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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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May 5th – 11th is National Pet Week

Get ready for National Pet Week starting on May 5th! National Pet Week promotes responsible pet ownership, makes people aware of the benefits of pets for people and people for pets, increases public awareness of services available from professionals who … Continue reading

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Canine Peanut Butter Treat Recalled

A nationwide limited recall of peanut butter made by Sunland Inc. has snared a pet company, Dog for Dog, which issued a voluntary recall of all its jarred Dogsbutter. Portales, N.M.-based Sunland initially recalled 75 almond butter and peanut butter … Continue reading

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Chicken jerky dog treats recalled by US firm over salmonella risk

An American maker of chicken jerky dog treats has recalled 2.5-pound packages of the product because it may be contaminated with salmonella bacteria that could cause illness. Kasel Associated Industries of Denver has voluntarily pulled its Nature’s Deli Chicken Jerky … Continue reading

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The Dogs of 9/11

In the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, over 350 trained search and rescue dogs responded to Ground Zero and the Pentagon.  The dogs were extremely important in locating human victims, by using their sense of smell and agility to … Continue reading

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Tricks for pilling your pet

Giving your pet the medication they need at home can seem overwhelming for many pet owners; here are a few tips and tricks to ease the pain of pilling your pet. “Sasha doesn’t like pills, but she loves treats.” Get … Continue reading

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When You Want The Best

When you want the very best care for your pet, you can depend on us. Our hospital is among only 15% of companion animal hospitals in North America to be accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association. The association sets … Continue reading

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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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A Tribute to Military Working Dogs

By Donna Miles, American Forces Press Service   LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, TX — Army Col. David Rolfe’s military career has gone to the dogs. As director of the Defense Department’s Military Working Dog Program based here, Rolfe and his … 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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