Everything you need to know about heartworms

If you’ve taken your dog to the vet recently then you’ve probably had the heartworm disease conversation. While heartworm disease is easily preventable, some animals still have the unfortunate occurrence of contracting this disease. Preventative medicine is very affordable and available for pet owners, yet we still see a high spike in heartworm cases each [...]

By |2019-01-23T08:39:09-05:00October 11th, 2016|Seasonal News, Updates|

Laser Therapy and Your Pets

Laser therapy for dogs, cats and other animals or pets is a medical treatment that uses focused light to interact with living tissue, and we can perform it right here at our veterinary hospital in Chapel Hill. Laser light is a special kind of light that is adjusted to specific wavelengths, unlike most light sources. [...]

By |2019-01-23T08:39:09-05:00May 9th, 2016|Seasonal News, Updates|

Preparing Your Pet For Surgery

There comes a time in a pet’s life when they may have to undergo a surgical procedure. Whether it’s spaying, neutering, mass removals or complicated orthopedic procedures, it’s important that your pet is properly prepared for surgery. The goal at Dogwood Veterinary Hospital in Chapel Hill is to create the best opportunity for your pet [...]

By |2016-05-09T09:59:17-05:00April 12th, 2016|Seasonal News, Updates|

New Dog-Swapping App Available this Spring!

Everyone loves their dog, it is man’s best friend after all. But do you ever find yourself longing for more excitement in your person-dog relationship? Brand new to the iTunes Store and on Google Play is our exclusive Dogwood Veterinary Hospital Dog Swapping app, just in time for the spring pet season. With the new [...]

By |2019-01-23T08:39:09-05:00April 1st, 2016|Seasonal News, Updates|

Spring Cleaning Means Spring Vaccines for Pets

Spring will be here soon, and that means you and your dog will be out and about much more often. Your dog will want to enjoy the warm weather, playing and socializing with other dogs--dogs that may or may not have been properly vaccinated. Just like your home routinely needs a spring clean, your dog [...]

By |2016-03-16T10:03:05-05:00March 16th, 2016|Seasonal News, Updates|

Is it Too Cold Outside for Your Pet?

It’s winter and although we in the Triangle have enjoyed mild weather at times, the recent snow storm has shown that it can still get quite chilly in North Carolina. When that happens, you should know how to keep your pets safe when the temperature drops. Like humans, pets are susceptible to frostbite and hypothermia. [...]

By |2016-02-03T10:21:07-05:00February 3rd, 2016|Seasonal News, Updates|

Exercising Your Dog—Even in Bad Weather

If your area has recently been walloped by snow or ice (or even just rain), you know one of additional challenges of winter weather is making sure your dog still gets enough exercise. Threats from snowdrifts, freezing temperatures and icy patches are good reasons to hunker down indoors. However, a lack of exercise can have [...]

By |2016-01-29T16:38:32-05:00January 29th, 2016|Seasonal News, Updates|

Keeping Your Dog Inside—But Active During Winter

Winter can be a difficult time for pet lovers and their dogs. When the temperatures drop, it can be too cold or icy for you or your pooch to go for a walk or a romp in the park. This can be doubly difficult if you go on vacation or travel, and can’t let your [...]

By |2016-01-05T15:57:44-05:00January 5th, 2016|Seasonal News, Updates|

Keeping Your Outdoor Pets Warm During The Winter

You’ve thought about it for a while, but you can’t just get yourself to go through with it. You might even make fun of people who do it, so there’s no way you’re not going to buy a sweater for your pet. But maybe … you should think about it, because as corny as it [...]

By |2015-12-15T12:33:12-05:00December 15th, 2015|Seasonal News|