Apple Valley Animal Hospital

3015 Chimney Rock Rd
Hendersonville, NC 28792


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Feline Healthcare - Apple Valley Animal Hospital - Hendersonville, NC

Abnormal Thickening in the Lining of the Uterus
Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Toxicity
Addison's Disease (Hypoadrenocorticism) - Inadequate Adrenal Gland Production
Aggression (Cats)
Alopecia - Hair Loss
Anisocoria - Unequal Pupil Size
Anorexia - Lack of Appetite
Antebrachial Growth Deformities - Foreleg
Anterior Uveitis - Inflammation of the Front Part of the Eye
Anticoagulant Rodenticide Poisoning - Rat Poison
Aortic Stenosis - Narrowing of the Aorta
Aortic Thromboembolism - Aortic Blood Clots
Arthritis (Osteoarthritis)
Ascites - Fluid Build-Up in the Abdomen
Aspergillosis - Disease Caused by the Fungus Aspergillus
Asthma and Bronchitis
Ataxia - Drunken Appearing Gait or Movement
Atopic Dermatitis - Skin Inflammation from Allergies
Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter - A Type of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
Atrial Premature Complexes - A Type of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
Atrial Standstill - A Type of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
Atrioventricular Valve Dysplasia - Malformation of the Mitral or Tricuspid Valve
Atrioventricular Valve Endocardiosis - Long Term Decline of the Mitral or Tricuspid Valve
Bacterial Pneumonia
Bacterial Infection of the Lower Urinary Tract
Blastomycosis - Disease Caused by the Fungus Blastomyces
Blepharitis - Inflammation of the Eyelids
Blind Quiet Eye
Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome
Brain Injury
Brain Tumors
Bronchitis (Chronic) - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Bruising, Petechia, Ecchymosis
Calcium Oxalate Urolithiasis - Calcium Oxalate Crystals in the Urinary Tract
Calicivirus Infection
Chlamydiosis - Disease Caused by the Bacteria Chlamydophila
Cholangitis/ Cholangiohepatitis Syndrome - Inflammation of the Bile Duct and Liver
Choriorentinitis - Inflammation of the Back Part of the Eye
Chylothorax - Fluid Between the Chest Wall and Lungs
Clostridial Entertoxicosts - Diarrhea Related to a Toxin Produced by Bacteria
Coccidioidomycosis - Disease Caused by the Fungus Coccidioides
Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome
Colibacillosis - Disease Caused by the Bacteria E. Coli
Colitis and Proctitis - Inflammation of the Colon and Rectum
Complete Heart Block (Third Degree Atrioventricular Block)
Compulsive Disorder (Cats)
Congenital Spinal and Vertebral Malformations
Congenital Portosystemic Shunt or Vascular Anomaly
Conjunctivitis - Inflammation of the Moist Tissue of the Eye
Constipation and Obstipation
Corneal and Scleral Lacerations - Lacerations of the Eye
Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease
Cryptococcosis - Disease Caused by the Fungus Cryptococcus
Cyanosis - Bluish Discoloration
Demodicosis - Demodectic Mange
Depigmenting Dermatosis - Skin Disorders With Loss of Pigment
Dermatoses - Sex Hormone Responsive Skin Disorders
Developmental Kidney Disease
Diabetes Insipidus (Water diabetes)
Diabetes with Ketoacidosis
Diarrhea (Acute) - Sudden
Diarrhea (Chronic) - Long Term
Difficulty Breathing, Rapid Breathing, Panting
Diskospondylitis - Inflammation of the Intervertebral Disks and Adjacent Bones of the Spine
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulopathy - Blood-Clotting Disorder
Dysphagia - Difficulty Swallowing
Dystocia - Difficult Birth
Ehrlichiosis - Disease Caused by Ehrlichia
Encephalitis - Inflammation of the Brain
Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis - Inflammation of the Stomach and Intestines
Epiphora - Overflow of Tears
Epistaxis - Bleeding from the Nose
Erosive or Ulcerative Dermatoses - Erosions or Ulcers of the Skin
Erosive, Immune-Mediated Polyethritis
Esophageal Foreign Bodies
Esophageal Stricture - Narrowing of the Esophagus
Esophagitis - Inflammation of the Esophagus
Ethylene Glycol (Antifreeze) Poisoning
Exfoliative Dermatoses - Skin Disorder Characterized by the Presence of Scales
Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
Extrahepatic Bile Duct Obstruction - Blockage of the Common Bile Duct
Eye Abnormalities Present at Birth
Facial Nerve Paresis/ Paralysis
False Pregnancy
Fears, Phobias, and Anxieties (Cats)
Fecal Incontinence
Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) Infection
Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP)
Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) Infection
Feline Rhinotracheitis - Feline Herpesvirus-1 Infection
Fibrocartilaginous Embolic Myelopathy - Spinal Cord Disorder Due to Blockage of a Blood Vessel
Fibrosis and Cirrhosis of the Liver
First Degree Heart Block - First Degree Atrioventricular Block
Flatulence - Excessive Gas in the Digestive Tract
Flea-Bite Hypersensitivity and Flea Control
Functional Urinary Retention - Incomplete Emptying of the Bladder
Dermatophytosis - Fungal Infection of the Skin, Hair or Nails
Fungal Pneumonia
Gastritis (Chronic) - Long Term Inflammation of the Stomach
Gastroduodenal Ulcer Disease - Ulcers of the Stomach and Upper Small Intestine
Gastroensophageal Reflux
Gastrointestinal Obstrustion - Blockage of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Gingivitis - Inflammation of the Gums
Gingivostomatitis and Caudal Stomatitis - Inflammation of the Gums and Mouth
Glomerulonephitis - A Type of Kidney Inflammation
Halitosis - Bad Breath
Head Tilt
Heartworm Disease in Cats
Helicobacter Infection
Hematuria - Blood in the Urine
Hepatic Encephalopathy - Brain Disorder Secondary to Liver Disease
Hepatic Lipidosis - Accumulation of Fats and Lipids in the Liver
Hepatotoxins - Liver Toxins
Hip Dysplasia
Histoplasmosis - Disease Caused by the Fungus Histoplasma
Housesoiling (Inappropriate Urination) - Cats
Hydrocephalus - "Water on the Brain"
Hypercalcemia - High Levels of Calcium in the Blood
Hyperlipidemia - Presence of Large Amount of Lipids in the Blood
Hyperparathyroidism - Excessive Levels of Parathyroid Hormone in the Blood
Hyperthermia (Increased Body Temperature) and Heat Stroke
Hyperthyroidism - Excessive Production of Thyroid Hormone
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy - Disease of the Heart Muscle
Hypocalcemia - Low Levels of Calcium in the Blood
Hypoglycemia - Low Blood Sugar
Hypoparathyroidism - Inadequate Production of Parathyroid Hormone
Hypothermia - Low Body Temperature
Hypothyroidism - Low Levels of Thyroid Hormone
Idiopathic Epilepsy - Seizures Disorder of Unknown Cause
Idiopathic Lower Urinary Tract Disease
Immune Mediated Anemia - Destruction of Red Blood Cells by an Immune Response
Infective Endocarditis - Inflammation/ Infection of the Lining of the Heart, Involving Heart Valves
Infertility (Female)
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Insulinoma - Tumors Involving the Pancreas
Interstitial Pneumonia
Intussusception - "Folding" of the Intestines
Ischemic Encephalopathy - Feline Brain Disorder
Jaundice / Icterus - Yellowish Discoloration of the Body Tissues
Joint Luxations - Dislocated Joints
Kidney Failure (Acute) - Sudden
Kidney Failure (Chronic) - Long Term
Lameness in Dogs
Laryngeal Disease - Disease of the Voice Box
Lead Poisoning
Left-Sided Congestive Heart Failure
Liver Failure (Acute) - Sudden
Localized Inflammatory Muscle Disorders of the Masticatory (Chewing) Muscles and Muscles of the Eye
Lumbosacral Stenosis and Caudal Equina Syndrome - Pressure/Damage to the Spinal Nerves due to Narrowing of the Spinal Canal
Lyme Disease
Lymphoplasmacytic- Plasmacytic Gastroenteritis - A Form of Inflammation of the Stomach and Intestines
Mammary Gland Tumors
Mast- Cell Tumors
Maternal Behavior Problems
Maxillary and Mandibular Fractures - Upper/Lower Jaw Fractures
Megacolon - Enlargement of the Colon/ Large Intestines
Megaesophagus - Enlargement of the Esophagus
Melanocytic Tumors of the Skin and Digits - Melanoma
Metaldehyde Poisoning (Slug/Snail Poison)
Multiple Myeloma
Myasthenia Gravis - Disorder of Signal Transmission Between Nerves and Muscles
Mycoplasmosis Infectious Disease
Myelopathy - Disorder of the Spinal Cord Leading to Paresis and Paralysis
Nail and Nail- Bed Disorders
Nasal Discharge
Nasal Dermatoses - Skin Disorders of the Nose
Neck and Back Pain
Neonatal Mortality - Death Occurring Between Birth to 2 Weeks of Age
Nephrolithiasis - Kidney Stones
Nephrotic Syndrome - A Syndrome Affecting the Kidneys
Non- Erosive, Immune- Mediated Polyarthritis
Nonulcerative Keratitis - Inflammation of the Cornea
Odontoclastic Resorptive Lesions - Resorption of the Teeth
Oral Masses - Tumors or Masses in the Mouth
Oral Ulceration and Chronic Ulcerative Paradental Stomatitis - Ulcers of the Mouth and Inflammation of the Teeth
Organophosphate Carbamate Toxicity - Insecticide Poisoning
