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.

BBQ Safety for Dogs & Cats | The Dos and Don'ts of Grilling with Pets

BBQ Safety for Dogs & Cats | The Dos and Don'ts of Grilling with Pets

Barbecues are fun for the whole family, and with delicious smells wafting off the grill, it's no surprise your pets want in on the action too! Our Providence South Animal Hospital vets are here to talk to you about how to keep your pets safe around the BBQ and what foods they can safely enjoy!  

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Anxiety & Depression in Dogs: Causes & Symptoms

Anxiety & Depression in Dogs: Causes & Symptoms

Similar to humans, our dogs can also feel depressed or anxious. While symptoms could indicate these or other issues, you may be able to help them feel better by following this advice from our Waxhaw vets.

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Heatstroke in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes & What to Do

Heatstroke in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes & What to Do

Here, our Waxhaw vets share a list of symptoms for pet parents to watch for when it comes to heatstroke in dogs. We also list actions to take if you suspect your dog is suffering from the condition. Plus: tips on prevention.

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Hernias in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Surgery

Hernias in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Surgery

Hernias in cats typically aren't serious and can be repaired with surgery, as long as they are detected early. Today, our Waxhaw vets offer information about what to expect from cat hernia surgery.

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How can I help my dog recover after surgery?

How can I help my dog recover after surgery?

After your dog has had surgery, you can play a pivotal role in helping them to fully recover. Today, our Waxhaw vets share some tips for how to care for your dog after surgery.

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Why do dogs eat grass?

Why do dogs eat grass?

In this post, our Waxhaw vets explain why dogs eat grass, and whether this habit is safe or good for them.

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Getting Your Dog Fixed

Getting Your Dog Fixed

Spaying or neutering your dog has many health and behavioral benefits. In this post, our Waxhaw vets share some facts about spaying or neutering and how it can benefit your pup.

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How often should I take my dog to the vet?

How often should I take my dog to the vet?

You love your pup and want to give them their best chance at a long and happy life, that's where regular preventive veterinary care comes in. But exactly how often should you take your dog to the vet? Our Waxhaw vets explain...

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Signs That Your Cat May Be Overweight

Signs That Your Cat May Be Overweight

You may joke that your cat is 'big-boned', but carrying a few extra pounds can have serious consequences for your pet's health. In this post, our Waxhaw vets explain how to tell if your cat is overweight, and what to do next. 

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Dog Chewing Problems: Why They Chew & How to Stop Them

Dog Chewing Problems: Why They Chew & How to Stop Them

Looking to resolve your dog’s chewing problems for good? In this post, our Waxhaw vets offer some tips on how to help your pooch develop better habits. 

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