Heartworm Disease in Dogs

Heartworm Disease in Dogs

Heartworm disease is a serious and possibly fatal disease that can affect your dog. This disease is caused by parasitic worms and spread to your pup through bites from infected mosquitos. These dangerous parasites can live in your dog's heart, lungs and blood vessels. Here, our Wake Forest vets share information to help you protect your pet.

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Dog Skin Problems: Scratching, Itching & Other Conditions

Dog Skin Problems: Scratching, Itching & Other Conditions

Excessive licking, scratching and itching are signs that your dog may have a skin condition like dermatitis. Find out what may be causing these skin issues and how you can help to treat them from our Wake Forest vets.

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Signs Your Pet Needs Emergency Vet Care

Signs Your Pet Needs Emergency Vet Care

Pets, just like people, can sometimes suffer from conditions or illness which require immediate emergency veterinary care. Here, our Wake Forest vets explain what situations may warrant emergency care and what to do when that occurs. 

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Why Can't My Cat Stop Coughing?

Why Can't My Cat Stop Coughing?

If your cat is starting to excessively cough, it means that something is irritating their throat, lungs or airways. When it comes to coughs, some causes are easy to deal with while others are more serious. Here, our Wake Forest veterinary team explain some of the possible causes for your kitty's cough.

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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

You love your pet and want to be sure that the vet you choose has the right qualifications to provide the veterinary care that your animal needs. So what qualifications should you look for?

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What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

There are distinct benefits to both wellness plans and pet insurance, but it's important to understand the differences between them. Here, our Wake Forest vets explain more about wellness plans and pet insurance.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Wake Forest. The disease is typically found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks can spread a number of serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to people and pets. In this post, our Wake Forest vets explain how these external parasites thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.  

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world. In this post, our Wake Forest vets share information about Lyme disease in pets: what it is, symptoms to watch for, and treatment options. 

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Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Getting yearly fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your Wake Forest vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise. 

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