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July 21, 2015, 4:16 pm

Many local pet owners are concerned about the 2015 outbreak of H3N2, a Canine Influenza Virus (CIV). We here at Mount Tabor Animal hospital want to do everything we can to make sure you're informed about prevention, symptoms, and testing when appropriate.

What Dog Owners Need to Know About Dog Flu

Key Facts About H3N2, Dog Flu:

  • Humans aren't at risk - Dog flu is a disease of dogs. No human infections with canine influenza have ever been reported.

  • The symptoms - The signs of canine influenza are cough, runny nose, and fever. Other ...
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Keep Your Pets Safe in the Heat

Mount Tabor Animal Hospital

June 4, 2015, 1:43 pm

The sun is out, the temperatures are up, and the AC is staying on. Summer is definitely in the air here in North Carolina, and it's the time of year that pet owners are usually the most active with their pets! We hope you have a wonderful time swimming, vacationing, playing on the lake, walking at the park, and doing other fun summertime activities with your pet. While you're out there enjoying the warm weather, be mindful that summer months can be uncomfortable, and even dangerous for pets.

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Pet Parasite Prevention and Treatment

Mount Tabor Animal Hospital

April 24, 2015, 3:31 pm

As a pet owner, it is vitally important that you protect your pets from parasites. Here are some of the more common parasites to be aware of:

1. Roundworms
Roundworms live in the intestines, depriving its host of nutrients. They can grow large enough to block the intestinal tract, and are transmitted to puppies or kittens from their mothers at birth, or shortly after. Pets can also become infected if they swallow roundworm eggs. Symptoms to be aware of include, diarrhea, vomiting, respiratory distress, ...

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March 31, 2015, 11:49 am

Did you know that as much as 75% of some pets' lives are lived while they are classified as "geriatric"? As a general rule of thumb, dogs and cats are considered senior around age seven, however with such a large variety of breeds and sizes, there isn't a single age that automatically translates to senior status. 

Being aware of when your pet is a considered a "senior" will help your pet have a long, healthy life, because you'll know when to make appropriate changes in diet, exercise, and ...

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3 Ways to Have a Pet-Friendly Valentine's Day

Mount Tabor Animal Hospital

February 11, 2015, 12:03 pm

Pet-friendly holiday with Mount Tabor Animal Hospital, Winston-Salem, NCValentine's Day 2015 is almost here!

We're making our own preparations here at Mount Tabor Animal Hospital, but are you ready?

Some people nailed down their Valentine's Day dinner reservations six months ago. And then there are some who will be scrambling to pick up a box of candy and a card from the gas station at 5:39 PM on February 14.

Whether you're a planner or a procrastinator, if you are a pet owner, you can take a few simple steps to make your Valentine's Day celebrations pet-friendly!

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