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Twice a Year… For Life!

How much do you know about the pet aging process? Because pets age much faster than people, only having an annual exam means that more than a calendar year has passed in the pet’s life between veterinary visits. “A visit … Continue reading

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Breed Specific Screening Guidelines

Early detection is important to a happy and healthy life for your pet.  We provide individualized care based on each pet’s unique needs, such as age, breed, weight, and lifestyle. Certain breeds have genetic predisposition to certain diseases, and we … Continue reading

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Noisy Canines – Solving Barking and Growling Problems

Most dogs get noisy when exposed to anything new or unusual.  The stimuli that trigger noise can very from dog to dog and from household to household.  This vocalization can come in the form of barking, whining, growling, or howling. … Continue reading

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Nearly 600 U.S. pet deaths associated with Chinese jerky treats; cause is still elusive

Oct 23, 2013 DVM360 MAGAZINE Australian research blames unknown toxin; FDA encourages veterinarians to submit reports, data and urine samples from suspected cases. In the wake of an Australian Veterinary Journal article outlining a study of dogs exposed to dried … Continue reading

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Dog restraints fail in auto crash tests 100 percent of the time, study says

by NEWStat Some areas such as New Jersey have considered implementing laws mandating that drivers protect their pets by securing them with restraints. But according to a recently released study from the Center for Pet Safety, the restraints themselves are … Continue reading

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It’s “National Dog Day”! 50 Ways To Celebrate

Courtesy of nationaldogday.com – National Dog Day is celebrated August 26th annually and serves to help galvanize the public to recognize the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year, and acknowledges family dogs and dogs that work … Continue reading

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Dogs, Long Believed To ‘Live In The Moment,’ May Remember Events From the Past

Prevailing thought among dog psychologists and dog enthusiasts alike is that dogs cannot recall the past and are essentially stuck in the present moment, but new research suggests that this isn’t true. Dog psychology researchers long believed that dogs, cute … Continue reading

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Make Sure They Can Get Home: Check Your Pet’s Microchip

By Jenny Ivy Is your pet’s microchip up-to-date? If your pet were lost, would an animal hospital or shelter be able to contact you once your pet was found? It’s important to get your pet microchipped; but it’s just as … Continue reading

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Rabies Case In Northdale Confirmed; Hillsborough Animal Services To Conduct Limited Trapping

URGENT ALERT! Hillsborough County News August 2, 2013 Contact: Willie Puz, Communications and Digital Media Services, 813-307-8379 (o); 813-546-2086 (c) Based on communications with the state veterinarian from the Florida Department of Health today (Aug. 2) regarding a positive rabies … Continue reading

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Time to clean your pet’s ears?

Tampa Veterinarians see a lot of patients with ear infections. In fact, it’s the second most common reason for a client visit, according to pet health insurer, VPI Pet Insurance. With ear problems prompting so many trips to the vet, … Continue reading

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