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Are Booster Vaccines Necessary for Dogs?

Primary vaccination is essential in order to prevent the once common deadly puppy diseases. However, recent research indicates that not all vaccines require yearly boosters. There is no evidence that annual booster vaccination is anything but beneficial to the majority … Continue reading

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How to handle food guarding in dogs

Food aggression can take a bite out of pet owner’s patience and add strain to the human-animal bond. Whether it’s early enough to prevent the bad habit or if food guarding is already ingrained in your pet’s behavior, this info … Continue reading

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Cracking the window won’t help

Parking in the shade on a sunny day won’t necessarily save a pet left in the car from heatstroke, or worse. A new study of temperatures inside parked cars shows that a car parked in the sun would reach lethal … Continue reading

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Sign up and save with Zoetis Petcare Rewards

Did you know you can earn rewards with each purchase from us or our online stores of an eligible Zoetis product? Use these rewards to pay for any product or service at any of our animal hospitals. Products that help … Continue reading

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AAHA-Accredited Hospital Day is July 22nd!

Our group of animal hospitals are all proud to have been recognized by the American Animal Hospital Association with their top honor, AAHA accreditation. That means your pets are being cared for by one of the top 12-15% of animal … Continue reading

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Grooming and Coat Care for Your Cat

The general condition of your cat’s skin and coat are good indicators of its health. Although health and nutrition influence the luster and texture of your cat’s coat from the inside, regular grooming and skin care on the outside will … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Safety Tips for Pets

For many people, nothing beats lounging in the backyard on the Fourth of July with good friends and family—including the four-legged members of the household. While it may seem like a great idea to reward them with scraps from the … Continue reading

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Temple Terrace 4th of July Parade

Temple Terrace Animal Hospital will be attending the parade – handing out all sorts of goodies! City of Temple Terrace & Greater Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade Wednesday, July 04, 2018 4th of July Parade- Route … Continue reading

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Tips for Having a Well-Adjusted New Kitten

Socializing your sleek new bundle of joy is something you can do with your veterinarian’s help. Start here. Did you know that kittens learn and develop a big part of their adult personality by 16 weeks of age? It’s true, … Continue reading

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Time to check for heartworm disease!

The rainy season has arrived, and the Tampa Bay area has certainly had it’s share of rain. With extra rain, come extra mosquitoes – and mosquitoes carry heartworms. And all it takes is one mosquito to bite your pet to … Continue reading

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