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Tips On Keeping Your Dog’s Ears Clean

We're here with some tips to keep your dog's ears clean today because we've seen a lot more ear infections lately. How often are you examining and monitoring your dog's ear health? If it's not weekly, it may not be enough. Today we'll tell you why it's important to...

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Halloween Pet Safety Tips To Keep Your Family Safe

We have Halloween pet safety tips for your and your furry family to make sure this holiday is entirely stress-free!You're ready for Halloween, but are your pets? With all of the excitement surrounding the holiday, sometimes we forget about the stress and dangers it...

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Pet Safety Tips To Remember During The Fall

Fall brings cooler weather, changing colors, and new dangers for our pets. Seemingly simple things like a backpack left on the ground, a walk through a wooded area, or bug spray can cause severe health issues for our pets. Today, we'll give you three safety tips for...

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Why Does My Cat Throw Up?

More pets present to the vet ER for GI upset than any other illness. UrgentVet is uniquely qualified to manage the vast majority of these cases without expensive hospitalization. However, if you have a cat, chances are good that you’ve seen her vomit from time to...

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You Probably Aren’t Washing Your Pet’s Dishes Enough

The team at UrgentVet wants your pets to be happy and healthy as much as possible. Working with you, we try to create an environment of education and care to keep your pet's feeling their best. One questions we recently answered felt like the perfect blog topic to...

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Is It Dangerous to Smoke Around Pets?

If you're wondering about smoking habits and pets, we have some news for you. Is it dangerous to smoke near pets? The short answer is yes, pets that inhale smoke are at risk for more health problems and cell damage. Secondhand smoke is the same for pets as it is for...

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Tips For Safely Exercising With Your Pets

Exercise is always more fun with a friend! Need someone to motivate you to exercise? Get your pets involved! According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, an estimated 59 percent of cats and 54 percent of dogs in the U.S. are overweight or obese. Exercising...

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Fun, Safe Summertime Activities

Now that warm weather is upon us, we are all excited to spend time outside enjoying the sunshine. What better way to soak up summer fun than to share outdoor time with your pet? Here are a few ways you can include your dog in your summer activities. For summer safety...

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Preventing and Treating Heat Stroke

North Carolina is beautiful in the summer, but the summer heat also provides some dangers. Like humans, dogs and cats can become overheated. Unlike humans, our pets aren’t able to effectively reduce their body temperature by sweating. But, just because your furry pal...

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Keeping Your Pet Calm During 4th of July Fireworks

We love celebrating the Fourth of July in Belmont! Who doesn't love a good fireworks display? Well, for starters, your pet. While we understand and expect the loud bangs and booms of the Fourth, your pet doesn’t, and the typical noises of the holiday are often...

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