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.
The veterinarians at Providence South Animal Hospital in Waxhaw share helpful tips and information to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.
Do you find yourself recoiling from the smell coming from your dog's mouth? Bad breath is common in our canine companions, especially as they age, but it can indicate a serious health issue for your pup and shouldn't be ignored. Today, our Waxhaw vets explain what causes bad breath in dogs and how you can treat it.
Just like humans, our feline friends are susceptible to dental disease if they don't receive the proper oral hygiene care. Often painful for your cat, dental disease is a serious issue that can affect their overall health. Today, our Waxhaw vets explain some common dental diseases found in cats and what to look out for.
A cranial cruciate rupture is one of the most common orthopedic injuries seen in dogs. Sometimes known as a dog ACL, the cranial cruciate ligament (CCL), is a ligament in the knee that helps to connect the lower leg bone to the upper leg bone. Today our Waxhaw vets discuss why this ligament is prone to injury and how CCL ruptures are treated.
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!