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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 »

Taking Fido To The Beach

May 15, 2019

Florida’s white sand beaches are definitely one of the best parts of living in the Sunshine State. Many of our canine patients also enjoy going to the beach! You will need to take a few precautions to keep your dog safe and healthy at the shore, however. A Seminole, FL vet offers tips on taking Fido to the beach in this article. Preparation Before taking Fido to the beach, make sure he is microchipped, wearing … Read More »

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