The Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CrCL) is one of the most important stabilizers inside the canine knee joint, which is the middle joint in the back leg. The CrCL may also be known as the Anterior Cruciate Ligament or ACL because this is the equivalent in humans. In...
The 46th Iditarod kicked off on March 2, 2019 in Anchorage, Alaska. The dog sled race is almost 1,000 miles. So, as you can imagine, mushers and their teams of dogs prepare for months leading up to “The Last Great Race.” The teams go on countless training...
Pain is defined as a perception that the brain creates from any one of a variety of stimuli including physical, temperature, chemical, or inflammatory damage to tissues. During and right after a painful stimulus, the body responds in several ways, including...
Is your dog showing decreased activity levels – or more grumpiness than usual about that early morning walk? Often we attribute such behavior to age, but sometimes the problem is more specific – an issue with one or both knees. Rupture of the cranial cruciate ligament...
It should be nationwide. I've had cats for many decades and never once thought about declawing them. Even indoor cats can occasionally escape and they're basically defenseless.
I would never declaw a cat, but I've got one that sure does like to tempt me! 🤣 her hobby is whittling... the door posts 🙄
That’s a good start! 👍❤️
Tee Beth 😁
Dr. Fred Wininger, our newest Board-Certified Neurologist and Neurosurgeon, has written a blog post on Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD). Essentially, IVDD is the loss of elasticity of intervertebral discs caused by the hardening of their gelatinous centers.
Click through to read more about the causes, breeds who are more susceptible, signs and treatment options. ... See MoreSee Less
Dr. Wininger was our neuro guy in St. Louis, our loss, your gain
Joen Moreno Breed not susceptible but that doesn’t mean we can’t be more watchful of Cadence jumping down
This past weekend, we celebrated our 4 year anniversary with our awesome staff! We also celebrated our 2018-2019 Vet Tech intern class! CARE offers a 1 year paid rotating internship through emergency and specialty medicine to Veterinary Technicians. Congratulations and Thank You to Adam, Sarah, Jessica and Christina for all your hard work, growth, dedication and compassion! CARE is so proud of you! #carecharlotte #vettech #internship ... See MoreSee Less
Fireworks scream 4th of July. Scream being the operative word. They are really loud and tend to frighten our pets. Watch this video for a few tips on how to comfort your pet around a fireworks show. youtu.be/Wb0XaGtLyHM... See MoreSee Less
such fantastic news! Way to go pups! And to the fantastic CARE folks for getting these boys there!
You know how we tell them that they're the best good boys? I bet they're borking, "Best good hoomans!"
Stick chewers, beware!!!
Eileen is a sweet lab puppy that presented to our ER service for drooling and refusing to eat. A lab refusing to eat!? Whaaat!?
Upon presentation, she was drooling and head shy, and wouldn’t let anyone look in her mouth. She was sedated for an oral exam, at which time a stick was found lodged between her molars along the roof of her mouth (hard palate). The stick was removed with no further injuries! ... See MoreSee Less
Dr. Elizabeth Thompson, one of our board-certified surgeons, has written about the causes, symptoms and most common types of ACL surgery, as well as post-operative care and ways to prevent the tear from happening. ... See MoreSee Less
Shelters get a bit overwhelmed with kittens this time of year because of Kitten Season. If you're thinking about getting a cat or kitten, consider adopting. #AdoptACat #AdoptDontShop ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you for this but I’m crying crocodile tears thinking about my fur baby
Yeah, send your pet to CARE for Emergency Care and you will be saying goodbye. Horrible place!!! They killed my cat.
It’s one of the hardest moments of your life. Your logic and your heart do battle. Well said. We know the people at CARE prescribe to this in their every day practice. ❤️ Thanks for loving our pets as we do!
CARE and dr Campbell and her team did an incredible job as we went through a 13 month cancer journey with our bloodhound, Stella. Amazing place, highly recommend. They were so supportive throughout the entire process ❤️❤️
Some times it’s a easy call knowing their pain, other times it’s like a roller coaster in tryin to figure out the correct time in not too soon and not too late.😢