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Here you can read some useful tips and helpful advice provided by our knowledgable Kinston vets, so you can help your pets achieve optimal lifelong health. 

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Where to Leave Your Pet While on Vacation?

Where to Leave Your Pet While on Vacation?

It can be hard to find a good place to leave your cat or dog when you travel. Today, our Kinston vets share some pet care options to help you find somewhere you can leave your cat or dog while you are away. 

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Giardia in Dogs

Giardia in Dogs

Dogs, cats, and humans can get Giardiasis after being infected with the Giardia parasite. Today, our Kinston vets explain what Giardia is, including how it spreads between dogs and the treatments available.

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Taking Care of Your Senior Cat

Taking Care of Your Senior Cat

Today, our Kinston vets talk about the health of senior cats and share tips on how you can take care of your elderly kitty to help them stay as healthy and comfortable as possible in their golden years.

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Everything You Should Know About Vaccine Reactions In Dogs

Everything You Should Know About Vaccine Reactions In Dogs

Vaccines keep your dog safe from a range of serious conditions that can be expensive and hard to treat. Today, our Kinston vets discuss the different reactions and side effects dogs can have to vaccines and what you should do if your pooch develops one.

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What to Know About Cat Vaccinations

What to Know About Cat Vaccinations

Are you wondering whether it's really worth the money and hassle to get your cat their yearly vaccinations? Our Kinston vets explain why cat vaccinations are important and what they protect your cat against.

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The Vaccination Schedule For Cats & Kittens

The Vaccination Schedule For Cats & Kittens

Vaccinations protect your kitty from a variety of serious, potentially life-threatening illnesses and diseases. Today, our Kinston vets share with you the vaccination schedule for cats and kittens and explain why it's important to vaccinate your feline companion.

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Parvovirus In Dogs

Parvovirus In Dogs

Parvovirus is a very contagious and life-threatening condition in dogs. In this blog, our Kinston vets share the symptoms of parvovirus and explain how it can be prevented.

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The Rabies Vaccine For Cats

The Rabies Vaccine For Cats

Rabies is a very dangerous and deadly virus for cats and other pets that thankfully can be prevented. In this blog, our Kinston vets share everything you need to know about the rabies vaccine for cats and why it's important to have your kitty vaccinated.

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Can Dogs Get Cavities?

Can Dogs Get Cavities?

Did you know that dogs can get cavities? Similar to humans, poor oral hygiene habits in dogs can result in cavities. In this blog, our Kinston vets talk about cavities in dogs, including the causes, treatments, and ways you can prevent them.

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How to help a Teething Puppy

How to help a Teething Puppy

It can be a trying time when you have a teething puppy. The pain teething causes for young pups typically compels them to chew on things they shouldn't. In this blog, our Kinston vets offer you tips on how you can relive your puppy's teething pain and cope with this difficult phase of your furry friend's life.

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