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Time to check for heartworm disease!

The rainy season has arrived, and the Tampa Bay area has certainly had it’s share of rain. With extra rain, come extra mosquitoes – and mosquitoes carry heartworms. And all it takes is one mosquito to bite your pet to … Continue reading

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10 Signs of Heart Disease in Dogs and Cats

Persistent cough* Difficulty breathing* Fainting/collapsing* Abdominal swelling/distention* Less tolerance to excercise Heart murmur Change in heart rate Change in body weight Restless or hiding Loss of appetite * signs that should always warrant a visit to the vet Valvular disease … Continue reading

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Help! My dog is leaking!

Let’s discuss what can cause a dog to lose control of its bladder and what you and your veterinarian can do to help. The rundown Normal bladder function relies on a specific set of muscles and nerves and a normal … Continue reading

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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

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When your cat’s sick …

When humans feel sick, we want a blanket and a quiet place to rest. If you don’t get those things, you feel stressed and it takes longer to heal. Cats are the same way: When kitties don’t feel well, they … Continue reading

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Can I stop shedding in my pet?

Every pet sheds. It’s a natural process that helps animals adjust to their environment. But how can you tell if your pet sheds a normal amount or way too much? And is there anything you can do about it? Let’s … Continue reading

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Study: Noise sensitivity in dogs could be a sign of serious pain

Your dog used to run toward the vacuum cleaner. Now he runs away from it. He didn’t used to be afraid. What changed? A new study conducted by animal behavior scientists from the United Kingdom and Brazil found that dogs who show … Continue reading

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What to do if you find injured or orphaned wildlife

When finding a baby animal it is generally best to leave it alone. Often the animal is not orphaned, and the parent may be out getting food for the animal, or watching the baby from a distance. Never pick up … Continue reading

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Need Help Paying For Your Pet’s Medical Bills?

As pet owners, we want to provide the best healthcare for our beloved pets. But sometimes the associated costs for these services can be over-whelming, especially in times of financial distress. We can help. We offer solutions that work for … Continue reading

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May 6-12, 2018 is National Pet Week

Get ready for National Pet Week starting on May 6th ! 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 … Continue reading

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