Jerry Harrell

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What to Do When Your Pet Has Allergies

Many animal lovers don’t know the signs of pet allergies because dogs and cats show different reactions to some of the same things we’re allergic to. Grass pollen, for example, makes lots of people sneeze and experience watering eyes. That same pollen, it turns out, can make a dog’s feet itch.

Depending on the type of […]

By |March 28th, 2017|Veterinary|Comments Off on What to Do When Your Pet Has Allergies

I Was Never a Cat Person

For most of my life, there were pets around in some form or another. As a kid on a farm, we mainly had two or three dogs as companions and three or four cats on hand to maintain the rodent population numbers to a manageable size. That’s the way it was until I became a […]

By |March 9th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on I Was Never a Cat Person

Giving the New Dog a Test Run

We’ve all heard the familiar pleas: “Can we get a dog?” “I want a dog, look how cute he is!” Dogs are tons of fun and having a canine companion is great, but what’s involved with owning a dog can catch a person off guard. Every year at this time, animal shelters see a surge […]

By |December 29th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized, Veterinary|Comments Off on Giving the New Dog a Test Run

8 Common Myths About Surgery & Cats

Kelly Serfas, a Certified Veterinary Technician in Bethlehem, PA, contributed to this article.

Myth: “My cat is too old for anesthesia”
You should think twice when your friend or the internet tells you that your cat is too old or sick for anesthesia, and don’t be afraid to seek out an expert about this concern. If your cat […]

By |October 25th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized, Veterinary|Comments Off on 8 Common Myths About Surgery & Cats

Ice Reminds Me Why I Became a Veterinarian

I’ll be honest; it’s all I ever wanted to do.  When I was young, you could often find me reading a book.  I loved all kinds of books about animals.  I read almost all of Walter Farley’s Black Stallion books, I read Misty of Chincoteague, I read dog books.  When I got a little older, […]

By |February 10th, 2016|Veterinary|Comments Off on Ice Reminds Me Why I Became a Veterinarian

Canine Flu: What You Need to Know

Canine Flu?  Canine Influenza Virus?  CIV?  I see it on the news!!!  And now there are cases in North Carolina!!!!!  There have been confirmed cases in Asheville and the Piedmont.  There are possible cases in the Raleigh area.  Don’t let the media fool you – though we are concerned about the flu, there are no […]

By |July 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Canine Flu: What You Need to Know

The Ranch Expansion

In case you missed it, Carolina Ranch Animal Hospital & Resort is in the midst of an expansion project. What services will follow the completed project? Glad you asked! The new structure will serve two purposes: greater capacity for Doggie Daycare and Boarding as well as a brand new Dog Training Studio.

The Ranch is adding […]

By |June 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Ranch Expansion

Dog Training: Classes & Lessons


By |April 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dog Training: Classes & Lessons


By |April 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rehabilitaton

Parenthood vs. Pethood

Common Myths……….and the Facts

“My pet will get fat and lazy if I neuter him/her!”
-In truth, most pets gain weight and become lazy because the owners feed their pet too much or the wrong types of food and do not give them enough exercise.
“It is better for my pet to have one litter first.”
-Medical evidence shows […]

By |March 18th, 2015|Veterinary|Comments Off on Parenthood vs. Pethood