Pet Care Blog

The veterinarians at Providence South Animal Hospital in Waxhaw share helpful tips and information to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) Surgery in Dogs: Procedure & Recovery

Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) Surgery in Dogs: Procedure & Recovery

Considering Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) surgery for your dog? In this post, our Waxhaw vets describe the procedure and what to expect as he recovers. 

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ACL Injuries & Surgeries in Dogs

ACL Injuries & Surgeries in Dogs

Our Waxhaw vets explain the symptoms of ACL injuries in dogs, the surgeries we can perform to correct them and how these common knee injuries are treated. 

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Common Cat Illnesses & Symptoms

Common Cat Illnesses & Symptoms

Many cat illnesses and their symptoms can impact a cat’s long-term physical health and wellbeing, and even cause their untimely death if not treated soon enough. To help you try to avoid surprises, our Waxhaw vets offer advice about signs of illness. 

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Treating Cat Diabetes

Treating Cat Diabetes

Has your cat been diagnosed with diabetes? Our Waxhaw vets discuss risk factors for the disease, treatment options, and when you should seek help from your vet with treating cat diabetes.

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6 Best House Cat Breeds

6 Best House Cat Breeds

You’ve decided to bring a cat into the family. You may be wondering: “How do I choose a cat breed?” With so many cute, cuddly, and interesting breeds to choose from, how do you pick just one whiskered friend to take home?

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Best Food for Dogs with Allergies

Best Food for Dogs with Allergies

What’s the best food for dogs with allergies? Our Waxhaw vets explain how to know if your dog may have a food allergy and which food may work for them.

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Common Dog Illnesses & Symptoms

Common Dog Illnesses & Symptoms

Many common dog illnesses and symptoms can be cause for concern, or even fatal if left untreated. Our Waxhaw vets offer advice about health problems to watch for.

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Signs of Bone Cancer in Dogs

Signs of Bone Cancer in Dogs

Bone cancer in dogs is one of the most serious diseases that can afflict our furry companions. Our Waxhaw vets outline how to spot symptoms of the condition, and when to book an appointment with your vet.

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What is the difference between pet insurance and wellness plan?

What is the difference between pet insurance and wellness plan?

Wellness plans and pet insurance can help to make your pet's veterinary care more affordable, but it's important to note that they cover very different aspects of your pet's healthcare. Here, our Waxhaw vet explains the differences and the benefits of each.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks pose a real danger to people and pets in the Waxhaw area. These external parasites can spread a number of serious diseases. In today's blog our vets explain some ways to spot ticks and how to keep them away from your pets and your family.

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