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Cute Ways to Celebrate Meow Like a Pirate Day

September 15, 2020

There’s a new kitty holiday coming up that will have many of our feline patients happily yelling at their humans. September 17th is Meow Like A Pirate Day! As you probably know, here in Tampa Bay, we have a long and rather complicated history with pirates. (We may also be the only city to collectively celebrate the anniversary of being raided, but that’s another topic.) In this arrrrrticle, a Seminole, FL vet lists some fun … 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 »

Posted in Dog Care, General

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

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 »

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

Clever Ways to Hide a Litterbox

April 01, 2020

Did you know that cats have overtaken dogs as America’s most popular pet? Fluffy certainly does have some wonderful qualities. She’s cute, clean, and quite independent. Plus, you won’t have to walk your feline pal: kitties use litterboxes to see to their needs. Of course, litterboxes aren’t very attractive, and they won’t do much for your décor. Read on as a local Seminole, FL vet lists some clever ways to hide your pet’s purrsonal powder … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, General

Update on COVID-19 and your pets

March 26, 2020
dog with doctor

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 »

Posted in COVID19, General

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 »

Posted in Dog Care, General