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May 5th – 11th is National Pet Week

Get ready for National Pet Week starting on May 5th! National Pet Week promotes responsible pet ownership, makes people aware of the benefits of pets for people and people for pets, increases public awareness of services available from professionals who … Continue reading

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Slideshow: 27 Ways Pets Can Improve Your Health

Stay Well With Your Animals Most pet owners don’t need reminding. Animals make people feel good. But we’re talking about more than feeling glad they’re around. Your favorite animal can make you healthy and help you stay that way. You … Continue reading

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Know the Signs Your Cat May Be Sick

All cats need at least an annual preventive care exam to verify that they’re healthy and not harboring some hidden illness. It is extremely difficult to tell when a cat is sick or hurting, so when owners are unaware of … Continue reading

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How to help Your Cat have pleasant Veterinary Visits

From the American Association of Feline Practitioners   Fear is the primary cause of misbehavior. Knowing this can help prevent problematic veterinary visits. GETTING THE CAT INTO THE CARRIER Keep the carrier out in the home. Put treats inside. Train … Continue reading

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When You Want The Best

When you want the very best care for your pet, you can depend on us. Our hospital is among only 15% of companion animal hospitals in North America to be accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association. The association sets … Continue reading

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Cat food added to Diamond Pet Foods recall list

Diamond Pet Foods has added cat food to its recall list due to possible salmonella contamination. The newly recalled products are Kirkland Signature Super Premium Maintenance Cat Chicken & Rice Formula and Kirkland Signature Super Premium Healthy Weight Cat Formula … Continue reading

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Dr. Lassett on The Costs of Caring for an Elderly Pet

Our own Dr. Lassett was on Fox 13 News discussing the care required for elderly pets. (See video at end of this article) By: Cynthia Smoot, FOX 13 News     We’re a nation of pet lovers, sharing our homes … Continue reading

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Things You Can Do to Reduce Hairballs and Vomiting in Your Cat

Grooming, brushing or combing your cat will be your best defense against hairballs.  Before you assume that your vomiting pet is vomiting because of hairballs, don’t forget that there are many, many diseases that can cause vomiting.  Just because you … Continue reading

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Research Shows Weight, Parasites Are Problematic For Cats

Sometimes studies reveal the unexpected, sometimes they confirm previous findings and sometimes they further prove what we’ve suspected all along. Here are some cat health news items, based on recent outcomes of research studies. Fat Cats Getting Fatter Obesity is … Continue reading

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From Our Clients: Trupanion Pet Insurance

Rosie was adopted by Rob and Cassy Timken in November of last year, after they lost their 15 year old beloved dog to abdominal cancer.  The Timkens found Rosie at the Hillsborough County Animal Services and adopted her into their … Continue reading

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