As veterinary specialists, our sincere hope is that your kitty never has to be one of our patients. We believe that the best way to help ensure that your cat stays as healthy as possible throughout their lifetime is regular visits to your primary care vet for wellness exams and preventive care. But how often should you take your cat to the vet? Here's what our Rock Hill vets recommend...
Pet Health Tips & Advice
Check in often to discover more tips and advice on pet health, from our dedicated team at Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Rock Hill.
Much like a human's ACL, your dog's cranial cruciate ligament (also called the CCL, CrCL or cruciate ) allows your pup's knee to function correctly. If your dog has an injured cruciate, your Rock Hill vet may recommend TPLO surgery to stabilize your dog's knee and allow pain-free mobility.
Degenerative myelopathy is a hereditary condition that affects your dog's spinal cord and severely limits mobility. Our Rock Hill veterinarians provide more information about this debilitating condition in dogs.
Your vet has recommended an ultrasound for your dog or cat, but what exactly does that even mean? And how can it help your pet? Today, our Rock Hill vets explain how ultrasounds are performed on pets, how to prepare your cat or dog for an ultrasound and what conditions can be detected.
Laryngeal paralysis is a condition where a dog's windpipe fails to open correctly when breathing in. Rather than opening as it should, the sides of the windpipe are sucked into the opening. In severe cases, laryngeal paralysis can lead to suffocation, but treatment is available if caught early. Our Rock Hill vets explain more...
It's true that your dog's paw pads are much tougher than the bottoms of your feet, nonetheless, they can still get cut or badly hurt with grazes, gashes, or puncture wounds. Below are a few tips from our Rock Hill emergency vets on what you should do if your dog cuts their paw.
Although food allergies are relatively uncommon in dogs when they do occur the symptoms can be stressful for both owners and their canine companions. Here our Rock Hill vets share the best dog foods for dogs with allergies.