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Pet Care Tips

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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Cat Recovering from Surgery

Cat Recovering from Surgery

After your cat's surgery postoperative care will be needed for the incision to heal without becoming aggravated, injured, or infected. In today's post, our Kinston vets share some strategies for caring for your cat as they recover from surgery, including what to do for a cat not eating after surgery, and how to stop a cat from jumping after surgery.

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FHO Surgery in Dogs

FHO Surgery in Dogs

FHO surgery can be an effective way to treat hip problems and restore pain-free mobility in some dogs. In today's post, our Kinston vets describe how a dog's hip works, problems that could affect your dog's hip, and how FHO surgery can help.

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Ear Hematoma Surgery in Cats

Ear Hematoma Surgery in Cats

Your cat may experience an injury to their ears that result in hematomas. Today, our Kinston vets discuss ear hematomas in cats and everything you need to know about surgery to treat this condition.

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How to Prep Your Dog for Surgery

How to Prep Your Dog for Surgery

At Five Oaks Animal Hospital our vets understand that taking your dog in for surgery is stressful, but rest assured that we only recommend surgery when it's in your dog's best interest. Today, we discuss common dog surgeries, how to prepare your dog for surgery, and dog surgery after-care.

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Getting Your Dog Fixed: When and What To Know

Getting Your Dog Fixed: When and What To Know

There are many health and behavioral benefits to spaying or neutering your dog. Today, our Kinston vets explain more about spaying or neutering, and how it can benefit your puppy to have them fixed.

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Chronic Hepatitis in Dogs

Chronic Hepatitis in Dogs

If your dog's liver becomes inflamed for longer than six weeks the condition is referred to as chronic hepatitis. In today's post, our Kinston vets share more about the causes and symptoms of canine chronic hepatitis in dogs.

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Signs, Symptoms & Causes of Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Signs, Symptoms & Causes of Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Hyperthyroidism is usually diagnosed in cats who are middle-aged and older. Today, our Kinston vets explain the signs, symptoms, and causes of hyperthyroidism in cats.

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Asthma in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

Asthma in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

You may be surprised to learn that dogs can have asthma. Does your dog have asthma? Below, our Kinston vet will go over some common signs, symptoms, and treatments for asthma attacks in dogs.

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Cat Diabetes Treatment

Cat Diabetes Treatment

Diabetes in cats left untreated this condition can threaten your cat's quality of life, and longevity. Our Kinston vets will share some signs you should watch out for, as well as treatments available for cats with diabetes.

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The Benefits of Boarding Your Dog

The Benefits of Boarding Your Dog

Sometimes you as a pet owner will need to be away from your home be it on vacation, work, or family emergency. The question is what to do with your dog. Our Kinston vets will go over some of the benefits of boarding your dog.

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