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Keeping Kitty Cool

April 01, 2021

Summer isn’t far off now. Florida summers are no joke! While many of our feline pals enjoy sunbathing, the heat can be dangerous for Fluffy. After all, kitties are wearing fur coats, and they can’t cool off by sweating the way we can. A local Seminole, FL vet offers some tips on helping your cat get through our scorching summer heat in this article. Keep Kitty In The best way to keep Fluffy cool is … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, General

Giving Your Dog Treats

March 15, 2021

Does your dog come running when he suspects that he is getting a treat? If we were able to ask Fido about his favorite things, we suspect that treats would rank pretty high on the list. While your canine pal may happily gobble down almost anything you offered him, there are a few do’s and don’ts to keep in mind when offering snacks. A Seminole, FL veterinarian lists a few of them in this article. … Read More »

Posted in Dog Care, General

UPDATE on COVID-19 Procedures from Dr. Kathy – 3/12/21

March 12, 2021

We continue to remain open with our regular hours and days of operation. You are welcome to stay with your pet and come in the building (one family per exam room and waiting room) wearing masks per the county mask mandate. If you prefer to stay in your car, we will come out and get your pet from you. We will then conduct the exam with you on the phone. We can even FaceTime if you … Read More »

Posted in COVID19

Fun Facts About Guinea Pigs

March 01, 2021

March is Adopt A Rescued Guinea Pig Month! Guinea pigs—also called cavies–are very fun and cute little pets. A local Seminole, FL vet lists some interesting facts about them below. They’re Not From Guinea Guinea pigs actually come from the Andes region, which is in South America. So where did the name come from? It may have been because they cost one guinea back in 16th-century England. Others say they may have come to Europe … Read More »

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Should You Walk Your Cat?

February 15, 2021

Walk Your Dog Day is coming up February 20th. You can find lots of information on walking Fido. Plus, many of you walk your dogs every day. But what about cats? As you may have seen, more and more people are putting their kitties into harnesses and taking them for strolls. A local Seminole, FL vet offers some advice on taking your pet for a walk in this article. Benefits There are some benefits to … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, General

Dwarf Hamster Care

February 01, 2021

Are you looking for a pet that is very small but also super cute? A dwarf hamster may be a great option for you. These tiny balls of fur are quite cute and charming. However, they do need proper care to thrive. A Seminole, FL vet discusses dwarf hamsters in this article. Dwarf Hamster Facts As the name suggests, dwarf hamsters are very small. They rarely grow more than four inches long. Some are only … Read More »

Things to Teach Your Puppy This Year

January 15, 2021

It’s National Dog Training Month! Are you starting 2021 out with a puppy? Congratulations on your furry new arrival! That first year is a very important one for dogs. Little Fido has lots of growing to do, and lots to learn. You’ve got some pet parenting on your 2021 agenda! Here, a Seminole, FL vet lists some things to teach your canine pal this year. Basic Commands Training is a definite must! This isn’t just … Read More »

Resolutions for People With Senior Dogs

January 01, 2021

Happy New Year! Is your canine buddy getting up there in years? If so, you’ll want to pay some extra attention to Fido in the coming year. A local Seminole, FL vet suggests resolutions for people with older dogs in this article. Keep Up With Veterinary Care Just like people, dogs become more prone to developing certain health issues as they age. At this point in Fido’s life, it becomes very important to stay on … Read More »

Posted in Dog Care, General

Protect Your Pet From Holiday Stress

December 15, 2020

The holiday season is upon us! Things may not be quite as festive or busy this year as usual, with the pandemic going on, but there will still be plenty of seasonal events and festivities happening. This can actually be a pretty stressful time of year for our furry friends! Travel, visitors, decorations, loud noises, and schedule disruptions can all make your pet quite uneasy. Here, a local Seminole, FL vet offers some tips on … Read More »

Holiday Hazards for Pets

December 01, 2020

WIth the holidays approaching, many people are busy cooking, shopping, and decorating. Your pet will be paying very close attention as you prepare for this year’s festivities! Just put your furry pal’s health and safety first. This can be a dangerous time of year for our animal companions. Read on as a Seminole, FL veterinarian lists some of the dangers you should be aware of. Food Food is one of the top concerns. Dogs are … Read More »