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4 Ways to Celebrate the Paw-some Cat in Your Life

4 Ways to Celebrate the Paw-some Cat in Your Life

Although our feline friends already rule the house year-round, September is reserved for Happy Cat Month! Join our team here at Island Pet Veterinary Hospital in celebrating the month that is all about ensuring companion cats are happy, healthy, enriched, and valued....

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6 Signs of Cognitive Dysfunction in Pets

6 Signs of Cognitive Dysfunction in Pets

Just like humans, pets can also suffer from impaired mental function as they age. However, with careful monitoring, early diagnosis, and proper intervention, you can keep your senior pet’s mind sharp well into their golden years. Our team here at Island Pet Veterinary...

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How to Safely Go Camping With Your Pet

How to Safely Go Camping With Your Pet

Have you ever gone camping with your furry pal? If the trip into the wilderness didn't quite go as smoothly as planned, we've got you covered! Read our tips to ensure that your camping trip with your pet goes off without a hitch.    #1: Practice sleeping with...

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How to Help Your Pet During a Heat Exhaustion Episode

How to Help Your Pet During a Heat Exhaustion Episode

While playing fetch with your pooch during a hot summer day, the unthinkable happens—your beloved companion collapses. Seemingly fine one moment, your furry pal appears to overheat in the blink of an eye. Try to stay calm during this terrifying situation, and follow...

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Pet-Safe Alternatives to Popular Barbecue Foods

Pet-Safe Alternatives to Popular Barbecue Foods

With the 4th of July right around the corner, you may be dusting off your grill in preparation for the holiday weekend. Soon, mouth-watering aromas from the grilled meat will soon fill the air and your pooch may eagerly wait for you to "accidentally" drop a morsel....

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What to Do if Your Dog Gets Stung by a Bee

What to Do if Your Dog Gets Stung by a Bee

Our curious pets can eventually find themselves in a bit of trouble. If their inquisitiveness leads to a painful encounter with a bee, wasp, or hornet, here's what you need to know.  If your pet has been stung in the mouth or throat, been stung multiple times, or is...

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How to Keep Your Dog Safe at the Beach

How to Keep Your Dog Safe at the Beach

Are you planning a beach day with your pup? A relaxing and fun day can become scary and stressful if you're not careful. Here are waterside dangers to watch out for and how to protect your dog.  #1: Ensure your dog doesn't drink saltwater Running up and down the...

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Here’s Why Young Pets Need Routine

Here’s Why Young Pets Need Routine

Is there a new young pet in your life? Although it's tempting to bask in their cuteness and carefree nature all the time, it's essential to give your little furry friend stability and consistency. Here are three significant and lifelong benefits to a solid routine....

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Heartworm: Separating Fact From Fiction

Heartworm: Separating Fact From Fiction

Even though heartworm disease has been diagnosed in dogs in all 50 states, a few myths exist about this parasitic condition. Separate fact from fiction by learning from the following common myths about heartworm disease in pets.  Myth: I'll know if my pet has...

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Providing quality, compassionate care for the pets of Cape Carteret.

Island Pet Veterinary Hospital is committed to becoming the most trusted and respected pet care provider in our community.

Location

209 WB McLean Dr.
Cape Carteret, NC 28584
Click here for directions.

Hours

Monday - Friday: 8 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 8 am - 1 pm
(ONLY open first and third Saturdays)
Sunday: Closed

Contact

Phone: (252) 702-8299
Text: (252) 429-5487
Fax: (252) 631-0383
Email: michelle@islandpetvethospital.com

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