Health Guidelines

We have updated our office policies in order to follow the latest health guidelines. Please read our updated policies and expectations.

How (and why) to help your cat lose weight

How (and why) to help your cat lose weight
Mar 26, 2018

Your cat’s rotund belly and expansive way of sprawling across the couch cushions may seem adorable, but it’s important for you as a cat owner to realize that fat cats are usually not healthy cats.

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Does my pet need grain-free food?

Does my pet need grain-free food?
Mar 12, 2018

Food trends, food research and food information shared via social media seems to be growing every day. With all the “do eat this” and “don’t eat that” advice out there, it’s easy to find conflicting information and get overwhelmed.

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How to Show Your Pets you Love Them

How to Show Your Pets you Love Them
Feb 5, 2018

She can smell the bone-in ribeyes long before they come off the grill. She’s looking at you and the platter of food with that longing look unique to dogs, waiting for that moment when you put a few pieces of meat and fat in her bowl or, even better, hand her a bone to finish cleaning and eventually

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Spartanburg's Best Dog Walking Trails

Spartanburg's Best Dog Walking Trails
Jan 14, 2018

If you're part of 32% of Americans who make New Year's Resolutions related to losing weight, and you know that getting more exercise is an important way to achieve that resolution — then you may be looking for some creative ways to get active in 2018. 

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A Grateful List

A Grateful List
Nov 20, 2017

Thanksgiving offers us all the time to sit down and remember all the things we’re thankful for. At Pine Street Animal Hospital, our list seems to grow each year. We thought we’d share with you, our clients and friends, what we’re saying “thanks” for during this holiday season.

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A Vet’s List of the Strange Things Pets Eat

A Vet’s List of the Strange Things Pets Eat
Oct 17, 2017

Dogs and cats can be some of the most brilliant creatures on the planet. At times there seems to be no limit to what they are capable of being trained to do. But sometimes they will do things for no good reason that leave us scratching our heads.

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Disaster Preparedness for Your Pets

Disaster Preparedness for Your Pets
Dr. Glenn Adcock  |  Sep 7, 2017

Hurricane Harvey just left a mess in Texas, the West is battling huge wildfires, and now Hurricane Irma is threatening Florida and the Southeast. As the largest storm every recorded in the Atlantic, and one that is potentially heading our way, Irma requires some special attention. 

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In Praise of the Can: A shift in vet-recommended cat food

In Praise of the Can: A shift in vet-recommended cat food
Jul 24, 2017

As veterinarians, we handle these questions all the time. But it turns out, we haven’t always answered them correctly. Years ago, we (and by we, I mean the veterinarians)

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