How To Know If Your Dog Is In Pain

They say dogs are “man’s best friend,” and if your best friend were feeling pain, wouldn’t you want to do everything you could to alleviate it? Here are a few signs that might indicate your canine companion is in pain:Behavioral changesDecreased appetite —...

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Keep Your Pets Safe This Thanksgiving

According to just about any poll you reference, a large percentage of Americans plan to celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family, and many also admit to sharing their Thanksgiving dinner with their four-legged family members. But a festive time for...

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Tips For Giving Your Pets Medication

When your pet needs medication, it's important that you get it from a reputable source and you get it quickly. We offer VetSource an online pet prescription ordering with direct home (or work) delivery. It doesn’t get easier. The VetSource pharmacy operates at the...

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How To Prepare For A Hurricane With Your Pets

There are so many amazing things about living in North Carolina, but unfortunately, we also experience hurricanes. With hurricane season in full swing, we want to provide you with some helpful tips to prepare your pets for an oncoming hurricane. Check out these tips...

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New ProHeart 12 Heartworm Prevention For Dogs

Heartworm disease is a potentially fatal infection caused by heartworms. Heartworms are a type of roundworm that lives in the heart, lungs and surrounding blood vessels of affected animals. Although it can be successfully treated, a heartworm infection can cause...

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Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Are you ever walking your dog and wonder why they eat grass? One small-scale study of 49 dog owners whose dogs had regular access to grass and other plants found that 79% of the dogs had eaten plants at some time. Another survey about plant-eating dogs found that...

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How To Prepare A First Aid Kit For Your Pet

Just as we have tips for protecting your pet on the 4th of July, we also want to help you prepare for anything that could happen during the holiday or beyond. Being prepared at home can be the difference in a life and death situation. #1: What to do if your pet is...

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Protecting Your Pet on the Fourth of July

As we gear up for the exciting Fourth of July holiday, we want to make sure that you're doing everything you can to protect your pet. It's no secret that loud noises can cause your pet to feel additional stress. Please be sure to let us know if your pet could use a...

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How and Why Cats Hide Signs of Health Problems

Here at Oxford Veterinary Hospital, we are equipped with a state-of-the-art, in-house laboratory, allowing us to perform both routine and emergency blood and urine tests right in our hospital.  This gives us the ability to communicate results to you quickly and...

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