wake forest veterinary Ask the Vet


You may have recently read or heard about an FDA alert regarding flea and tick prevention products in the isoxazoline class. This class includes products such as Bravecto, Nexgard, Simparica, and Credelio. Understandably, we’re sure you’d like to know exactly...
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Q: Why does my pet have bad breath?

A: There are several reasons why Fido or Fluffy may have bad breath, also known as halitosis. Several medical conditions, such as diabetes or kidney disease may cause an unusual or unpleasant smell to the breath. Occasionally, stomach problems including...
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Q: Do pets experience pain?

How do I know if my pet is experiencing pain? A: Dogs and cats suffer from many of the same ailments as humans. Common among these are osteoarthritis, urinary tract infections, ear and eye infections, spinal disc disease, tendonitis, and...
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Q: Why does my dog drag his butt across the floor?

A: Why is Buddy the dog licking his rear end? Why is Sophie dragging her butt on the carpet?Although the kids may collapse in hysterics when they see the dog doing this – it’s no laughing matter- especially when you...
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