Browsing: Dr. Bob advice

10 Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

Halloween can be a festive and fun time for children and families. But for pets? Let’s face it, it can be a nightmare. Skip the stress and keep your pets safe this year by following these 10 easy tips. 1. Trick-or-treat candies are not for pets. All forms of chocolate—especially baking or dark chocolate—can be…

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The Stressed Pet

With the holidays knocking on the door very soon, we can all look forward to the activity and entertainment and gathering of family and friends that come with Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. For most, this will be a time of celebration and connection. For others, the holidays can be a stressful period as so…

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CVPC is Seeking a New Location in Mint Hill

Dear CVPC Friends and Pet Lovers, Carolina Value Pet Care needs your help. We have been holding our mobile vaccine clinics in Mint Hill at Monroe Hardware for the past 4+ years. Unfortunately, the company is going a different direction and has decided to remove us, meaning that our October 2018 was our final visit…

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Heartworm Prevention is a Year-Round MUST!

Hello there Pet Lovers! Yeah! Autumn is almost here! Cooler days are sure to come soon, with less humidity, chillier nights, brilliant fall colors. Gotta love it ! While most of us welcome Autumn, believe it or not, this is peak season for fleas in this region. Thankfully, the majority of our customers are actively…

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FDA Alert Regarding Isoxazoline Medications for Fleas and Ticks

Hello CVPC friends! Recently, there have been concerns in the veterinary community involving potential problems with a certain class of drugs called Isoxazoline, which is used to treat fleas and ticks. Since there are concerns from pet owners, I felt it necessary to provide information without the social hysteria. WHAT IS ISOXAZOLINE? There are currently…

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Hurricane Preparedness for Pets

HURRICANE/STORM INFO Now that Hurricane Florence has hit the North Carolina coast, I wanted to be sure your preparation plans include your pets. ~ Dr. Bob When packing and preparing an emergency kit, here are some items your pets may need: Water, water, and more water. At least 7days worth for each person and pet…

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