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How cats say, ‘I love you’

Because, c’mon cats aren’t just going to outright say those three little words. Here are the telltale signs that your feline friend is giving you heart-eyes. Cats demonstrate their devotion to their humans in a number of important and obvious … Continue reading

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Don’t let boredom ruin your puppy’s brain

Your new puppy likely won’t need to fight for food in the wild. That means you’ll need some fun, err, enrichment at home to keep your canine cutie happy, healthy and out of trouble (from boredom). You’ve taken the first … Continue reading

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360° of Care for Pets

Together, your wellness services and Trupanion, medical insurance for cats and dogs, can help provide your clients’ pets with comprehensive coverage — from nose to tail — for both the routine and the unforeseen. Click here for larger image

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FDA Approves Revolution Plus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Revolution® Plus (selamectin and sarolaner topical solution), a new combination topical product providing 6-in-1 parasite protection against fleas, ticks (Black-legged or deer tick, Gulf Coast tick, and American dog tick), ear … Continue reading

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Healthy Mouth For A Healthy Pet – February is Pet Dental Month!

Why Dental Care? Dental care of dogs and cats is one of the most commonly overlooked areas of pet health care. In fact, a recent AAHA study showed that approximately two-thirds of pet owners do not provide the dental care … Continue reading

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Recall of Hill’s Pet Nutrition

UPDATE (February 7th 2019) Last week, Hill’s Pet Nutrition voluntarily recalled 25 varieties of its canned dog food after it was confirmed that the products contained elevated levels of vitamin D. Since the initial announcement, eight more lot/date codes have … Continue reading

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Debunking the myths about spaying and neutering

There are many reasons why it is important to spay or neuter your pet – including the over-population of domesticated cats and dogs. Last year, over 13,000 animals were euthanized in Hillsborough County alone (that’s over 250 pets per week!). … Continue reading

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Parasite Preventative Medication Comparison Chart

Some of the most common conditions we deal with in our patients in the state of Florida are parasitic infestations. The climate that we all enjoy in our great state also presents the ideal conditions for a variety of parasitic … Continue reading

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Common Conditions Annual Costs for Cats

Below are conditions and associated costs most likely to occur to cats based on Trupanion’s claim data. Kitten VOMITING AND DIARRHEA Average Cost: $300 to $500 Claim Frequency: 6.5% likely to develop this condition UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTION Average Cost: $100 … Continue reading

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Common Conditions Annual Costs for Dogs

Below are conditions and associated costs most likely to occur to certain dog breeds based on Trupanion’s claim data. Click on the breed of dog below for each breed’s information. LABRADOR RETRIEVER GERMAN SHEPHERD GOLDEN RETRIEVER BOXER GOLDENDOODLE LABRADOODLE CHIHUAHUA … Continue reading

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