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OUR PETS AND SPRINGTIME SAFETY

Spring is such a beautiful time of year in North Carolina. The sun rises earlier and sets later, it becomes warmer; flowers begin to bloom and the grass turns green. However, as those of us who live here know, it means it is time for pollen or what North Carolinians refer to as “the pollening”. […]

Why Pet Microchipping Matters

Have you ever worried about your pet escaping or getting out of your yard?  According to the American Humane Association, over 10 million dogs and cats are lost or stolen in the U.S. every year.  It is likely that you or someone you know has encountered this frightening situation here in Fayetteville, NC. EXTRA PROTECTION […]

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Protecting Your Pets From COVID-19

What are coronaviruses? The CDC defines coronaviruses as “a large family of viruses that are common in people and different species of animals. Rarely, animal coronaviruses can infect people and then spread between people.” We are still learning about the virus that causes COVID-19, but it appears that it can spread from people to animals […]

Preparing Your Dog for When You Return to Work

Being forced to stay home to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 may be an incredible inconvenience to us but not to your dogs. They’re in heaven! If you’ve visited your animal hospital or spoken to your veterinarian during this time, you were probably advised that returning to work when our state begins to reopen [...]

COVID-19 and Pet Health & Animal Care

If you have pets, you probably think of them as part of your family. When they are sick or injured, you take them to the animal hospital and urgent care the same way you would for any other family member. As such, you’re probably following the news to try to learn more about how you [...]

Urgent Care For Your Pets

The summer months can be dangerous months for your pets. Dogs and cats that spend a significant amount of time outside without enough water could overheat and suffer from heat stroke. Pets who are able to wander outside may find themselves bitten by snakes or poisonous spiders, although relatively rare as spiders may find it […]

Crate Training

Introducing the crate When you take your crate home, place it in a location that is convenient to the door, but is not totally isolated. Your puppy should feel included in your daily activities, even when he confined to the crate. Once in place, put some toys and treats in the crate and encourage him […]

Summer Care Suggestions

Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors with your pet, but your pet can also suffer from heat-related health problems. Here are some tips to keep things cool for the summer. Watch for signs of heatstroke. Rapid panting, hot skin, twitching muscles, and lethargy can be signs of heat stress or heat stroke. […]

Guinea Pig Care

Guinea Pigs are a prey species, meaning that sudden movements and loud noises can startle them, and stress them out.  I recommend that you handle your guinea pig every day. This should be done gently and on a surface where they cannot get away and hurt themselves. (Ie not on a table or high in […]

NEW PUPPY CARE

At the first new puppy visit a general health exam is done on the pup along with whatever vaccines, fecal etc the puppy is due for. Also everything from crate training, heartworms and prevention, to teaching owners how to restrain/train their pups to handle common occurrences they will face throughout their life (like ear cleaning, […]

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