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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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How Hot is Too Hot? Summer Pet Safety

We're in the full swing of summer, and with that comes a lot of fun activities and opportunities to be outside. And by now you know that you should never leave a pet in your car during a warm day, even for a few moments. Seventy degrees and sunshine outside can become...

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Ten Important Health Tips For Your Senior Cat

Our mission is to provide you with amazing veterinary care when other vets in the area are closed. However, we still want to help you keep your pets happy and healthy for a long time. Today, we're going to give you tips on keeping your senior cat in their best...

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How To Tell If Your Dog Is In Pain

At UrgentVet, we understand dogs inside and out – not just physically, but psychologically as well. We know what makes them comfortable. We know what makes them anxious and irritated. Because we understand our canine friends so well, our emergency veterinarian...

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