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Canine Flu

Posted on 06-14-2017

What Is The Canine Flu? The canine flu is a highly contagious illness that can affect dogs of all breeds and sizes. Outbreaks have been reported in at least 40 states. Dogs exposed to the influ...

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Pet Nutrition, Allergy Detection, and Dietary Counseling

Posted on 06-08-2017

Is your pet listless? Does he itch constantly but has no fleas? Is her coat dull and thin? A visit to our Cary veterinarian may very well result in a diagnosis of allergies, a problem in pets...

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Flea and Tick Prevention for Dogs & Cats

Posted on 06-08-2017

According to the National Pest Management Association, tick season has been growing worse and worse in the past few years due to a combination of factors including weather, rainfall, and even regi...

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What To Expect From Your First Year With A New Puppy Or Kitten

Posted on 06-08-2017

Congratulations on your new puppy or kitten! The first year of life for a pet is critical. Establishing good healthcare practices will help your pet stay healthy and strong. As your anim...

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Pet Boarding in Chatham: What Should I Expect?

Posted on 05-16-2017

When you go away, it's important for your pet's safety--and your own peace of mind--to entrust your animal to the care of someone who will be ready to keep your pet safe, comfortable, well...

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How Important Are Vaccines to the Health of My Pet?

Posted on 05-16-2017

Having your pet vaccinated with your Cary veterinarian is one of the most important things you can do for the health of your four-legged friend. Vaccinations reduce the risk that your cat or dog w...

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Pet Surgery Preparation: What to Expect, How to Get Ready

Posted on 05-16-2017

Our Cary veterinarian understands that your pet’s surgery can be an unnerving experience. Pet surgery can be especially challenging since your animal is not able to tell you exactly what it&...

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Annual Pet Wellness Exam in Cary

Posted on 03-07-2017

Biannual pet wellness exams in Cary help your pet's veterinarian keep your furry friends healthy. Dogs and cats age much faster than humans, so it is recommended that a full examination i...

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Top 10 Reasons to Spay or Neuter Your Pet

Posted on 03-07-2017

You may know that spaying or neutering your pet is important but may not know the exact reasons why. Our Cary veterinarian wants you to know the top ten reasons to spay or neuter your pet. ...

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Holiday Hours

Posted on 12-20-2016

We will be closed Saturday December 24th, Monday December 19th and Saturday December 31st. ...

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Canine Influenza – what you need to know.

Posted on 12-20-2016

There has been a lot of information about canine influenza (dog flu) in the news recently.  There have been a few outbreaks, and a new strain that came to the United States in 2015.  Rea...

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Now Offering Pet Grooming in Cary

Posted on 10-03-2016

Chatham Animal Clinic has provided exemplary pet surgical and medical care for Cary and the surrounding communities since 1983. Our Cary animal hospital addresses all areas of pet health, providin...

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Senior Pet Exams

Posted on 09-09-2016

At Chatham Animal Clinic, we know your pet is a beloved member of the household who's health and comfort is a priority throughout all stages of life. That's why our dedicated veterina...

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Why Chatham Animal Hospital for Cary Pet Boarding?

Posted on 08-01-2016

It's summertime and, while you love your furry family members, it's not always possible to take them on your family vacations. It's tough leaving your pets at home when you go on holid...

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The Importance of Pet Dental in Cary

Posted on 06-16-2016

Getting your dog or cat regular pet dental in Cary is extremely important. Pets can develop the same oral health problems as their human owners, including gingivitis, periodontal disease, abscesse...

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Genetic Testing in Dogs

Posted on 06-09-2016

Genetic testing in dogs has come a long way over the recent years, so today we will talk about what our Cary veterinarians are capable of testing for and how we can apply that information for ...

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Food For Your Puppies & Kittens

Posted on 06-03-2016

It is puppy and kitten season here at Chatham Animal Hospital, so we are going to hit the highlights on feeding your new pets.  This topic is a very in-depth topic, so please call Dr. Krakows...

