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Pool Safety for Dogs

August 01, 2020

One of the many things we love about Florida is the fact that our warm, sunny weather allows us to swim for a good portion of the year. We also have a pretty high percentage of pool owners, compared to other states. That can definitely be a plus for your canine buddy. Many dogs absolutely love swimming! Just be sure to keep your pooch safe poolside. A Seminole, FL vet discusses pool safety for dogs … Read More »

Posted in Dog Care, General

Cold Treats for Cats

July 15, 2020

Does your kitty enjoy snacks? Although cats can be finicky, many of them do have a few favorite treats. With summer here, your feline pal may enjoy something cold on occasion. In this article, a Seminole, FL vet lists a few things Fluffy may enjoy this summer. Cold Dinner It doesn’t get any simpler than this. Keep some of your kitty’s wet food in the fridge, and give it to her cold. This can also … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, General

UPDATE on COVID-19 Procedures from Dr. Kathy

July 10, 2020

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. 1. You may request to stay in your car, … Read More »

Posted in COVID19

Keeping Fido Cool

July 01, 2020

Florida summers are absolutely beautiful. They can also be absolutely sweltering. That can be a problem for our canine companions, however. Fido gets hot very quickly in summer! Here, a Seminole, FL vet offers some tips on keeping your pup cool. Water Make sure your pooch always fresh, clean water available. If you have a yard, you’ll want to keep water bowls outdoors as well. You may want to get Fido a pet fountain. Many … Read More »

Cat World Domination Day

June 15, 2020

There’s a pretty austere occasion coming up. June 24th is Cat World Domination Day! Is Fluffy plotting to take over the world? What would happen if she did? A Seminole, FL veterinarian offers some ‘petucated’ guesses below. The Proof There actually is some evidence that Fluffy has been meowpulating us all along. Exhibit A, of course, would be the Sphynx. Kitties somehow managed to convince the ancient Egyptians to treat them as sacred deities! They … Read More »

Posted in Behavior, Cat Care

Caring for a Senior Bunny

June 01, 2020

Is your pet rabbit entering her golden years? Bunnies can live up to 14 years with proper care. However, they usually become seniors at around 5 to 8 years old. Floppy will definitely benefit from some extra TLC at this stage of her life. A local Seminole, FL vet lists some below. Signs of Aging The signs of aging can be fairly subtle in bunnies, at least at first. Some things to watch for include … Read More »

Things That Annoy Cats

May 15, 2020

Cats are small in size, but they certainly have big personalities. They’re not only cute, cuddly, and amusing, they’re also a bit opinionated. In fact, kitties have some very strong sentiments about certain things. Read on as a local Seminole, FL vet lists a few of Fluffy’s pet peeves. Loud Noises Does your furry buddy make a beeline for her favorite hiding spot every time she hears the clatter of a kitchen pan? Kitties prefer … Read More »

Posted in Behavior, Cat Care

7 Things to Do With Your Dog This Summer

May 01, 2020

Summer is coming up quick! Many people are planning their to-do lists for the next few months. Don’t forget to include Fido in your plans! A Seminole, FL vet makes a few ‘pawesome’ suggestions in this article. Have A Dog Party June 21st is Dog Party Day! Have a few friends and family members bring their canine pals over for a barbeque. Set out lots of toys and treats for your furry guests, and do … Read More »

Posted in Dog Care, General

Hairball Awareness Day

April 15, 2020

Did you know that April 24th is Hairball Awareness Day? We’re guessing probably not. It definitely isn’t the cutest kitty holiday on your calendar. Hairballs are, unfortunately, a pretty common experience with our feline pals. However, that doesn’t mean they are always harmless. In this article, a Seminole, FL vet discusses—you guessed it—hairballs. Hairball Formation We all know that cats are very clean: it’s one of their best qualities. In fact, some studies show that … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, General

Tips For Working From Home With Cats

April 13, 2020

Tips For Working From Home With Cats Have you suddenly found yourself working from home due to the coronavirus? If you have a kitty, it’s probably safe to say that your pet won’t mind having his or her human around more than usual. Of course, finding yourself with a feline coworker can be a bit challenging. Here are some tips from your local vet on working with a kitty. Adjust Your Screen Lock Time Cats … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, COVID19