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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

Helping Fido Cope With Thunderstorms

June 15, 2019

Summer is here, and so are the thunderstorms. Many dogs are terrified of storms! Read on as a Seminole, FL vet offers tips on helping your pet cope with bad weather. Doggy Workout A good doggy workout will help your furry friend burn off his excess energy, leaving him naturally calmer and more relaxed. When you know it’s going to storm, take Fido for a long walk before the weather gets bad. A fun play … Read More »

Cat Care for Apartment Dwellers

June 01, 2019

One of the many things that make our feline friends such popular pets is the fact that they do just fine in apartments. Fluffy is both small and clean, which makes her a purrfect roommate! However, apartment dwellers do still need to take steps to keep their kitties happy and purring. Here, a North Redington Beach, FL vet discusses cat care for apartment dwellers. Plants Cats are always safer staying indoors, but you can bring … Read More »

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Taking Fido To The Beach

May 15, 2019

Florida’s white sand beaches are definitely one of the best parts of living in the Sunshine State. Many of our canine patients also enjoy going to the beach! You will need to take a few precautions to keep your dog safe and healthy at the shore, however. A Seminole, FL vet offers tips on taking Fido to the beach in this article. Preparation Before taking Fido to the beach, make sure he is microchipped, wearing … Read More »

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DIY Pocket Pet Toys

May 01, 2019

Bunnies, Guinea pigs, gerbils, hamsters, mice, and other small animals can be very cute and lovable pets. These guys all share a few common traits, however, such as the need to chew. Making sure your pint-sized pal has plenty of chew toys is very important. Your tiny furball could develop some very painful dental issues if they can’t chew enough! You don’t have to spend a lot of money here, however. There are some great … Read More »

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