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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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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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5 Things You Learn When You Adopt A Senior Pet

November 01, 2019

November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month! While we love seeing any animal go to a good home, we’re always thrilled when senior pets get adopted. Far too many older dogs and cats end up in shelters, sometimes after years of loyalty. These guys often just can’t compete with kittens and puppies, and have a very hard time getting adopted. Read on as a local Seminole, FL vet lists some things you learn when you … Read More »

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Adopt a Shelter Dog

October 01, 2019

October is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month! Nothing melts our hearts quite as much as seeing before and after pictures of dogs that have been given second chances, and are thriving in their new homes. If you’re ready to bring a new canine companion into your life, please consider adopting a shelter dog. Here, a Seminole, FL vet discusses adopting a shelter dog. Benefits of Going To A Shelter There are some great benefits to … Read More »

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Senior Dog Care Tips

September 15, 2019

Is your dog in or near his golden years? As your canine companion ages, you’ll notice some specific changes in his appearance and behavior. Read on for some great tips from a Seminole, FL vet on caring for Fido as he grows older. Get A Good Bed Older dogs often get quite stiff and sore. Fido won’t rest very comfortably on a thin pad! Get him a good, high-quality doggy bed. A child’s mattress with … 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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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 »