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Guinea Pig Care Tips

November 15, 2019

Are you considering adopting a Guinea pig? These little furballs, also known as cavies, are super cute, and really make great pets! Here, a Seminole, FL vet discusses Guinea pig care. Get More Than One Guinea pigs are very sociable, and really need buddies to play with and cuddle up to. These cute furballs get very lonely and depressed without roommates. In fact, in Switzerland, it’s illegal to have only one! Just be sure to … Read More »

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5 Things You Learn When You Adopt A Senior Pet

November 01, 2019

November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month! While we love seeing any animal go to a good home, we’re always thrilled when senior pets get adopted. Far too many older dogs and cats end up in shelters, sometimes after years of loyalty. These guys often just can’t compete with kittens and puppies, and have a very hard time getting adopted. Read on as a local Seminole, FL vet lists some things you learn when you … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, Dog Care

Celebrating National Cat Day

October 15, 2019

Did you know that there’s a very special kitty holiday coming up later this month? October 29th is National Cat Day! Our feline friends truly enrich and brighten up our lives, and keep us smiling with their adorable antics. Read on as a Seminole, FL vet offers some advice on celebrating Fluffy’s special day. Toys Pick up a few new playthings for your kitty, and then spend some time playing with her. This will benefit … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, General

Adopt a Shelter Dog

October 01, 2019

October is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month! Nothing melts our hearts quite as much as seeing before and after pictures of dogs that have been given second chances, and are thriving in their new homes. If you’re ready to bring a new canine companion into your life, please consider adopting a shelter dog. Here, a Seminole, FL vet discusses adopting a shelter dog. Benefits of Going To A Shelter There are some great benefits to … Read More »

Posted in Dog Care, General

Senior Dog Care Tips

September 15, 2019

Is your dog in or near his golden years? As your canine companion ages, you’ll notice some specific changes in his appearance and behavior. Read on for some great tips from a Seminole, FL vet on caring for Fido as he grows older. Get A Good Bed Older dogs often get quite stiff and sore. Fido won’t rest very comfortably on a thin pad! Get him a good, high-quality doggy bed. A child’s mattress with … Read More »

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Keeping Your Cat Happy and Healthy

September 01, 2019

September is Happy, Healthy Cat Month. Of course, we think kitties deserve to be happy and healthy all the time. What does it take to keep that little motor going? Read on as a local North Redington Beach, FL vet offers some advice on keeping Fluffy content. Good Food Nutrition is a key aspect of your kitty’s care regimen. Whether you choose to give Fluffy canned food, dry food, or both, it’s important to offer … Read More »

Cat World Domination Day

August 15, 2019

There’s a pretty cute kitty holiday coming up: August 22nd is Cat World Domination Day! Does Fluffy have plans for taking over the world? What would happen if she did? A local Seminole, FL vet wonders what these cuddly little furballs are up to in this article. Historical Precedents When trying to make predictions about the future, we have to look at the past. In this case, we really need to look no further than … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, General

Frozen Summer Treats for Dogs

August 01, 2019

Summer is here, and many of us are keeping our freezers stocked with delicious frozen treats, like ice cream and frozen yogurt. Fido also enjoys a cold snack on sweltering days. Read on for some great homemade doggy treat recipes from a North Redington Beach, FL vet. Doggy Ice Cream To make your pup some ice cream, combine frozen yogurt with sodium-free broth, pureed pumpkin, bananas, peanut butter, or organic baby food. Then, for ‘toppings’ … Read More »

Posted in Dog Care, General

Senior Cat Care

July 15, 2019

Did you know that cats are officially seniors at age 10? Fluffy usually ages slowly and gracefully, so you probably won’t see drastic changes happening quickly. However, your pet’s needs will change a bit in her golden years. Here, a North Redington Beach, FL vet discusses senior cat care. Food Obesity is a very common issue among our feline patients. Extra pounds carry some serious health risks! Pay close attention to your pet’s portion sizes, … Read More »

Keeping Your Dog Hydrated

July 01, 2019

Florida is an absolutely beautiful state, but our summers are definitely scorchers. We’re into the hottest part of the year now. The heat can be very dangerous for our canine pals. Dogs can’t sweat to cool off, and panting only does so much. One thing that is very important is making sure your pup stays hydrated. Read on as a Seminole, FL vet offers some tips on keeping Fido hydrated. Water Stations First things first: … Read More »