Can you hear me? Five facts about dog ears

1. Dogs have as many as 18 muscles to control each ear, and they are able to move each ear independently. This very fine...

How do cats see the world

1.  Cats can't see in complete darkness, but they can see well in very dim light. Cats are able to see in about one...

Protect your pets paws this summer

When out with your dog during the summer, remember that surfaces including asphalt and sand can become very hot and may remain dangerously hot...

Why does my puppy or kitten need multiple shots

Vaccinations trigger the immune system to produce antibodies against specific viruses or bacteria that cause disease. Puppies and kittens typically receive their first set...

Why most veterinarians hate retractable leashes

Retractable leashes are extremely popular and they can be useful in certain circumstances when used properly. The problem with these leashes is that they...

Diabetes in Pets

Diabetes is a common problem in dogs and cats. It's symptoms are very similar to those seen in diabetic people. Most common symptoms include...

Why is my dog licking her feet?

Allergies are the most likely culprit. While our allergies most commonly cause itchy eyes, sneezing, and a runny nose, itchy skin is the most...

How do I keep my dog from jumping on people

Dogs jump on people when they are excited and to get attention. Unfortunately, we often unintentionally reinforce this behavior in our attempts to correct...

Easter Lilies are Deadly to Cats

Lilies are popular in the spring because of their association with Easter, but these plants are extremely toxic to cats. Even just licking the...

Why not to feed pets raw diets

Our hospital will occasionally have clients who are interested in feeding a raw food diet. Claims have been made that cooking destroys natural enzymes...

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Mint Hill celebrates 4th of July with the Queen City Brass Band

On Tuesday, July 3, Mint Hill celebrated Independence Day with its annual Patriotic Concert. The evening was the second in a series of “Family Fun...

Cancer survivor helps others

David Wallace’s experience after being diagnosed with a type of blood cancer led him to want to raise awareness and help others. He created PV...

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Pets and pet people big and small can be found enjoying their time at Fullwood Animal Hospital. The hospital, which has been around for many...

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Before Tuesday’s Patriotic Concert, Mint Hill’s Chamber of Commerce took a few moments to honor Mint Hill’s hometown heroes, those individuals who often work...

Support local kid-run business: Shop Slime Planet, NC

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