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CANINE FLU ON THE RISE

Dear Pet Parents, In recent weeks, we have received many questions from pet parents regarding Canine Flu/ Influenza due to the publicity surrounding multiple recent outbreaks of this respiratory virus.  Because of the potential deadly nature of the Canine Flu,…

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UNWANTED WEIGHT GAIN from SPAYING & NEUTERING Our PETS:   IT’S A LARGE PROBLEM!

Very recently, Veterinary HPM Spay & Neuter Diets were introduced for both Dogs and Cats as a very effective way to help combat the obesity epidemic that exists in our pet population.   There are many reasons that pets gain weight. …

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PROBIOTICS FOR PETS: WHY USE THEM AND WHICH ONES ARE BEST

In recent years, the use of Probiotics has surged in popularity in people trying to “fix” their intestinal issues or improve their health.  And along with the interest and use in Probiotics has been an equal surge in the companies…

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Heartworm and Felines

CATS & HEARTWORM DISEASE If you have a dog, you’ve no doubt heard our Carolina Value Pet Care team members and me strongly encourage you to get your dog on heartworm prevention.  And we’ll always continue to do so.  It’s…

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HILL’S PRESCRIPTIONS DIET DERM COMPLETE: An Innovative New Diet for Dogs with Allergies

The Hill’s line of pet foods has recently released a new diet called DERM COMPLETE that may be a game-changer for dogs with both seasonal / environmental allergies as well as food allergies. Seasonal and Environmental allergies result from house…

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IT’S FLEA SEASON: Don’t Forget Your Kitties !

It’s that time of year again !  No, no, no, not football season (well, OK, there is that !) … not time to begin Christmas shopping … not time to pull sweaters out of the closet and start raking leaves…

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ALLERGIC DERMATITIS: Part 6 – What I Love About Dermatology?

Feel free to skip this section if you want to find a valuable nugget that will help your pet’s Allergic Dermatitis.  Instead, one of my valued team members asked me why I chose to provide dermatology exams and consults, but…

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ALLERGIC DERMATITIS: Part 5 – WHAT NON-PRESCRIPTION PRODUCTS DO WE CARRY at CAROLINA VALUE PET CARE for ALLERGIC DERMATITIS?

While I have briefly described in Part 3 of this series ways to manage Allergic Dermatitis, let’s take a closer look at products we have available through Carolina Value Pet Care that can be very helpful to manage the problem…

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ALLERGIC DERMATITIS: Part 4 – APOQUEL and CYTOPOINT

As mentioned in Part 3 of this series on Allergic Dermatitis, Apoquel and Cytopoint have emerged in the past 5 to 7 years as vital means of managing Allergic Dermatitis in dogs. And this is a good time to mention…

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ALLERGIC DERMATITIS: Part 3 – How to TREAT Allergic Dermatitis?

I truly wish we could wave a magic wand over a pet with allergies and make the itching and biting and licking quickly go away.  But the reality leaves us frustrated at times, even while we celebrate the success of…

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