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Dog Care

Storm Safety For Pets

November 01, 2022
Ginger cat with a white knitted scarf

Hurricane Ian may be over, but the wake of devastation it left is still dominating the news. While those of us in the Bay area escaped the worst of the storm, our neighbors just to the south suffered catastrophic damage. Unfortunately, devastating storms are becoming more and more frequent. While this year’s storm season is (hopefully) over, every year brings the chance of another. A local Seminole, FL vet offers some advice on helping your … Read More »

Spoodle Day

October 01, 2022
Spoodle running with tongue sticking out

Did you know that October 11th is Spoodle Day? This can be a bit confusing, as there are a few types of spoodles. One is a utensil, and technically is a mix between a spoon and a ladle. (We’ll leave celebrating these to the chefs and foodies out there.) The other type of Spoodle is much more in our wheelhouse! This is a relatively new dog breed that has become quite popular in a very … 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 »

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 »

Give Your Yard A Pupgrade

April 15, 2022
Brownish Pomeranian dog on a grassy yard

One great thing about living in Florida is the fact that we get to enjoy warm weather all year long. That’s a huge plus for anyone who enjoys gardening and/or yard work. Want to make your yard more dog-friendly? Read on! A Seminole, FL veterinarian lists some ways to do that in this article. Improve Your Fencing This is probably the most important thing you can do, as far as your canine companion’s safety is … Read More »

Reading Fido’s Body Language

April 01, 2022
Black big dog looking sheepishly

Dog Bite Prevention Week starts April 10th. Did you know that there are over 4 million dog bites in the US every year? You may often hear stories about how dogs attacked suddenly, and without warning. While this does happen sometimes, in many cases Fido actually has given plenty of warning. People just don’t know how to read his signals! One of the best ways to prevent bites is to know how to read canine … Read More »

Puppy Care Tips

March 15, 2022
Puppy dog in a human arm sleeping soundly

Have you recently adopted a puppy? If so, you’ll want to make note on your calendar: March 23rd is National Puppy Day! Our canine companions are always cute, but they are never more adorable than they are during that charming toddler stage. A local Seminole, FL vet offers some advice on puppy care below. Be Consistent Those first few weeks and months will very much set the stage for your relationship with little Fido. Keep … Read More »