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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 them with scraps from the … Continue reading

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As we start to venture back out…

… keep your pet’s safety in mind as well. Be sure your pets are still on their monthly flea and heartworm prevention. Off-leash dog parks are an excellent way to socialize your dogs. But there is a considerable risk of … Continue reading

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Keep Cats Indoors

Cats don’t have nine lives—just the one. Here are nine reasons they’re healthier in your home. 1. Not everyone likes cats We know you love your special kitty, but not everyone likes cats. Irritated neighbors or community interlopers could pose … Continue reading

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Which cats need heartworm prevention? All of them

The heartworm disease landscape isn’t what it used to be, which is why it’s so important for the veterinary field to get on the same updated page and prioritize prevention for cats. By Richard Gerhold, DVM, MS, PhD DVM360 MAGAZINE … Continue reading

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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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Prevent Lyme Disease in Your Pet

Some info courtesy of VetStreet and AVMA April is Prevent Lyme Disease in Pets Month. As the weather gets warmer and our pets spend more time outdoors, including beachy and wooded areas, we wanted to answer a few frequently asked … Continue reading

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Poison Prevention For Your Pet

March is National Pet Poison Awareness Month. Although human and veterinary drugs are the most obvious sources of pet poisoning, some seemingly innocuous things around your home can be harmful—even fatal—to your pet. It is normal to want to share … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Pet Calm and Happy on New Years Eve

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner! And the sounds of celebration – the horns, fireworks, continuous doorbells announcing guests – are great fun for people, but not always for our dogs. In fact, 46% of dog owners reported … Continue reading

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Protect Your Pets From The Cold

Cold Weather Is Here:  Fewer and fewer pets live outside as the human animal bond gets stronger.  Many of our family pets have migrated from our backyards to our bedrooms.  But, for those pets that live outside or stay out for … Continue reading

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Not-So Holly Jolly Holiday Hazards

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season means an increased potential for problems with your pet’s health and happiness. Watch out for these potential pet concerns to keep spirits bright. OH, CHRISTMAS TREE Timber! Keep your tree securely upright … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Service Announcement

June 29, 2020

Tampa Bay Animal Hospitals adjust to providing care during the re-opening of Florida associated with human coronavirus COVID-19 by continuing Curbside Concierge Service, Telehealth, and Mobile Services, but we look forward to resuming limited in-hospital outpatient appointments as soon as we have sufficient confidence that we can do so safely.

We remain committed to caring for our patients and meeting their health care needs in the safest and best way possible. Be assured that we continue to follow CDC guidelines and federal, state and local recommendations for practicing social distancing. We have established a phased plan to resume normal services to see our patients for healthy pet exams, all procedures and surgeries and urgent care needs.

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