Osteomyelitis - Inflammation of the Bone and Bone Marrow
Osteosarcoma - Bone Cancer
Otitis Externa and Media - Inflammation of the Outer and Middle Ear
Otitis Media and Interna - Inflammation of the Middle and Inner Ear
Pain - Acute, Chronic, and Postoperative
Pancreatitis - Inflammation of the Pancreas
Pancytopenia - Low Cell Counts in the Blood
Panleukopenia Infection
Papulonodular Dermatoses - Skin Disorder Characterized by Bumps or Small Masses
Parvovirus Infection
Patellar Luxation - Dislocation of the Kneecap
Patent Ductus Arteriosus - Birth Defect Affecting the Heart
Pediatric Behavior Problems
Pemphigus - Disease Where the Immune System Attacks the Skin
Perianal Adenocarcinoma - Cancer Involving the Anal Sac Area
Pericardial Effusion - Fluid Build-up Between the Heart and the Sac Around the Heart
Periodontal Disease - Inflammation of the Tissue Surrounding the Teeth
Peripheral Neuropathies (Polyneuropathies) - Disorders of the Peripheral Nerves
Peritonitis - Inflammation of the Lining of the Abdomen
Pica and Coprophagia - Eating Non-Food Items and Eating Feces
Pleural Effusion - Fluid Build-up Between the Lungs and Chest Wall
Pneumothorax - Air Between the Chest Wall and Lungs
Pododermatitis - Inflammation of the Skin and Paws
Polycythemia - Increased Number of Red Blood Cells
Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis - Inflammatory Disorders of the Muscles
Polyuria and Polydipsia - Increased Urination and Thirst
Protein Losing Enteropathy - Diseases Causing Protein Loss into the Intestinal Tract
Proteinuria - Protein in the Urine
Pulmonary Hypertension - High Blood Pressure in the Lungs
Pulmonary Thrombosis - Blood Clots in the Lungs
Pulmonic Stenosis - Narrowing of the Pulmonary Artery
Puritus - Itchiness
Pyelonephritis - Bacterial Infection of the Kidney
Pyoderma - Bacterial Infection of the Skin
Pyothorax - Pus Between the Chest Wall and Lungs
Pythiosis - Infection Caused by Pythium
Red eye
Respiratory Parasites
Restrictive Cardiomyopathy - A Disease of the Heart Muscle
Retinal Degeneration - Decline in Function/ Structure of the Retina
Retinal Detachment - Separation of the Retina from the Eye
Retinal Hemmorhage - Bleeding into the Retina
Rhinitis and Sinusitis - Inflammation of the Nose and Sinus
Right Sided Congestive Heart Failure
Samonellosis - Disease Caused by the Bacteria Samonella
Second-Degree Atrioventricular Block Type 1 - Second-Degree Heart Block
Second-Degree Atrioventricular Block Type 2 - Second-Degree Heart Block
Sepsis (Generalized Bacterial Infection) and Bacteremia (Presence of Bacteria in the Blood)
Septic Arthritis - Inflammation of the Joint due to Infection
Septic Shock - Generalized Bacterial Infection
Skin Disorders Caused by Reactions to Food
Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)
Sneezing, Reverse Sneezing, Gagging
Spontaneous Abortion and Pregnancy Loss
Squamous Cell Carcinoma - Type of Skin Cancer
Sterile Nodular/ Granulomatous Skin Diseases
Stertor and Stridor - Noisy Breathing
Stomach (Gastric) Motility Disorders - Abnormalities in Stomach Emptying
Stomatitis - Inflammation of the Mouth
Struvite Urolithiasis - Struvite Stones in the Urinary Tract
Stupor and Coma - Impaired or Lack of Consciousness
Supraventricular Tachycardia - Rapid Heart Rate
Syncope - Fainting
Systemic Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) - Disorder Where the Immune System attacks Body Tissue
Thoracolumbar Intervertebral Disk Disease
Thrombocytopenia - Low Platelet Count
Tick Control
Tick Paralysis
Tooth Fracture
Toxoplasmosis - Disease Caused by the Protozoa Toxoplasma
Tracheal Collapse - Abnormality of the Windpipe
Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Urinary Tract
Ulcerative Keratitis - Inflammation of the Cornea
Uncomplicated Diabetes Mellitus
Urate Urolithiasis - Urate Stones in the Urinary Tract
Urinary Incontinence - Involuntary Passage of Urine
Urinary Tract Obstruction
Vacuolar Hepatopathy - Disorder of the Cells of the Liver
Vaginitis - Inflammation of the Vagina
Ventricular Premature Complexes - Irregular Heart Beat
Ventricular Septal Defect - A Type of Heart Defect
Ventricular Tachycardia - Rapid Heart Rate
Vesiculopustular Dermatoses - Skin Disorders with Blisters or Pustules
Vestibular Disease - Disease Affecting Balance and Orientation
Vomiting (Acute) - Sudden
Vomiting (Chronic) - Long Term
Von Willebrand's Disease - A Bleeding Disorder
Weight Loss and Cachexia - Extreme Weight Loss/ Malnutrition