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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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BPA from canned foods may be harming dogs

A study by veterinarians at the University of Missouri found that dogs’ levels of the endocrine disruptor bisphenol A nearly tripled after the animals ate a canned-food diet for two weeks, and the exposure was associated with metabolic and microbiome … Continue reading

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Mars Petcare dog food recalled

Stop & Shop supermarkets are removing a popular brand of dog food from store shelves, fearing plastic contamination could choke pets, according to a news release from the supermarket chain. Stop & Shop removed the food after Mars Petcare issued a voluntarily recall … Continue reading

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Help! Does my dog have OCD?

Just like people, dogs can have compulsions that cause them stress and anxiety. Here’s what you need to know about compulsive behaviors in your dog. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in humans is characterized by repeating thoughts (obsessions) and activities (compulsions) … Continue reading

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August 26th is National Dog Day! Here’s 20 ways to celebrate.

Info courtesy of www.nationaldogday.com National Dog Day is celebrated August 26th annually and was founded in 2004 by Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Advocate, Colleen Paige (also the founder of National Puppy Day, National Mutt Day and National … Continue reading

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Dr. Meaghan Callahan Receives PennHIP Certification

Congratulations to Dr. Meaghan Callahan for receiving her PennHIP certification. We now have four PennHIP certified veterinarians, Drs. Armstrong, Clarke, Callahan, and Welborn. There are no other veterinarians in Hillsborough County that are PennHIP certified. Related articles Prevent a Lifetime … 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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Labrador Retriever Is Once Again America’s Most Popular Dog

On Feb. 22, the American Kennel Club (AKC) announced that, according to its 2015 registration statistics, Labrador retrievers are once again the most popular dogs in America. This is the 25th consecutive year they have had the top spot, claiming it in 56 … Continue reading

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How do we know if a feline patient is in pain? A new study has documented the signs.

Academics and clinical practitioners from across the globe with specializations in internal medicine, anesthesiology, oncology, dentistry, behavior, dermatology, ophthalmology, and neurology have identified 25 behavioral signs that cats display which could indicate that they are suffering pain. The research was published in … Continue reading

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Cat tests positive for rabies in Hillsborough

The Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County, has issued a rabies alert for the area near Mallory Square Drive Tampa. This alert is in response to a cat that tested positive for rabies. All residents of Hillsborough County should … Continue reading

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