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Top 5 Ways to Keep Your Dog Healthy in Tampa

By Link V. Welborn, DVM, DABVP   Regular visits to your veterinarian: Just as the American Dental Association has recommended regular dental check-ups for people for many years, the American Animal Hospital Association – American Veterinary Medical Association Canine and … Continue reading

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3 Brands Implicated in Jerky-Related Illnesses in Dogs

by MSNBC   Stumped by mysterious illnesses in at least 600 dogs in the U.S., federal health officials have turned to consumers for help investigating problems possibly tied to chicken jerky pet treats made in China. A log of complaints … Continue reading

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Join Us At The Tampa Pet Expo March 10th

Join us at this year’s Tampa Pet Expo in Booth 301 at the Florida State Fairgrounds on Saturday March 10th; from 10 am to 6 pm. In addition to fabulous prize giveaways & fun for both you and your pets, … Continue reading

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Microchips Save Lives!

It was an ordinary Monday evening on January 9, 2012 when a new patient came to North Bay Animal & Bird Hospital for an exam and vaccines.  This new patient turned out to have an extraordinary story. The dog was … Continue reading

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Microchipping: The Myth vs The Truth

It’s always sad to see a flyer stapled to a signpost or on a bulletin board at the grocery store with a picture of a lost pet. You imagine a child waiting for the phone to ring, hoping that some … Continue reading

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Helping Your Itchy Pet

Itching can make pets absolutely miserable, but it is actually a sign of an underlying problem. For example, if the pet has an allergy, exposure to the allergen causes a series of events to happen within the animal’s body. Part … Continue reading

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Holiday Pet Hazards

While you are busy making your festive plans for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas, please don’t forget to include your pets. The holidays are a time for giving, but there are some things you should not share with your furry friends. … Continue reading

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How Do You Know If Your Cat Or Dog Is In Pain?

Many animals are experts at masking pain and discomfort. Sometimes it will not be until a pet is unable to compensate any more that they begin to show signs of pain. Pet’s ancestral behavior keeps them ‘alive and not eaten … Continue reading

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From Our Clients: Dr. Lassett To The Rescue!

“How can a 25 pound dog thrust herself through the railings of the stairs when the opening is only four inches wide? Florida thunderstorms really take their toll on her, poor thing. She got herself in this predicament last month … Continue reading

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From Our Clients: Acupuncture for Pets

“To curious clients who might be considering acupuncture for their animals; I wanted to attest to the amazing affects of acupuncture treatment and it’s affect on my dear sweet Airedale.  Nonnie, my 11 1/2 year old Airedale has been taking … Continue reading

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