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|

Your Dog’s Next Stay Should Be Approved by the AAHA

It has a nice ring to it doesn’t it? Your dog’s next stay should be approved by the AAHA. While the rhyme wasn’t intended, the importance was. You might be asking yourself, what is the AAHA? Yes, it may sound like the sound you make when you finally figure out what AAHA actually stands for, [...]

By |2016-09-06T16:35:20-04:00September 6th, 2016|Updates|

Why Boarding Your Dog Beats A Sitter

Summer is a time where most of us are travelling or taking that much needed vacation. While most of us can’t wait to get to relaxing on the sand beaches or wherever the summer takes you, there is the looming worry of making sure your pet companion is taken care of while you’re away. Unfortunately [...]

By |2016-08-02T10:14:12-04:00August 2nd, 2016|Updates|

TOUR: See Our Comfy Vet & Boarding Facility

If you’re looking for the best in care for your furry friend then look no further than Dogwood Veterinary Hospital & Pet Resort in Chapel Hill.  We are a dedicated team of pet lovers who can make sure that when your cat or dog is in need of a comfy stay, a good grooming session [...]

By |2019-01-23T08:39:09-05:00June 15th, 2016|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 |2016-05-09T09:59:17-04:00April 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 |2016-03-16T10:03:05-04:00March 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|