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.
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.
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.
Even for the most attentive pet parent, it isn't always obvious when a dog or cat is in need of urgent care. Knowing the signs of a pet emergency before one strikes may help you to decide when it's time to head to the emergency vet. Below our Rock Hill vets share some of the signs of a veterinary emergency.
Anaplasmosis is one of the many tick-borne diseases that threaten the health of people, pets and other animals across North America. In today's post, our Rock Hill vets explain the symptoms of Anaplasmosis in dogs and how this potentially serious condition is treated.