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How do I know if my pet is infected with parasites?

Parasite eggs are shed by animals, even by those that appear to be well and energetic. Therefore, you may not recognize any illness or see obvious symptoms until it is too late. A nationwide study revealed more than 1 out of 3 untreated dogs were infected by roundworms, hookworms, or whipworms. Almost 100% of puppies less than 3 months old are infected with roundworms. Of veterinarians who see adult cats, 43% report seeing cats with tapeworms, and 26% report seeing cats with roundworms frequently to often.

Best thing to do is schedule an appointment to have your pet tested, to ensure both your pet and your family’s well being.

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COVID-19 Service Announcement

May 25, 2020

Tampa Bay Animal Hospitals adjust to providing care during Phase 1 re-opening of Florida during human coronavirus COVID-19 with continued Curbside Service, Telehealth, Mobile Services, Elective Procedures and More.

The health and safety of our clients and staff is of utmost importance as we continue to provide the best care possible to pets.

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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