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Dieting felines don’t hold a grudge

If you’ve ever been on a diet, you know it can make you cranky. Is the same true for our feline friends? Not necessarily, a recent study suggests. Researchers from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine put felines on two … Continue reading

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Why Trupanion Pet Insurance?

With pet insurance, you’ll be able to provide your puppy, kitten, dog, or cat the best medical care possible. Continue reading

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‘Tis The Season: Holiday Pet Safety Tips

Holiday Pet Safety Tips: As the holiday season arrives, it means that it is time to get all of our adornment out and begin decorating.  As our lights and trees go up, so do the very beautiful trinkets and glitz.  … Continue reading

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Ten Ways to Make Your Cat Happy on National Cat Day!

Today is National Cat Day, dedicated to celebrating our feline friends! In honor of National Cat Day, the CATalyst Council, a national initiative comprised of animal health and welfare organizations working on behalf of cats, has released a list of … Continue reading

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September 28th is World Rabies Day. Here’s Some Rabies Prevention Tips for Pet Owners.

Rabies Facts There are around 7,000 cases of animal rabies, mostly in wildlife species, reported in the U.S. every year.  These animals can expose humans or pets to rabies. Cats are more likely to be infected with rabies than dogs! … Continue reading

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Senior Pet Care: How do my pet’s needs change as they age?

Thanks to advances in veterinary medicine, and the proper senior pet care, pets in Tampa are living longer than ever before. However with this increased lifespan comes an increase in the types of ailments that can afflict senior pets. As … 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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January 22, 2016 is National Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day

It’s National Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day! Ever wondered why your feline companion acts a certain way or starts meowing at you for no apparent reason? Well, today is the day to unravel the mystery! Cats and humans have a … Continue reading

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The Importance of Feline Senior Screening Diagnostics

By Dr. Susan Vaughn As our pets age their risk of developing chronic diseases of different body organs increases.  At age 7 we consider cats to be seniors and your veterinarian will recommend health screening diagnostics just as your human … Continue reading

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Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease

By Dr. Christine Simon Tampa, FL – Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD) refers to a group of urinary tract diseases which can cause discomfort, inappropriate urination, bloody urine and most seriously urinary tract obstruction. Causes include crystals (which may … Continue reading

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