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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 »

Thanksgiving Treats for Fido

November 15, 2020

Thanksgiving is coming up quickly! Food is going to be front and center for the autumn holiday. Whether you’re hosting a huge gathering or just having a quiet dinner with your immediate family, it’s safe to say that your dog will be paying very close attention to those delicious dishes. Fido definitely deserves something special! Just be careful what you offer him. A local Seminole, FL vet lists some safe treats for dogs in this … Read More »

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Halloween Safety for Dogs

October 15, 2020

Autumn is here, and it’s finally cooled down a bit. Many of our canine patients are loving the weather, as they get to run and play more comfortably. While we don’t get the foliage or colder temperatures that our northern buddies do, there are still a few seasonal concerns for dog owners to be aware of. A Seminole, FL vet discusses Halloween safety for dogs in this article.  Decorations Man’s Best Friend is very curious … Read More »

Signs That You’re a Responsible Dog Owner

September 01, 2020

September is Responsible Dog Ownership Month. Dogs are truly wonderful pets. However, it takes work to keep them happy, healthy, and safe. Fido needs more than bacon and belly rubs to thrive! Read on as a Seminole, FL vet lists some key indications that you’re a responsible dog owner.  Preventative Care Fleas and ticks can not only make your cute pet miserably itchy: they can also carry dangerous diseases. Make sure Fido is current on … Read More »

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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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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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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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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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