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Hidden Fences

Posted on 05-09-2016

With the weather improving and people wanting to spend more time outdoors, it’s time to look at ways to keep your dogs safely confined in your yard.  We get a lot of questions ab...

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Welcome to Chatham Animal Hospital, Your Cary Veterinarian!

Posted on 05-04-2016

The role pets play in our lives is immeasurable: they comfort, delight, amuse and give us unconditional love every day. Chatham Animal Hospital, your veterinarian in Cary, aims to help you give ba...

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PeTopics: How To Potty Train Your Puppy!

Posted on 03-16-2016

March 8, 2016 Today we will hit a few highlights on house training your dog. The key to success for house training is making a good schedule and sticking to it! You can also refer to our past c...

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PeTopics: Crate Training!

Posted on 03-16-2016

February 12, 2016 Crate training is recommended for almost every dog. This is a great way to keep them safe while you are away from home, safe during travel, and can give them a “home&rdq...

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PeTopics: 4 Tips for Medicating Your Canine Companion!

Posted on 03-16-2016

February 4, 2016 A fair number of our canine patients leave the hospital with a medication. Some dogs are easier than others to medicate, so here is our list of tips/tricks for those tricky to ...

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PeTopics: Cold Weather Tips for Your Pets!

Posted on 03-16-2016

January 27, 2016 As the weather cools off, here are some tips to keep your pets safe in the cold! Pay attention to the feet! The snow/ice can be very abrasive, and often just a short walk...

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Petopics: Benefits of Spaying and Neutering Your Pets

Posted on 03-16-2016

January 15, 2016 BENEFITS OF SPAYING AND NEUTERING YOUR PETS: We have been seeing a large number of very cute puppies and kittens , and today we will hit the highlights of why we recommend s...

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PeTopics: Keep your pets safe from toxic plants over the holidays!

Posted on 03-16-2016

December 8, 2015 Toxic plants With the holidays rolling around, we just wanted to remind everyone that many plants are toxic to your pets. Cats tend to be especially sensitive, so below is...

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Petopics: Holiday Boarding at Chatham Animal Hospital!

Posted on 03-16-2016

December 2, 2015 Holiday Boarding With the holidays around, many of you will be boarding your pets.  Here are some tips to keep them happy and safe during the boarding season! 1) Vac...

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PeTopics: Dental Care – How To Keep Your Pet’s Teeth and Gums Healthy!

Posted on 03-16-2016

November 17, 2015 Routine dental care for your pets: We often get the question “Why does my pet’s breath smell so bad.”  Well, the answer is pretty simple….how ...

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PeTopics – Cat Carriers: Tips for the trip!

Posted on 03-16-2016

November 11, 2015 Cats and carriers! We all know how much kitties love their carriers (not), so here are some quick tips to get our feline friends to the veterinarian safely! 1) &nbs...

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Rabies: What to look for, and how to protect your pet!

Posted on 03-16-2016

There have been rabid fox and rabid raccoon in the area recently, so now is a good time to take a refresher course on the rabies virus.  It is extremely important (and the law!) to make sure ...

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PeTopics: Trick or Treat! Tips to help you enjoy a fun and safe Halloween night with your pet!

Posted on 03-16-2016

October 31, 2015  PeTopics: from the Veterinarians at Chatham Animal Hospital David Krakowski DVM Matt Bailey DVM Morgan Craddock DVM Halloween dangers for your pets!   1) Candy! Mo...

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Chatham Opening with a delay Thursday 2-26-2015

Posted on 03-16-2016

February 25, 2015 On Thursday 2-26-2014 due to weather concerns we will be opening at 12pm.  We are sorry for any inconvenience.  If there is an emergency please contact VSH of Cary  ...

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Congratulations!

