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    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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    Indy Wins By 28 Over Butler

    MINT HILL, NC - The Independence men’s basketball team put up big numbers in the first and third quarters on their way to a...

    Lady Bulldogs 28 Game Win Streak Over The Lady Patriots Ends In A ...

    MINT HILL, NC - The last time the Lady Patriots beat their arch-rival the Butler Lady Bulldogs was on February 9, 2007.  After 15...

    Featured Player of the Week, Jalen Hinton, Independence Patriots

    The senior 5'10" point guard has shown his quickness, versatility, and leadership on the basketball court in the first five games of the season...

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    Local Girl Scout Troops Sell Cookies in Downtown Mint Hill

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