As Care First Animal Hospital is your neighborhood vet and loves to be involved in the local community, we participate in and sponsor many events throughout the year. Keep up with the latest pet news and events in Raleigh, NC and the Triangle area by checking back here regularly. If you have any questions about our veterinary events or news, please contact us at one of our locations.
Time to Cool Off With Your Pup Having a dog during the summer months in North Carolina is not for the faint of heart! The days are long, hot and muggy. But just like any other day, your pup needs ways to get their energy out. So with many highs in the 90s, how is...
Contrary to popular belief, cooking homemade food for your dog is not inherently healthier than store-bought food. Dog food companies develop recipes to ensure that your dog’s food has all of the important nutrients that they need. Here’s what you need to know if you plan to cook fresh food for your dog: The Truth...
Could Your Green Thumb Harm Your Pet? Having a green thumb is all the rage these days, and for good reason! Plants in the home can boost your mood and help clean indoor air. But unfortunately, many plants that we have inside our home or in our yard can be detrimental to our pets if...
Does your cat or dog hate taking their medicine? Luckily, there are a few strategies you can use to get them to take their pills with ease! Read this blog to learn some of the best and safest ways to give your pet a pill. You Know Your Pet Best You share a special bond...
The Top Things to do in the Raleigh Area With Your Pet It’s a beautiful time of year in North Carolina, and everyone wants to get outside - dogs and humans alike! If you’re on the hunt for the best activities to do around the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel-Hill, or Cary areas - we have you...
Whether it’s their heart-warming purrs or fluffy coats, cats are one of America’s most beloved animals—and while easily adored, cats are also known as one of the more mysterious and interesting pets to own! Check out these seven unique facts that will shock even the most dedicated cat lover and help you better understand your...
Dr. Butler has been caring for our 14 year old Pugsy for over a year. She is the most caring doctor and happy we found her. So blessed to have her taking care of Pugsy to keep him going and keeping him comfortable during his late years.
You guys are the best!
- Jackie H. (Pugsy)
We’ve been coming here for about seven years, and we feel like they’re our family. Ruby got very, very sick and had to have surgery. We get excellent care here, and also they hold your hand through some tough times. It’s really a wonderful place.
- Linda (Ruby and Harley)
Wonderful experience. The staff are incredibly professional, caring, and detail oriented. Our daughter's cat is traveling to her overseas and they ensured that the cat was well taken care of, and also researched and ensured all paperwork was filled out and prepared. Thank you very much!
- Jim and Reberta P.
All of your providers, from the greeting at the front desk all the way to the doctors, are so amazing. Everyone truly cares about my dog's health and well being. I wouldn't trust anyone else with our sweet little guy!
- Alli (Gunner)
Care First at Glenwood is the BEST! This practice is simply superb- caring & capable! My experience is consistently excellent. Every doctor & staff member I have met has always been top-notch! I consistently recommend Care First to my friends seeking veterinary care for their beloved animals.
- Liz (Macintosh)
You guys always take such great care of my dogs, thanks SO much. I especially appreciate that you have always been able to fit Jessie into the schedule whenever her skin issues have acted up so much that she needed to be seen.
- Sarah (Jessie)
Dr. McConnell and team are the best. They have always treated my dogs like family. I would recommend Care First at Tryon to any new pet owner or anyone looking for personalized care.
- Keri (Zoe)
We had an unusual situation with Rocky and all of the staff couldn't have been more helpful and supportive. I can't think of a single way our experience could have been better.
- Gail S (Rocky)
My cat is not a fan of going to the vet, but this visit did not seem to bother him at all. I was already very happy with this veterinary practice before this visit, but if possible I think like them even more!