Tampa Animal and Bird Hospital

Tampa Vet | Veterinarian & Animal Clinic

Site Menu & Locations

No Matter What Kind of Trip, This Pet Travel Checklist Can Help

As you know, the holiday season is a time when families come together, and many pet parents will be traveling with their fuzzy companions. To help you prepare, we’ve made some handy cat and dog travel checklists to help keep … Continue reading

Posted in News, Tips & advice | Tagged | Leave a comment

Help Your Companion Keep His Cool in Spite of Summer’s Heat!

A primer on helping your dog survive the dog days of summer: Protecting your pets from summer heat Many folks look forward to some fun in these lazy and hazy summer days, but pet owners need to know that summer … Continue reading

Posted in Caring for your pet, News, Tips & advice | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hurricane preparedness for your pet

Hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th. Are you prepared for a hurricane? Here are some helpful hurricane preparedness tips to make sure you have everything prepared before the storm arrives. Most shelters do not accept pets. If … Continue reading

Posted in News, Tips & advice | 1 Comment

5 Facts About Flea Allergy Dermatitis

Your pet can’t stop itching, but why? Here’s a look at flea allergy dermatitis (FAD), a condition your pet could be suffering from, even if you’ve taken all the standard precautions against fleas. Read through the information, then consult with … Continue reading

Posted in Caring for your pet, News, Tips & advice | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Cleaning Dog Ears

Ear cleaning is an aspect of dog grooming and care that shouldn’t be neglected. Without regular cleaning, wax and oils build up inside the ear, increasing risk of ear infection and hearing damage. With this in mind, it’s a good … Continue reading

Posted in News, Tips & advice | Tagged | Leave a comment

Dog Bite Prevention

70​ million nice dogs…but any dog can bite National Dog Bite Prevention Week® takes place during the second full week of April each year, and focuses on educating people about preventing dog bites. The dates in 2019 are April 7-13. … Continue reading

Posted in Caring for your pet, News, Tips & advice | Leave a comment

Poison Prevention For Your Pet

March 17-23, 2019 is National Poison Prevention Week. 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. A growing epidemic Each year thousands … Continue reading

Posted in Caring for your pet, Tips & advice | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Poison Prevention For Your Pet

Don’t let boredom ruin your puppy’s brain

Your new puppy likely won’t need to fight for food in the wild. That means you’ll need some fun, err, enrichment at home to keep your canine cutie happy, healthy and out of trouble (from boredom). You’ve taken the first … Continue reading

Posted in News, Tips & advice | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in News, Press, Tips & advice, Veterinary Services | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Healthy Mouth For A Healthy Pet – February is Pet Dental Month!

Debunking the myths about spaying and neutering

There are many reasons why it is important to spay or neuter your pet – including the over-population of domesticated cats and dogs. Last year, over 13,000 animals were euthanized in Hillsborough County alone (that’s over 250 pets per week!). … Continue reading

Posted in Tips & advice | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Debunking the myths about spaying and neutering