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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.

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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Dog Paw Pad Cut? Here's What To Do

Dog Paw Pad Cut? Here's What To Do

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.

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My dog eats everything off the ground! Why?

My dog eats everything off the ground! Why?

Our Rock Hill vets know that as frustrating as it may be for pet parents, some dogs will eat anything! If this sounds like your canine companion here are some of the reasons why dogs eat things that are often gross or bizarre.

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What is the best food for dogs with food allergies?

What is the best food for dogs with food allergies?

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.

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What is labored breathing in dogs & cats?

What is labored breathing in dogs & cats?

Labored breathing in cats or dogs means that your pet isn't just out of breath, but actually struggling to breathe. Our Rock Hill vets share some ways to determine whether your pet is having difficulties breathing, and what you should do.

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

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