The saying “man’s best friend” may refer to a pet like a dog, but it can hold much more meaning. Many humans and their dogs have an unbreakable bond, and this saying can stretch well beyond dogs and include all types of pets. Whether you have a dog, cat, bird, fish, horse, etc., there are […]
If you live in the North Carolina, or any part of the Southeast for that matter, it can stay pretty warm even past Labor Day. For humans, this means more beach trips, outdoor activities like hikes, and concerts that stretch into September. For dogs, it can mean continual heat, hot surfaces to walk on, and […]
No human is alike. We all have unique personality traits that define who we are. With that being said, dogs are the same way, as there are many unique personalities for different dog breeds. Whatever your lifestyle may be, there is a dog breed that can complement your character. Check out the below lifestyles and […]
Some pet owners in the Triangle put off getting regular physical exams for themselves, so it’s no surprise that they may have this same complacent attitude when it comes to how often they take their pets in for exams. However, the importance of bi-annual exams for your furry friend cannot be overstated.
Consider the fact that […]
Just like their humans, pets can suffer from injury, old age, and other ailments associated with being a living, breathing thing in this world.
For these reasons, Dogwood Veterinary Hospital has expert doctors who can administer Companion Laser Therapy to your pet. Companion Laser Therapy is a holistic, non-invasive treatment that can help your tail-wagger […]
Spring is in the air—literally. You might not see it, but you can certainly feel it. Pollen, the biggest culprit of the allergy season, comes alive at this time of the year. It blows around on a breeze, hailing from the many trees and grasses that surround our beautiful state. And if you’re like many […]
Introducing a new baby to your fur baby can bring up some uncertain feelings. What if they don’t get along? What if your pet gets aggressive or scared or jealous? What if your child does? Doing a little preparation beforehand can go a long way to smoothing this transition. Here are some steps you can […]
Imagine this scenario. You’re dozing peacefully. The soft sound of the ceiling fan lulls you. As you gently shift positions, your silent slumber comes to an abrupt halt by two fangs, ten blades and the frantic shriek of a thousand cawing crows. Your bed sheets are in shambles. Your calf is on fire. And it’s […]
Dogwood Veterinary Hospital and Pet Resort would like to introduce you to the newest member of our team – Dr. Katharine Holder, DVM veterinarian.
Dr. Holder joins Dr. Linda Sands and Dr. Michelle Pineda as the doctors on staff at Dogwood for all of your furry friends’ medical needs.
Dr. Holder grew up in the mountains of […]
Nobody ever wants a loved one to experience a medical emergency. This is true whether they are our friends, our family members or our pets. But, when our pets are exposed to dangerous situations and need urgent help, we often are more confused on how to help them than we are with fellow humans. If […]