Monthly Archives: October 2014

Pet Eye Problems: When To Be Concerned

By Dr. Lacie Armstrong Occasionally dogs and cats will get watery eyes or staining of the fur beneath the eyes which in small amounts are not of too much concern. Excess amounts of this, however, could indicate disease such as … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Veterinary Technician

It’s Wednesday morning, 5:30 am, and the sound and smell of my coffee pot wake me. My dog, is standing over me, I can feel her breath. She acts as if she is starved for breakfast (and attention), but she … Continue reading

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When Vomiting in Pets is a Concern

By Dr. Lacie Armstrong Occasionally a dog may vomit if they have eaten something disagreeable or eaten too much food too fast. However, vomiting can also indicate diseases that require immediate medical attention such as foreign bodies (toys, bones, household … Continue reading

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October “To Do” List: Adopt A New Pal

October is National Adopt-a-Shelter Pet Month, and your local animal shelter and animal services have hundreds of tail-wagging candidates waiting to be your best friend. All adoptables usually come spayed/neutered, vaccinated, licensed, and microchipped. Also, here at Tampa Bay Animal … Continue reading

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Your Pet’s Wellness Checklist

As cat and dog owners in Tampa Bay, we strive to prevent illness in our pets whenever possible. The time and effort invested in early detection and wellness programs has rewards for both pets and owners. The pet wellness checklists … Continue reading

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Canine and Feline Wellness Guidelines

Comprehensive Physical Examination by the Veterinarian This Comprehensive Physical Examination is the most important part of any preventative health care plan. The veterinarian will examine your pet from head to toe evaluating every organ system. You will be provided a … Continue reading

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When Limping in Pets Warrants An Examination

By Dr. Alison Adler Many conditions can cause limping in pets. Some conditions are chronic and some are very acute but both require medical attention. Ongoing lameness requires an examination to determine what is causing the lameness and if medications … Continue reading

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