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Update on COVID-19 and your pets

March 26, 2020
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Wow! What an interesting time right now. I wanted to let everyone know that the State of Florida, as well as Pinellas County, considers Veterinary Practices to be ESSENTIAL businesses. That means we are OPEN with our regular hours and days of operation. Chantelle, Jamie, Lauren and I are here for you and we are following the CDC recommendations. Six feet between us Now to accomplish this we have two options for you. You may … Read More »

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Taking A Walk In The Park Day

March 15, 2020

Did you know that March 30th is Take A Walk in the Park Day? We’re pretty sure that many of our canine patients would be more than happy to celebrate! Going to the park is lots of fun for Fido. After all, he gets to enjoy some fresh air and sunshine, sniff new grass, and play with his buddies. A Seminole, FL vet offers some tips on taking your pup to the park below. Preventative … Read More »

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Odd But Adorable Ways Cats Show Affection

March 01, 2020

Kitties are full of amusing quirks. These cuddly little furballs are actually quite capable predators, who decided they prefer being pampered over actually working for their dinner. Although Fluffy is independent, she still does need good care to thrive. However, your cat may show her appreciation and affection for the love, care, and catnip you provide in some rather unusual ways. A Seminole, FL vet lists some of them below. Purrs The purr is one … Read More »

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Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

February 15, 2020

There’s a pretty cute doggy holiday around the corner. February 23rd Is Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day! We’re pretty sure that there will be tails wagging all over the place when this cute day rolls around. In fact, this may very well be Fido’s favorite holiday. A local Seminole, FL vet discusses dog biscuits below. Dog Biscuit History Dog biscuits have changed quite a bit over the years. An American named James Spratt is credited with … Read More »

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Signs That Your Cat is Healthy

February 01, 2020
cat with doctor

February is National Cat Health Month! While we are dedicated to keeping kitties healthy all year long, this is a great time to talk about Fluffy’s health. Your pet can’t really tell how she feels, so it’s up to you to monitor her health. Here, a Seminole, FL vet lists some signs that your feline friend is doing well. Good Checkup Results First and foremost, the best way to know if your furball is healthy … Read More »

Tips For Walking Your Dog

January 15, 2020

Did you know that February 22nd is Walk Your Dog Day? Of course, for many of us, every day is Walk Your Dog Day. Those daily jaunts are of course very important for sanitary reasons, but they’re also really good for your pup. Walking is a great way for Fido to get his doggy workout in. Plus, it offers him beneficial mental stimulation. Read on as a Seminole, FL vet offers tips on walking your … Read More »

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New Year’s Resolutions For Cats

January 01, 2020

Happy New Year! As we leave 2019 behind and move on into 2020, many of us are thinking about our goals for the coming year. Your feline pal probably slept through most of last night’s festivities, but that doesn’t mean she isn’t making her own plans for next year. In this article, a local Seminole, FL vet lists some New Year’s resolutions for cats. Improve Pounce Precision Cats may be cute, cuddly, and full of … Read More »

Posted in Behavior, Cat Care

Holiday Gifts For Dogs

December 15, 2019

The holiday season is officially in full swing. Have you finished your shopping yet? Or are you a last-minute panic shopper? No matter what category you fall into, don’t forget to pick up something for your canine companion! Read on as a local Seminole, FL vet lists some great gifts for Man’s Best Friend. Beds Beds are always a wonderful gift for Fido. Even if your pooch already has a bed, he may very well … Read More »

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Holidays With Fluffy

December 01, 2019

The holidays have officially arrived! Many people are very busy at this time of year, preparing for seasonal events and festivities. Of course, our feline friends also have some holiday traditions of their own. Read on as a Seminole, FL vet discusses spending the holidays with kitties. Hazards This can be a dangerous time of year for our furry buddies. Plants are a definite issue. Many of those holiday favorites, such as lilies, poinsettias, holly, … Read More »

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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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