problems: Why Won't My Dog Eat?

If your dog is quick at devouring their food then it can be extremely strange to watch them turn their nose up at it. Our Charlotte vets share some of the most common reasons why a dog won't eat and what you can do about it.

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How to Take Care of a Kitten

How to Take Care of a Kitten

There's no denying that kittens are absolutely adorable! But what will you need to do to raise one if they have no mother? Today our Charlotte vets offer information about taking care of kittens, protecting them against parasites and diseases and what to watch out for.

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What is Kennel Cough in Dogs? Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

What is Kennel Cough in Dogs? Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

If your dog visits social settings such as the groomers or kennel often then you know that they can easily pick up illnesses like kennel cough from other dogs at the facility. In this blog, our Charlotte vets talk about the spread of kennel cough, what the symptoms are and how it can be treated and prevented.

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