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.

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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What is ehrlichiosis in dogs?

What is ehrlichiosis in dogs?

If he or she has been bitten by an infected tick, a dog can pass ehrlichiosis on to another canine. Our Waxhaw vets list symptoms of ehrlichiosis in dogs and discuss treatment options. Plus, tips on prevention.

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Babesiosis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Babesiosis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Babesiosis can infect dogs, other animals and humans. In this post, our Waxhaw vets share some insight about babesiosis in dogs, including symptoms, treatment, prognosis and prevention. 

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All About Tick Borne Diseases in Dogs

All About Tick Borne Diseases in Dogs

Tick-borne diseases pose threats to the health of dogs and the people who care about them throughout the Waxhaw area. Here, our vets walk you through the most common tick-borne illnesses in dogs.

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Buying an Orthopedic Bed for Your Cat

Buying an Orthopedic Bed for Your Cat

As with people, older cats can experience joint pain and other uncomfortable conditions that can make sleep difficult. If your cat has had surgery or is experiencing other aches and pains an orthopedic bed could help your cat to rest more comfortably. Our Waxhaw vets explain how an orthopedic bed could benefit your cat.

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Fungal Infections in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Fungal Infections in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

A fungal infection can make your kitty uncomfortable and have a major impacts on their health. Our Waxhaw vets discuss causes, symptoms and treatment for fungal infection in cats.

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Which diet is best for my dog with hypothyroidism?

Which diet is best for my dog with hypothyroidism?

For dogs with hypothyroidism, diet is an essential aspect in managing the condition and keeping your dog healthy. Our Waxhaw vets provide some tips on what to feed dogs with hypothyroidism and what to avoid.

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