Posted on 03-16-2016

April 30, 2014   We would like to congratulate Dr.Curtis on her marriage to Mr.Scott Craddock! We are so very happy for the two of them and we know that our wonderful clients are as well. D...

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Friday 3/14/14 – Team Education Extension Times

Posted on 03-16-2016

March 11, 2014 On Friday 3/14/14 we will be closing the hospital for one additional hour in order to facilitate a longer team education time. The hospital will be closed from 12-2pm on this day. We...

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Wednesday 2-19-2014 Phone

Posted on 03-16-2016

February 19, 2014  As of 4pm we are having issues with our phone lines.  At this time our phone lines are not working.  Our phone service provider ( TWC ) is aware of the issue and w...

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Friday 2-14-2014 Opening Delay

Posted on 03-16-2016

February 13, 2014 On Friday 2-14-2014 due to weather concerns we will be opening at 10 am.  We are sorry for any inconvenience.  If there is an emergency please contact VSH of Cary &nbs...

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Weather Hours Update – February 13, 2014

Posted on 03-16-2016

February 12, 2014 5:20pm on 2/12/14: We have made the decision to remain closed tomorrow (Thursday 2/13/14). If you have a pet emergency please call either the Veterinary Specialty Hospital at 91...

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Weather Hours Update – February 12, 2014

Posted on 03-16-2016

February 12, 2014 1:00pm: We will unfortunately be closing immediately due to the fast accumulation of bad weather. We plan to re-open at 10 am tomorrow (Thursday 2/13/2014). However, Please make s...

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Weather Hours Updates – January 29, 2014

Posted on 03-16-2016

January 29, 2014 1:42 PM: We will have a delayed start tomorrow (Jan 30) in addition to our early closing today (Jan 29). We will open tomorrow morning with a 2 hour delay which will mean an ...

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Holiday Sale on Cheese Trays to benefit the Little Angel Kitten Fund

Posted on 03-16-2016

December 13, 2013 Addendum 1/3/14: Many of you have come out and bought the trays in support of our Little Angel Program. We greatly thank you for your loyalty in everything that we do! We could no...

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Holiday Hours

Posted on 03-16-2016

November 22, 2013 Hello! We know that everyone is getting geared up for the holidays, so we wanted to take a moment and alert you to our closing schedules. We will maintain our normal schedule...

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Kittens for Adoption

Posted on 03-16-2016

October 19, 2013 UPDATE 11/5/13 — Purrsephone has already gone to her new home and Donald will be going home on Friday! Thank you to everyone who played with them and who put the word out t...

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Updating Phone System

Posted on 03-16-2016

October 9, 2013 By Chatham Animal Hospital Hello again, Chatham Animal Hospital will be updating our phone system on Wednesday 10/16/13. As such, we may be unavailable by phone from ...

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New Additions

Posted on 03-16-2016

October 9, 2013 Hello Everyone! We are a bit delinquent in getting this out there but we wanted to announce some changes that have affected our Doctor staff in many wonderful ways. In June ...

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Homemade “Frosty Paw” Treats

Posted on 03-16-2016

June 18, 2013 We had a client bring us a recipe for homemade “Frosty Paws.” A frozen treat for your canine family members. We thank that client and will share that recipe here with yo...

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Changes to Chatham

Posted on 03-16-2016

June 7, 2013  We are proud to announce some recent changes to the Chatham Animal Hospital facility and staff!! First, we welcome the addition of some new team members; Caitlin &n...

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Nutri-Vet Recalls Chicken Jerky Dog Treats

Posted on 03-16-2016

February 20, 2013 – by Mike Sagman According to an FDA bulletin, Nutri-Vet, LLC. of Boise, Idaho, is voluntarily recalling its Nutri-Vet and NutriPet Chicken Jerky treats ...

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Our New Website!

Posted on 03-15-2016

June 7, 2012 Things are looking a little different around here! At Chatham Animal Hospital, we want to make sure our clients get the best service possible. To make your experience with us even e...

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