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...

Helping your dog live a longer, happier life

Some easy tips to give your dog the best chance at a long and healthy life. Watch his weight - Being overweight can lead to...

February is Dental Health Month

In honor of national veterinary dental health month, here are some interesting facts about dog’s and cat’s teeth: Adult dogs have 42 permanent teeth Adult...

Rabies in the news

Rabies has been in the news recently with the rabid coyote that threatened a family in Huntersville. Thankfully rabid coyotes are relatively rare, but...

The Danger of Snack Bags

Pet owners are very aware of foods that can be toxic to pets, but there is a potentially deadly item that is probably in...

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Delta Fire rocks Veterans Park!

Mint Hill’s final Family Fun Night of the summer took place on Saturday, September 7 at Veteran’s Memorial Park. Hosted by the Town of Mint...

Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce celebrates its history, looks towards the future

The Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce has been around a long time and in that time its had a significant impact on the community. What...

Boy, 12, is awake for his brain surgery

Now he’s back to dirt bikes and hanging out By Cliff Mehrtens https://youtu.be/T7du8B2fKIQ Twelve-year-old Levi Raymond had surgery to remove a brain tumor. Amazingly, he was awake –...

Upcoming Event: Mint Hill’s 1st Annual Oktoberfest

Mark your calendar for the 1st Annual Oktoberfest event in Mint Hill. The event will be held on October 5th from 5:30 p.m. to...

Mint Hill Remembers

The Moving Wall, a mobile half-size replica of the Washington D.C. memorial dedicated to those who served in Vietnam is coming to Mint Hill...

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Delta Fire rocks Veterans Park!

Mint Hill’s final Family Fun Night of the summer took place on Saturday, September 7 at Veteran’s Memorial Park. Hosted by the Town of Mint...

Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce celebrates its history, looks towards the future

The Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce has been around a long time and in that time its had a significant impact on the community. What...

Mavericks streak past Ravens 63-21

The Rocky River football Ravens who have made a decision to play an extremely difficult schedule this season seemed to pay the price at...

Athlete’s of the Week

Independence Patriots Football:  Davion Nelson - The junior running back scored three touchdowns and rushed for 157 yards on 21 carries for the Patriots against Olympic. Arnold...

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