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We all know that pet ownership isn’t always easy — but our team of veterinarians and veterinary experts are here to help! Have you noticed a behavior change in your animal recently? Or perhaps you’re not sure if you need to bring them in to our animal clinic, or just wait it out?

You can send questions directly to our animal hospital and our team of veterinarians will promptly provide our insight!

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Q. My 1.5 year domestic short hair (tuxedo) is having a weird “twitch” with his hind legs. What is it?

Q: My 1.5 year domestic short hair (tuxedo) is having a weird “twitch” with his hind legs. Although his eating and drinking habits have NOT changed, his walking has. He will walk slowly, almost as if he is unsure of … Continue reading

Q. Why was my cat acting strange and aggressive?

Q: Yesterday morning I woke up and went to feed my cats.  My female just had kittens 5 days ago. First thing i did was check and she wasn’t with them or near them so i thought that odd, because … Continue reading

Q. My cat has a hard swollen stomach? Can you please provide the possible cause?

One of our veterinarians will respond to you soon.  As for now, it sounds pretty serious, and definitely not normal.  I suggest you have an examination ($55) and let the doctor actually see what they can find.  Additional tests can … Continue reading

Q. My 8 1/2 male dog is urinating blood. What should I do?

Thank you for contacting us about your pet.  Blood in the urine is an indication of inflammation (and discomfort) in the urinary tract.  In a male dog, there are several potential sources of inflammation including the bladder, kidneys, and the … Continue reading

Q. New puppy! What are your fees to spay and Microchip?

Q: we are getting a Chinese Crested puppy the first week in July.  she will be 12 weeks old.  We live in Carrollwood and are looking to get established with a vet for her. Can you please let us know … Continue reading

Q. We’re going away for the weekend. What can I do about my pets?

Q: We are going away this weekend because my daughter is getting married. We’ve made arrangements to board our elderly dog, Princess. Our elderly cat, Patterson is an inside/outside cat. My concern is that she will be very unhappy staying … Continue reading

Q. Why is my kitten vomiting?

There are numerous reasons that can cause a kitten to vomit. Due to their developing immune systems kittens are more susceptible to viruses and other diseases that they are just not capable of defending themselves against. Also due to their … Continue reading

Q. I am a vet hopeful, currently taking classes. Where are some animal hospitals in the area where I can do voluntary services towards my major?

Congrats!  We always suggest that you log some volunteer hours at the Humane Society and at Animal Services.  As far as general veterinary practice volunteer opportunities, there are many places that accept volunteers, though I would not be able to … Continue reading

Q. My cat injured his shoulder. What are my options?

Q: Prince, my 19 lb orange tiger, slipped off the kitchen counter and is very lame.  I took him to a local vet who diagnosed Prince as having a chip in his shoulder.  I was given pain medicine and  joint … Continue reading

Q. My Main coon cat is vomiting. Is that normal?

Q: Hi,I have brought my cat who is a Maine coon, age 1 and 1/2 to the vet. 2 times now, he was given Viralysis first because they thought it was a virus and then he was prescribed Amoxicillin because … Continue reading