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Fun Facts About Guinea Pigs

March 01, 2021

March is Adopt A Rescued Guinea Pig Month! Guinea pigs—also called cavies–are very fun and cute little pets. A local Seminole, FL vet lists some interesting facts about them below. They’re Not From Guinea Guinea pigs actually come from the Andes region, which is in South America. So where did the name come from? It may have been because they cost one guinea back in 16th-century England. Others say they may have come to Europe … Read More »

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Should You Walk Your Cat?

February 15, 2021

Walk Your Dog Day is coming up February 20th. You can find lots of information on walking Fido. Plus, many of you walk your dogs every day. But what about cats? As you may have seen, more and more people are putting their kitties into harnesses and taking them for strolls. A local Seminole, FL vet offers some advice on taking your pet for a walk in this article. Benefits There are some benefits to … Read More »

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Dwarf Hamster Care

February 01, 2021

Are you looking for a pet that is very small but also super cute? A dwarf hamster may be a great option for you. These tiny balls of fur are quite cute and charming. However, they do need proper care to thrive. A Seminole, FL vet discusses dwarf hamsters in this article. Dwarf Hamster Facts As the name suggests, dwarf hamsters are very small. They rarely grow more than four inches long. Some are only … Read More »

Things to Teach Your Puppy This Year

January 15, 2021

It’s National Dog Training Month! Are you starting 2021 out with a puppy? Congratulations on your furry new arrival! That first year is a very important one for dogs. Little Fido has lots of growing to do, and lots to learn. You’ve got some pet parenting on your 2021 agenda! Here, a Seminole, FL vet lists some things to teach your canine pal this year. Basic Commands Training is a definite must! This isn’t just … Read More »

Resolutions for People With Senior Dogs

January 01, 2021

Happy New Year! Is your canine buddy getting up there in years? If so, you’ll want to pay some extra attention to Fido in the coming year. A local Seminole, FL vet suggests resolutions for people with older dogs in this article. Keep Up With Veterinary Care Just like people, dogs become more prone to developing certain health issues as they age. At this point in Fido’s life, it becomes very important to stay on … Read More »

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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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Tips for Creating a Catio

November 01, 2020

Do you keep your feline buddy indoors? If so, that’s great! We strongly suggest keeping cats inside. Fluffy may look cute chasing butterflies, but she’s actually in some very serious dangers when she goes outside. Cars, traffic, weather, gators, and stray animals are just a few of the hazards your pet faces. However, you can let your furball have the best of both worlds, by giving her a catio. A Seminole, FL veterinarian discusses creating … Read More »

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Reasons Bunnies Make Great Pets

October 01, 2020

Are you considering adopting a new pet? If so, you may want to think about getting a rabbit. While these guys aren’t as popular as dogs or cats, they really do have some wonderful traits. A Seminole, FL veterinarian lists some of them below.  They’re Adorable First and foremost, bunnies are ridiculously cute. Floppy’s soft fur, cute face, and huge ears can really melt hearts!  Quiet We love our canine patients, but they can be … Read More »

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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 »

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