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.

PET/CT Scans for Pets

PET/CT Scans for Pets

To help you understand why your pet may need a CT scan or PET scan our Rock Hill specialist vets explain what PET/CT technology is used for and what you should expect when you bring your pet in for diagnostic imaging. 

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Do you have an overweight cat?

Do you have an overweight cat?

It can be easy to ignore your cat's weight. Perhaps you just think of your feline friend as extra cuddly, but carrying just a few extra ounces can make a big difference to your cat's long-term health. Here our Rock Hill vets explain how to tell if your cat is overweight.

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Fluid in the Lungs of Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Fluid in the Lungs of Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Fluid in the lungs (pulmonary edema) is most often associated with pneumonia in dogs, but it can also accumulate due to numerous other conditions. In this post, our Rock Hill internal medicine vet lists the causes, symptoms and treatments for fluid in the lungs in dogs. 

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Is my dog overweight? How can I tell?

Is my dog overweight? How can I tell?

Dog obesity is on the rise and having a negative impact on the overall health of our furry friends. Here, our Rock Hill vets describe signs that can indicate your dog is overweight, and what you should do to help get your pup's weight back to a healthier level.

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What should I do if my dog is limping?

What should I do if my dog is limping?

Limping is one of the most common reasons why pet parents bring their dogs in to see our Rock Hill emergency vets. In today's blog we look at the reasons why dogs limp, how you can help your limping dog, and when it's time to see your vet.

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How to Stop a Dog from Chewing

How to Stop a Dog from Chewing

While chewing is normal and healthy in dogs, most owners would prefer not to sacrifice their favorite pair of shoes or a brand new rug. Here, our Rock Hill vets share some of the causes of destructive chewing in dogs, and how to stop it.

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Why is my dog itching and scratching?

Why is my dog itching and scratching?

Itching, scratching, and licking are signs of dog skin problems. To help you figure out why your pooch is being tormented by itchy skin our Rock Hill vets share some of the most common skin problems seen in dogs, and what you can do to help your pup feel better.

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Help! My dog is constipated, what should I do?

Help! My dog is constipated, what should I do?

All dogs can become constipated regardless of breed, age or size. Constipation is actually one of the most common digestive issues our Rock Hill vets see in dogs. In today's post, our vets offer some tips on what you should do if you think your dog is constipated.

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Caring For Your Pet After Surgery

Caring For Your Pet After Surgery

Understanding how to properly care for your pet after they have undergone an operation is key to helping them get back to normal as quickly as possible and without complications. Here our Rock Hill veterinary team will walk you through some tips and tricks for caring for your beloved pet after surgery.

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Can cats cause asthma in people?

Can cats cause asthma in people?

We know that you love your feline friend but the sad fact is that your cat may be the cause of your asthma attacks. If you aren't ready to find a new home for Kitty just yet, there are a few things you can try to help reduce the cat-related allergens in your home, and possibly reduce the frequency of your asthma attacks. 

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