The best cat breed for your home will be determined by your lifestyle and personality, as well as the characteristics you find most appealing in a feline companion. Our Knightdale veterinarians recommend the following six breeds as house cats.
A dog's oral health has a direct impact on their overall health but sadly many of our canine companions don't get the dental healthcare they need to prevent oral health issues such as periodontal disease. Here, our Knightdale vets explain how periodontal disease in dogs can be treated and prevented.
Parvovirus is an extremely contagious, life-threatening condition that spreads among dogs or through contact with contaminated items including toys and bowls. Here, our Knightdale vets discuss the facts pet owners need to know about parvovirus in order to keep their canine companions in good health.
Because the activity is visually similar to kneading dough, The action cats frequently perform of pushing their paws against a soft object, such as a blanket or your lap is often called "cat kneading" or "making biscuits". Today, our Knightdale vets discuss cat kneading, why they do it, and if you should be concerned.
Pet Dental Extractions are sometimes necessary to stop pain and allow your animal companion's mouth to heal. Today our Knightdale vets give the low down on cat and dog tooth removal.
Rabies is an extremely contagious virus that is thankfully preventable. This illness affects the central nervous system of mammals. The disease spreads through bites from infected animals and travels from the site of the bite along the nerves until it reaches the spinal cord, and works its way from there to the brain. As soon as the rabies virus reaches the brain, the infected animal will start to display symptoms and often dies within 7 days.
While the chances of a vaccinated dog contracting rabies are low, a rabies vaccination does not guarantee 100% protection. Today, the vets from Smithfield Road Veterinary Hospital discuss rabies and what to do if you suspect your dog might have been exposed.