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The Importance of Bi-Annual Exams for your Pet

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 […]

By |June 10th, 2018|Healthy Habits|

How to Know When Laser Therapy is Right for Your Pet

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 […]

By |May 15th, 2018|Updates|

Helping Your Pet Cope with Seasonal Allergies

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 […]

By |April 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Having a Baby? How to Make the Transition Smooth for your Pet

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 […]

By |March 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Coping with an Aggressive Cat

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 […]

By |February 19th, 2018|Updates|

Meet Our Newest Doctor: Dr. Katharine Holder, DVM Veterinarian

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 […]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Updates|

First Aid for Your Pets

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 […]

By |December 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

The Benefits of Exercising Your Pets

Our culture is becoming more and more health conscious. People are realizing the benefits of exercising and eating right and are taking the initiative to make better choices for themselves. Raleigh was even named one of the healthiest cities recently, so you know the Triangle area is putting in the effort. But, are we also […]

By |November 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

As much as we like to think of our pets as our little children, being of different species we do enjoy and experience things differently. Halloween is one time of year that this becomes very clear. Pets rely on us to help life make sense and to feel safe and this is one night they […]

By |October 5th, 2017|Seasonal News|

Pets and Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is familiar to people as a tick-borne illness that starts with a ringed rash and can lead to a complicated and painful infection. Because it starts with the telltale rash, it is often caught early in people and does not progress. In dogs, though, pet owners should watch for very different signals of […]

By |August 1st, 2017|Seasonal News|