Dogphrendly Walkthrough!

Main Street Veterinary was recently featured on by Dogphrendly! Check out their video walkthrough of our facility, then stop by and see for yourself!

The Skinny on Sugar-Free – How Xylitol Can Effect Your Dog

“Sugar-free”, “sugarless”, “reduced sugar.” These are all very common statements used in human consumables.  Less sugar can mean weight loss, improved health, diabetic control and reduced tooth decay. Sounds wonderful and maybe it is – if you are human. For dogs sugar substitutes can be potentially lethal. Xylitol is a white, crystalline sugar alcohol made from the bark of the …

Does your cat have a drinking problem?

“Is your cat drinking more or urinating more?” This is one of the most common questions asked by veterinarians to clients about their feline pets. If your answer is “yes” the next step is a thorough exam and routine blood work with a urinalysis on your cat. These tests will help your veterinarian determine why your kitty is drinking and …

Canine Influenza

We have had a lot of questions recently about the canine flu outbreak in Chicago. Please refer to the website below provided by the American Veterinary Medical Association. Dogs at highest risk are those in areas with diagnosed cases and those dogs with close contact to other dogs such as in boarding or doggie daycare. There is a canine vaccine …

Reconnecting with Boonoodle

Last weekend Dr Hoe had the amazing opportunity to reconnect with our guide dog in training puppy, Boonoodle. She also met his new blind owner, James. Boo was raised starting as a 12 week old puppy by Dr Hoe’s family from June of 2013 to April of 2014. He spent many days entertaining and providing companionship to us here at …

Dog Days of Summer

Check out Dr Hoe’s Article published in the Lake Norman Citizen:   The Dog Days of Summer! Locals and visitors alike have made an art form of surviving the summer heat here in Lake Norman.  Cool drinks by the pool, active days on the lake, and frequent visits to ice cream stands keep our skins tanned and our bodies refreshed.  …

Main Street is Growing!

http://huntersvilleherald.com/news/2014/4/17/8954/animal-hospital-to-open-in-huntersville Animal hospital to open in Huntersville by Carrie C. Causey Designs have already been drafted for a planned animal hospital off Hambright and Statesville roads in Huntersville that is related to one already housed off Main Street in Cornelius. (Courtesy of David Hoe) HUNTERSVILLE — A Cornelius-based animal hospital had such a better-than-expected first year, staff hope to open …

Paws for a Cause

Carolyn Hynes is a senior at Cannon School in Concord. Seniors at Cannon are required to  complete a capstone project as a graduation requirement. Capstone is a service project that benefits the community. It has always been Caroline’s passion and goal to become a veterinarian.  For her capstone project Caroline is creating a local pet adoption. The event is taking place …

Bark For Life Lake Norman

We are so excited to be a sponsor for the American Cancer Society’s Bark for Life – Lake Norman. Join us in Birkdale on April 19th in a walk to fight cancer! So many of our friends, family members and pets have been affected by cancer. Let’s work together to find cures! Simply visit the link below and join Main Street’s …

Holiday Safety Tips for Your Pets

Main Street Veterinary Hospital wishes you and your family a happy and healthy holiday season.  In order to ensure the later, please see the helpful hints below. During the holiday season community veterinary practices and emergency hospitals see a surge in cases of vomiting, diarrhea, pancreatitis, foreign body ingestion, and more. Holiday Food Safety Main Street always discourages the feeding …