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Coping with an Aggressive Cat

February 19th, 2018|0 Comments

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 […]

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

January 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

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 […]

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First Aid for Your Pets

December 1st, 2017|0 Comments

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 […]

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The Benefits of Exercising Your Pets

November 14th, 2017|0 Comments

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 […]

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Halloween Pet Safety Tips

October 5th, 2017|0 Comments

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 […]

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What Pet Owners Need To Know About Intestinal Parasites

September 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Intestinal worms are parasites that can affect your pets. Many of them evade notice by feeding quietly from nutrients in the animal’s digestive tract without causing illness. Even if the parasites are not making your […]

Pets and Lyme Disease

August 1st, 2017|0 Comments

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 […]

Best Breeds for Family Dog

July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Having a dog is a priceless addition to a family. Kids learn many lessons, like responsibility and compassion, from having a furry companion around. Concerns should not be overblown, but there are a few areas […]

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Why Vaccinate Your Pet?

June 30th, 2017|0 Comments

There has been a lot of recent buzz on vaccines. Some are trying to muddy the waters around this life-saving procedure and suggest it actually does more harm than good. Thankfully, there is no evidence […]

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Does My Pet Have Allergies? Summer in Chapel Hill

May 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Something that many Chapel Hill area pet owners never consider about their pet’s health is whether they may have allergies. It shouldn’t be surprising to us that dogs and cats might have similar issues in […]

Training Puppies and Kittens — Chapel Hill Pets

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

There is almost nothing better in life than getting a new furry family member. While you are likely ecstatic to have your little friend in your home, there are of course some difficulties in the […]

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SPECIAL: Glamour Shots For Your Dogs Dating Profile

April 1st, 2017|0 Comments

The weather is warming in Chapel Hill, the sun is staying up longer and longer, and puppy love is in the air. If you haven’t started updating your dog’s dating profile, now is the time. […]

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Finding a Good Dog Breeder near Chapel Hill

February 27th, 2017|0 Comments

One of the most important decisions you’ll make in your life, and I don’t think it’s an exaggeration, is which dog you want to bring into your home. This dog will share your home, share […]

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Introducing New Pets to Your Existing Pets

February 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Our pets are our family members, and just like introducing any new family member, it can be hard to tell how the others will react. With children you have nine months to prepare them but […]

Importance of Heartworm, Flea and Tick Prevention Even in Winter

January 24th, 2017|0 Comments

The winter here in North Carolina is in full-swing, so that means all those fleas, ticks and mosquitoes that have been threatening our pets’ health are now dead. That means we can all put away […]

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The Myth About Grain Free Foods

November 4th, 2016|0 Comments

With gluten-free and grain free diets the new fad among humans these days, that trend has started to spill over into the animal kingdom as well. Many pet owners might be asking if grain free […]

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Everything you need to know about heartworms

October 11th, 2016|0 Comments

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 […]

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

September 6th, 2016|0 Comments

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 […]