Animal & Veterinary Care Blog

Our caring veterinarians at Friendly Animal Clinic share helpful tips and information in our blog to help you keep your Greensboro pets healthy and happy.

Why is my dog constipated? What should I do?

Why is my dog constipated? What should I do?

Dogs of any breed, size, age or lifestyle can become constipated. In fact, one of the most common digestive issues we see in pets is constipation. Here, our Greensboro vets share some advice on which actions to take if you think your dog might be constipated. 

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What is the best diet for a dog with kidney failure?

What is the best diet for a dog with kidney failure?

If your dog is experiencing kidney failure, feeding them the right diet will be a key element of treating and managing their symptoms. For dogs with kidney failure and kidney disease, our Greensboro vets may recommend a therapeutic diet.

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Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs

Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs

Dogs suffering from acute kidney failure may experience sudden, rapid decline in kidney function that will need urgent veterinary care. Here, our Greensboro vets list signs of acute kidney failure in dogs, and what to do if your dog displays symptoms.

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About Hepatitis in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

About Hepatitis in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

The liver disorder hepatitis can cause severe symptoms and health complications for your cat. Today, our Greensboro vets discuss the two types of hepatitis in cats, their causes and symptoms. We also share information about treatment methods. 

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IBD in Cats - Life Expectancy

IBD in Cats - Life Expectancy

Your cat’s appetite, digestion and quality of life can be impacted by Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). It can also be difficult to diagnose. Here, our Greensboro vets offer advice and insight regarding IBD in cats, from causes and symptoms to diagnoses, treatment and life expectancy. 

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Prognosis for Dogs with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Prognosis for Dogs with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Worried pet parents will often bring their dogs in to see our Greensboro vets with symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Though there is no cure for the condition, in many cases we can work to successfully manage it. Today, we check in to the prognosis for dogs with IBD.

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What diet should I feed my dog with Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

What diet should I feed my dog with Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

If your dog has inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), it can impact part or all of the gastrointestinal tract. The condition can also be difficult to diagnose. In this post, our Greensboro vets share some of the symptoms of IBD in dogs, along with tips on which foods will be best for their dietary needs.

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Is My Cat Suffering From Hypothyroidism?

Is My Cat Suffering From Hypothyroidism?

While hypothyroidism is a rare in cats, this condition can cause many symptoms in them such as noticeable weight gain. Here, our Greensboro vets share some of the causes of hypothyroidism in cats and its symptoms.

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What You Should Do if Your Cat is Panting or Breathing Heavily

What You Should Do if Your Cat is Panting or Breathing Heavily

In this post, our Greensboro vets explain the reasons your cat may be panting or breathing heavily, and when you should seek emergency care.

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How to Treat Anemia in Dogs

How to Treat Anemia in Dogs

Anemia is generally a symptom of underlying disease, and can have many causes and effects on your dog’s body. In this post, our Greensboro vets explain how we treat anemia in dogs, diet options, and more.

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