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The Right Food For Your Pet’s Needs

Today there is a pet food available for every life stage and for almost every chronic disease your pet may have. From juvenile to senior pets and from petite to giant sizes there are specific reasons you should feed to match … 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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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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More Pet Food Recalls Announced

Recalls on Nutrisica dog food, Buster’s chew treats (2/13/2015) One of the frustrating things about trying to be a conscientious pet parent is not knowing exactly which company makes the food you feed your cat or dog. Often, products are … Continue reading

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All prescription diets are now TAX FREE!

Is your pet on prescription diet? Then we have good news for you: All prescription diets and Healthy Advantage diets are now TAX FREE! Under the new bill, “Sales of therapeutic veterinary diets specifically formulated to aid in the management … Continue reading

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Rebranding The Cat

Cats have gotten a bad rap over the years: as bird-killers, standoffish snobs, fearful under-bed-hiders—and let’s not even talk about the crazy cat lady. But the fortunes of the cat are changing, thanks in no small part to the Internet, … Continue reading

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June is Adopt a Cat Month!

Happy Adopt a Cat Month! Each spring during “kitten season,” thousands of newborn kittens join the millions of cats already in shelters across the country. That means your local shelter has tons of cute, cuddly newborns, in addition to all … Continue reading

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If I Fits, I Sits: 20 Cats That Prove There Is No Space Too Tight…

Photo and info courtesy of http://pulptastic.com/cats-in-tight-spaces/ One of the great mysteries of life is the obsession cats seem to have with fitting themselves into the smallest of spaces. From boxes to shoes to various other household items, these cute and … Continue reading

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In Honor Of Memorial Day – 7 Famous Dogs Of War

On Memorial Day, our thoughts turn to all of the fallen heroes who fought for our country. In every Military conflict in our nation’s history, you will find stories of canine heroes. Dogs have played vital roles as mascots, guards, … Continue reading

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Have You Heard? Voice recognition: Does your cat know it’s you?

Courtesy of Veterinary Medicine Numerous studies have demonstrated that dogs recognize and communicate with their owners. But the responses of cats to their owners and their ability to discriminate between their owners and strangers is still poorly understood. Can a … Continue reading

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