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What diet should I feed my dog with diabetes?

What diet should I feed my dog with diabetes?

One of the most important aspects of health for a dog with diabetes is a consistent diet. In this post, our veterinarians explain dog diabetes and how to plan a diet for a dog with diabetes. 

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Ultrasound And Your Pet: State Of The Art Diagnostic Capabilities

Ultrasound And Your Pet: State Of The Art Diagnostic Capabilities

Ultrasounds serve as an invaluable diagnostic tool for veterinarians.  By creating amazingly detailed images it improves our veterinarians' ability to make quick and accurate diagnoses. This ability can make the difference between life and death for your pet. 

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Urinary Obstruction in Cats

Urinary Obstruction in Cats

Sometimes a few symptoms that makes your pet seem "off" or 'under the weather" can actually be signs of something bigger. Smitty's mom's observations and quick actions prevented a medical crisis. Smitty could not urinate, he was "blocked". Learn about this medical emergency, what to look for, and what treatment is needed to increase the chance of recovery. 

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Bladder Stones in Dogs

Bladder Stones in Dogs

Bladder stones or uroliths are unfortunately a relatively common phenomenon in dogs.  They are a stone-like mineral deposit that can form in the bladder and cause urinary issues and pain. Since dogs cannot talk and tell us how they fell, learn how diagnostic tools can aid in determining medical problems and treatment. 

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Urinary Incontinence in Dogs

Urinary Incontinence in Dogs

There are many reasons that a dog can develop some degree of urinary incontinence during any age of their life. Learn the different the reasons for urinary incontinence along with ways to manage it.

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Urinary Problems in Pets

Urinary Problems in Pets

When pets have “toilet” accidents, many families assume the problem is behavioral. However, when a dog that was previously house-trained starts to urinate inside the house or a cat starts to urinate outside the litter box, the first thing that should be done  is to schedule a visit with their veterinarian. Very often the pet is trying to tell them there may be a physical problem or illness that is causing a change in elimination habits. 

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Cat Litter Science: Why To Let Your Cat Choose

Cat Litter Science: Why To Let Your Cat Choose

Did you know that choosing a cat litter that appeals to you, may actually not appeal to your cat. If your cat is unhappy with your litter choice, it could lead to elimination issues. Learn how to give your cat a choice when picking out litter. 

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How Kittens Play and How To Tell Their Toy Preference

How Kittens Play and How To Tell Their Toy Preference

Play is an important part of kitten development, it fosters a special bond between you and your kitten and meets their exercise and enrichment needs. Learn how to choose the right toys for your cat.

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Feline Body Language Guide

Don't you wish your feline friend could talk and tell you what they are feeling?  Here are illustrated guides to help you understand what they are saying through body language. 

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Fun Dog Facts for Kids

Fun Dog Facts for Kids

Dogs make amazing animal companions and loyal best friends. Many are even dedicated workers! In this post, our Asheville vets share lots of fun dog facts for kids.

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