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Our Tips for Leash-Training Your Pet

Our Tips for Leash-Training Your Pet

January is National Walk Your Pet Month. Does your four-legged companion have a hard time with walking while on a leash? Check out our tips to help you and your pet have a fun and safe walk!  What should I do if my dog refuses to go where I want them to? Bribery works...

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Your Pet’s Mental Health Affects Their Overall Well-Being

Your Pet’s Mental Health Affects Their Overall Well-Being

If your pet is suffering from anxiety or boredom, it could impact their physical health. Like humans, your pet's mental health affects their overall well-being. Here are some common physical conditions that can be brought on by stress.  Excessive grooming Pets who are...

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Keeping Pets Safe in the Winter

Keeping Pets Safe in the Winter

We're getting cooler temperatures around Cape Carteret already, even though the winter officially begins December 21. As the temperatures drop, keep these tips in mind to protect your furry companions from the cold. Groom properly. During the winter months, let your...

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What to Consider Before Giving Pets as Gifts

What to Consider Before Giving Pets as Gifts

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! As you're figuring out gifts for everyone on your nice list, you may be thinking of getting a furry friend for a loved one. Here are some important considerations to make before allowing Santa to put a new pet under the tree....

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Tips to Help Your Pet Safely Enjoy the Holidays

Tips to Help Your Pet Safely Enjoy the Holidays

Now that it's November, the holiday season is in sight. It's a time full of delicious foods, dazzling decorations, fun festivities, and probably some stress. You can try to relax and enjoy the wonderful times with your family and friends—two- and four-legged—by...

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What is Feline Infectious Peritonitis?

What is Feline Infectious Peritonitis?

If you're a cat lover or cat owner, you may have heard of FIP: feline infectious peritonitis. FIP is an incurable and almost always fatal viral infection that primarily affects cats under two years of age and over 10 years of age. It is caused by the feline infectious...

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Halloween with Your Pets

Halloween with Your Pets

No matter how you're choosing to spend this Halloween—donning costumes, answering the door to greet trick-or-treaters, or escorting your kids (or nieces and nephews) through the neighborhood—you might be considering how to involve your pets. While some pets will enjoy...

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Keeping Pets Safe in the Fall

Keeping Pets Safe in the Fall

With fall officially here and the temperatures beginning to dip here in Cape Carteret, Island Pet Veterinary Hospital would like to share some safety tips so you can protect your furry friends this autumn. Keep school supplies out of paws’ reach Fall means kids are...

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Choosing the Right Dog for Your Family

Choosing the Right Dog for Your Family

It's National Dog Week, and we'd love to share with you some considerations to make when choosing the next furry love of your life. With so many dogs of varying sizes, personalities, and energy levels looking for love, determining the perfect pooch for your family can...

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Household Hazards for Your Pet

Household Hazards for Your Pet

There are a number of items commonly found around the home that are not harmful to us humans or something we use with caution to prevent any harm. However, a curious cat or inquisitive pup likely doesn't know the difference between something that's safe versus...

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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
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Hours

Monday – Friday: 8 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 1 pm
Sunday: Closed

Contact

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

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