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Celebrating Earth Day With Your Pet

In the spirit of Earth Day, we wanted to share 6 tips with you to keep your pet “earth-friendly” on Earth Day. 1. Use Biodegradable Dog Waste Bags Plastic grocery bags are a terrible bag to use, as they are … 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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Should My Dog Sleep in My Bed?

Pet owners everywhere ask this question. Some people say, “Yes”. Some say, “No”.  The real answer is: It depends. What does it depend on? Whether or not you allow your furry friend to sleep in your bed depends on his … Continue reading

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January is National Train Your Dog Month

Have you heard? January is National Train Your Dog Month! It’s the perfect time of year for you to learn how simple, fun and rewarding it can be to have a dog, if they are trained well. Whether your dog … Continue reading

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New Years Eve Pet Safety Tips

On New Year’s Eve, everyone wants to have an unforgettable night — in a good way. By following a few simple steps, having a good sense of awareness, and taking these pet safety tips to heart, we can all have … Continue reading

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What Is Parvovirus And How To Properly Clean Up If Your Dog Has Been Infected

Canine Parvovirus (also called parvo) is a very contagious and potentially fatal viral disease seen in dogs. Most commonly, parvovirus causes gastroenteritis, or inflammation of the stomach and intestines. About Parvovirus Canine parvovirus is contagious and can survive for several … 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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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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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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