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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.

Hip Replacement For Dogs - What You Need To Know

Hip Replacement For Dogs - What You Need To Know

Is a painful or damaged hip negatively impacting your dog's mobility and quality of life? A total hip replacement can often be an effective way to restore your dog's ability to run and jump comfortably again. Our Rock Hill vets explain the process.

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Dog Knee Surgery To Treat Torn Ligament

Dog Knee Surgery To Treat Torn Ligament

If your dog is suffering from a painful cruciate injury, knee surgery will likely be the most effective way to get your pup up and running again. But which type of cruciate surgery is best for your dog? Our Rock Hill vets discuss the options.

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Anxiety & Depression in Dogs

Anxiety & Depression in Dogs

Dogs, like their people, can experience anxiety and depression from time to time. If you think that your four-legged friend is feeling anxious or blue these tips from our Rock Hill vets may help your dog feel better.

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Causes of Vomiting & Diarrhea in Dogs and Cats

Causes of Vomiting & Diarrhea in Dogs and Cats

Vomiting and diarrhea are common signs of gastrointestinal upset in cats and dogs (gastroenteritis). However, it isn't always straightforward when trying to pinpoint the precise cause of these troubling symptoms. Today, our Rock Hill vets discuss causes and what to do if your pet is experiencing these symptoms.

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How often should I take my cat to the vet for checkups?

How often should I take my cat to the vet for checkups?

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...

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Signs of Heart Disease in Cats & How It's Treated

Signs of Heart Disease in Cats & How It's Treated

Heart disease is a serious threat to your cat's long-term health and longevity. Today, our Rock Hill vets explain the types of heart disease seen in cats, the most common symptoms associated with this condition and how it can be treated.

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TPLO Surgery To Restore Your Dog's Ability to Walk & Run Normally Again

TPLO Surgery To Restore Your Dog's Ability to Walk & Run Normally Again

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.

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What is Degenerative Myelopathy (DM) Disease in Dogs?

What is Degenerative Myelopathy (DM) Disease in Dogs?

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.

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Ultrasound For Dogs & Cats

Ultrasound For Dogs & Cats

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.

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Symptoms & Treatment of Laryngeal Paralysis in Dogs

Symptoms & Treatment of Laryngeal Paralysis in Dogs

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... 

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Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Rock Hill, accepts new patients to our specialty services by referral only. Our emergency/urgent care service welcomes all patients.

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