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Read our blog where our Knightdale veterinarians offer you useful tips and helpful advice on a range of topics to help you provide your pet a happy and healthy life.

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Signs of Pain & Discomfort in Dogs

Signs of Pain & Discomfort in Dogs

It can be concerning to see your dog suffering from pain or discomfort. In this post, our Knightdale explain how dogs tend to handle this, how they show pain or discomfort, and how to know if your dog is in pain, and when they might require urgent care. 

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Are pet wellness plans worth it for routine care?

Are pet wellness plans worth it for routine care?

Cat and dog wellness plans are 'packages' that include routine vet care services offered at a discounted rate. Today, our Smithfield Road Veterinary Hospital team discusses the benefits of wellness plans, and some things to take into consideration.

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Six Benefits of Cat & Dog Wellness Plans

Six Benefits of Cat & Dog Wellness Plans

Are you wondering why an increasing number of pet parents are enrolling in wellness plans? Today, our Knightdale veterinarians discuss some of the advantages of wellness plans for your beloved canine or feline companion.

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What causes whipworm in dogs?

What causes whipworm in dogs?

Whipworms are a common parasite that makes their home in the large intestine and cecum of dogs, causing irritation and leading to a host of uncomfortable symptoms. Today our Knightdale vets explain more about whipworms in dogs including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

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Teething Puppies: Tips & Tricks

Teething Puppies: Tips & Tricks

Puppy teething can be a difficult time for parents; the pain caused by teething often leads puppies to chew on anything and everything in an effort to relieve their discomfort. Here are a few tips from our Knightdale vets on how to help your puppy through teething.

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Why does my dog's breath smell so bad?

Why does my dog's breath smell so bad?

Bad breath in dogs is a common occurrence but can be a sign of health issues. Today, our Knightdale vets explain what might be causing your dog's bad breath and how you can help to treat and prevent it.

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Microchips for Dogs

Microchips for Dogs

Microchipping your dog can increase the chances that they are found if they get lost. Our Knightdale vets discuss the benefits of getting a microchip for your dog.

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Cat Parvovirus Symptoms

Cat Parvovirus Symptoms

As a pet owner, you feel responsible when your cat is sick. It can even be overwhelming if they contract a life-threatening illness such as parvo. Read below to find out the facts our Knightdale vets share about parvovirus and how you can keep your cat safe.

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Is my dog overweight?

Is my dog overweight?

Obesity in dogs is on the rise and poses a serious health risk to our canine companions. If your pooch seems extra cuddly they may be carrying a little too much weight. Today, our Knightdale vets explain how you can tell if your dog might be overweight, and what you should do.

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Bordetella in Dogs

Bordetella in Dogs

If your dog needs to be groomed or boarded at a facility while you are away, it must be protected against the highly contagious Bordetella (Kennel Cough) virus. Our Knightdale vets are here to tell you everything you need to know.

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Smithfield Road Veterinary Hospital, PLLC is currently accepting new patients! Our experienced and kind vets are passionate about the health of Knightdale pets. Contact us today to book your furry friend's first appointment.

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