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.

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 - in addition to leaving you vulnerable to infection. 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, which foods to avoid, and more.

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Hypothyroidism in Cats

Hypothyroidism in Cats

Though hypothyroidism in cats is rare, when it does occur it can lead to a number of symptoms, such as weight gain. Today, our Waxhaw vets share some signs of the condition and how it’s treated.

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Ear Infection in Cats

Ear Infection in Cats

Does your kitty have painful, itchy ears? they may be suffering from an ear infection. Today, our Waxhaw vets list causes, symptoms and treatments for ear infection in cats. 

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Dog Skin Allergies: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Dog Skin Allergies: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Skin allergies in dogs can cause your pooch to become itchy, irritable and uncomfortable. Our Waxhaw vets give some insight into how allergic reactions can lead to symptoms - and what to do if you notice signs.

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How do I take care of a hamster?

How do I take care of a hamster?

Hamsters are adorable little creatures that can make great pets for people looking for a smaller companion animal to love. Today our Waxhaw vets share some advice on how to give your hamster all of the care and attention it needs to live a long, healthy life. 

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Common Reactions to Vaccines in Dogs

Common Reactions to Vaccines in Dogs

Vaccines are the best way to help protect your pet against a number of serious conditions. That said, some dogs do react to getting their shots.

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Lyme Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment & Recovery

Lyme Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment & Recovery

One of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world is Lyme disease. Today, our Waxhaw vets explain the causes, symptoms and treatment of Lyme disease in dogs.

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Anaplasmosis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Anaplasmosis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

The tick-borne disease anaplasmosis is seen across the US. It can infect canines, humans and many farm animals. In today’s post, our Waxhaw vets explain the causes, symptoms and treatment for this potentially serious condition. 

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