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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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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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‘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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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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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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Canine and Feline Wellness Guidelines

Comprehensive Physical Examination by the Veterinarian This Comprehensive Physical Examination is the most important part of any preventative health care plan. The veterinarian will examine your pet from head to toe evaluating every organ system. You will be provided a … 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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Fourth of July Safety Tips for Pets

For many people, nothing beats lounging in the backyard on the Fourth of July with good friends and family—including the four-legged members of the household. While it may seem like a great idea to reward Rover with scraps from the … Continue reading

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Stress Free Veterinary Visits For Your Cat

A stress free cat is a happy cat. Many cats do not enjoy visiting the veterinarian. Fear is the primary cause of misbehavior. Knowing this can help prevent problematic veterinary visits. GETTING THE CAT INTO THE CARRIER Keep the carrier … 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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