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.  You already know several of them because it’s not any different from people:  eating too … Read moreUNWANTED WEIGHT GAIN from SPAYING & NEUTERING Our PETS:   IT’S A LARGE PROBLEM!

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 that important for your dog’s health, well-being and protection against this potentially life-threatening disease. If … Read moreHeartworm and Felines

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 dust, molds, mildews, and pollens from weeds, grasses and trees.   We may see dogs that … Read moreHILL’S PRESCRIPTIONS DIET DERM COMPLETE: An Innovative New Diet for Dogs with Allergies

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 no other medical services. When we first began Carolina Value Pet Care in 2012, it … Read moreALLERGIC DERMATITIS: Part 6 – What I Love About Dermatology?

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 of an itchy, scratchy, chewy dog. The newest additions to our choices are Dermoscent Essential … Read moreALLERGIC DERMATITIS: Part 5 – WHAT NON-PRESCRIPTION PRODUCTS DO WE CARRY at CAROLINA VALUE PET CARE for ALLERGIC DERMATITIS?

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 MOST pets in managing the problem.  And let me emphasize that again:  “managing” the problem.  … Read moreALLERGIC DERMATITIS: Part 3 – How to TREAT Allergic Dermatitis?