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

TTA Surgery for Dogs With Cruciate Injuries

TTA Surgery for Dogs With Cruciate Injuries

For many dogs, TTA or Tibial Tuberosity Advancement surgery is an effective way of treating a torn or ruptured cruciate ligament. Today our Waxhaw vets discuss TTA Surgery for dogs, including how it works, its benefits, and what the procedure involves.

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A Pet Parents Guide to Tooth Resorption in Cats

A Pet Parents Guide to Tooth Resorption in Cats

Tooth resorption is an oral health condition that affects an estimated 40% of adult cats. This painful condition often goes untreated simply because pet parents are unaware of the symptoms. So, today our Waxhaw vets share the symptoms of tooth resorption in cats and how it is treated.

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What You Need to Know If Your Dog Has a Broken Jaw

What You Need to Know If Your Dog Has a Broken Jaw

As horrifying as it sounds, broken jaws are a common - and very painful - injury in dogs. In today's post, our Waxhaw vets explain the causes of a broken jaw in dogs, how your pups jaw can be repaired, and how to care for your pet as they recover.

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4 Great Reasons to Consider a Wellness Plan for Your Pet

4 Great Reasons to Consider a Wellness Plan for Your Pet

So, your vet offers Pet Wellness Plans but you aren't sure how they could benefit you and your pet. Below, our Waxhaw vets provide 6 benefits to consider when deciding whether a Pet Wellness Plan is for you.

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Rabbit Owners Guide to Bunny Vet Care

Rabbit Owners Guide to Bunny Vet Care

As a responsible rabbit owner, you want to make sure your beloved bunny receives the care they need to give them their best shot at a long and healthy life. Below, our Waxhaw vets discuss how often you should be taking your bunny to the vet and explain why routine exams are important.

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Gingivitis in Cats: Signs, Causes & Treatment

Gingivitis in Cats: Signs, Causes & Treatment

Dental problems in cats can be excruciatingly painful. Gingivitis is the initial stage of periodontal disease, and it affects up to 85 percent of cats over the age of three. This stage is reversible with proper care, and our Waxhaw vets will assist you in getting there.

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FHO Surgery for Dogs

FHO Surgery for Dogs

Is your four-legged friend suffering from a painful hip condition? FHO surgery could be right for your pooch. Here, our Waxhaw vets describe what's involved in FHO surgery as well as the conditions this effective surgery can be used to treat.

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Dog Dental Chews: Do they really work?

Dog Dental Chews: Do they really work?

There are many dog dental treats and chews on the market—but do they really work? Here, our Waxhaw vets explain how to find out if a dog dental chew is worth purchasing, which factors to consider, and safety tips every dog owner should keep in mind.

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Should my dog take calcium supplements?

Should my dog take calcium supplements?

Many people take calcium supplements every day to help them maintain their wellbeing—but does your dog need to take them as well? The short answer: not usually. Here, our Waxhaw vets explain more about calcium supplements for dogs. 

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The 5 Best Pet Lizards for Beginners

The 5 Best Pet Lizards for Beginners

Lizards can make great pets, they can be low-maintenance and fun. Today, our Waxhaw vets share the top 5 lizards they recommend for beginners. 

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