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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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Join Us At The Tampa Pet Expo March 10th

Join us at this year’s Tampa Pet Expo in Booth 301 at the Florida State Fairgrounds on Saturday March 10th; from 10 am to 6 pm. In addition to fabulous prize giveaways & fun for both you and your pets, … Continue reading

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Microchips Save Lives!

It was an ordinary Monday evening on January 9, 2012 when a new patient came to North Bay Animal & Bird Hospital for an exam and vaccines.  This new patient turned out to have an extraordinary story. The dog was … Continue reading

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Microchipping: The Myth vs The Truth

It’s always sad to see a flyer stapled to a signpost or on a bulletin board at the grocery store with a picture of a lost pet. You imagine a child waiting for the phone to ring, hoping that some … Continue reading

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Helping Your Itchy Pet

Itching can make pets absolutely miserable, but it is actually a sign of an underlying problem. For example, if the pet has an allergy, exposure to the allergen causes a series of events to happen within the animal’s body. Part … Continue reading

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Holiday Pet Hazards

While you are busy making your festive plans for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas, please don’t forget to include your pets. The holidays are a time for giving, but there are some things you should not share with your furry friends. … Continue reading

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