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Seafaring Kitties

September 15, 2022
tabby cat in seafarer uniform with shore background

Did you know that September 19th is Meow Like A Pirate Day? You probably won’t get a paid holiday off from work, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate. As it turns out, kitties have done very well on ships … despite the fact that most of them absolutely hate water! A Seminole, FL vet offers some information on pirate kitties in this article. History It’s not hard to imagine fearless furballs climbing masts and … Read More »

7 Ways To Enrich Your Dog’s Life

September 01, 2022
Chihuahua with a tutu skirt

It’s Responsible Dog Ownership Month! Part of being a good dog owner really entails keeping Fido happy and entertained. Dogs need mental stimulation, just as we do! You wouldn’t be happy just staring at four bare walls all day, and nor would Fido. Here, a Seminole, FL vet lists some ways to keep your canine companion happy and entertained. Playtime Playing is a terrific doggy workout, but did you know that it’s also great mental … Read More »

5 Ways To Help Homeless Animals

August 15, 2022
Group of rescue dogs eating around an older lady

Homeless Animals Day is coming up on August 20th. This is a big problem here in Florida: the Sunshine State has tens of thousands of cats and dogs living on the streets, with more being born all the time. Due to our warm weather, high poverty rates, and, in some areas, lack of access to veterinary care, we trend higher in this area than most of the country. There are far too many homeless pets … Read More »

Spotlight On The Yorkie

August 01, 2022
Brownish hairy yorkie dog with leafy background

Today, August 1st, is Yorkie Day. Yorkies may be small, but they are quite feisty. In fact, Fido is called the Tomboy Toy! These little dogs have big personalities, and their cheerful, playful antics have won them some very devoted fans. A Seminole, FL vet discusses the Yorkie in this article. Tiny Pooch Yorkies are one of the smaller breeds. They usually weigh between five to seven pounds, and rarely grow taller than 8 inches, … Read More »

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Kitties With Leukemia

July 15, 2022
Gray cat snuggled in two human arms

Feline Leukemia Day is July 16th. This is a very important topic! The feline leukemia virus, or FeLV, is the second leading cause of death in cats. However, that doesn’t mean that Fluffy can’t still have a happy life. A Seminole, FL vet offers more information in this article. Contagion One reason that FeLV is so concerning is because it is extremely contagious. Kitties that are infected shed the virus in their blood, saliva, and … Read More »

Summer Kitten Care Tips

July 01, 2022
Pale gray colored kitty laying on the sand with brown woven summer hat

Kitten Day is coming up on July 10th. While we think all of our patients are pretty cute, we have to admit that kittens are absolutely delightful. If a baby cat has just joined your household, you are definitely in for some adorable moments over the next few months. You’re also in for some pet parenting! Read on for some summer kitten care tips from a Seminole, FL vet. Visit The Vet Proper veterinary care … Read More »

Dog Party Day Tips

June 15, 2022
Dog Party Day Tips

There’s a pretty fun doggy holiday coming up. June 21st is Dog Party Day! Giving Fido a chance to run and play with his buddies can be just as adorable and entertaining as it sounds! However, there are some things to keep in mind. Read on as a Seminole, FL vet offers some tips on having your pup’s pals over. Guest List Having the right guest list can make a huge difference. Be sure to … Read More »

Keeping Fido Safe Near Water

June 01, 2022
Grayish Terrier swimming on waters

Are you planning to spend a lot of time near water this summer? Many of our canine companions absolutely love the water! However, pools and beaches can be very dangerous for Fido. A Seminole, FL vet discusses keeping your pup safe near water in this article. Don’t Force It Not all dogs like the water. If Fido seems nervous, don’t force him to go into it. He may end up even more scared of water … Read More »

Summer Paw Care For Dogs

May 15, 2022
Brownish dog paw on a human hand

Does your canine pal know cute paw tricks, such as Shake or Gimme Paw? Fido’s furry feet are pretty adorable. They’re also crucial to his health and happiness. After all, without them, he really couldn’t get around! Dogs’ paw pads are actually quite delicate. This is something to keep in mind as the hottest part of the year approaches. A Seminole, FL vet offers some tips on caring for your pup’s paws in this article. … Read More »

Getting Your Cat Ready For Summer

May 01, 2022
Gray adult cat with orange eyes in a cat swing

Summer is almost here! We may still have a bit of time before the worst of the heat hits, but it’s already getting pretty warm. The hot weather can be hard on our feline friends, so you’ll want to take steps to protect your kitty from the heat. A Seminole, FL vet offers some advice on this below. Grooming Kitties are pretty good at keeping themselves clean, but they do need some help with their … Read More »