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Dog Training Tips

January 15, 2022
Dark brown doggy on leash with one paw up

January is Train Your Dog Month! If your canine companion hasn’t finished his petucation yet, this is a perfect time for it. While you don’t necessarily have to teach Fido advanced commands, he should know basic obedience commands. Sit, Stay, Heel, Come, and Lay Down are the five most crucial. Down and Leave It (or Drop It) are also very helpful. Of course, it will take time and patience to get your adorable student through … Read More »

Fido’s New Year’s Resolutions

January 01, 2022
Brownish Shih Tzu and a German Shepherd with party hats and wine glasses

Happy New Year! Are you making resolutions this year? If so, your pooch will be right there with you, cheering you on with tail wags and happy dances. In fact, Fido has a few goals of his own … and they’re pretty adorable. A Seminole, FL vet lists some of them below. Score More Bacon No surprises here. If Fido could list his favorite things ever, treats (and bacon) would probably be pretty high up … Read More »

6 Great Ways To Help Animals This Holiday Season

December 15, 2021

Happy Holidays! We love seeing photos of our furry patients getting pampered at this time of year. Unfortunately, there are many kitties out there who don’t have trees to climb or laps to curl up in. There are also many sweet homeless dogs who just want someone to love them and give them bacon and belly rubs. If you’re an animal lover, like us, you probably would love to help them. A Seminole, FL vet … Read More »

Decorating With Fido

December 01, 2021

One thing many of us love about the holiday season is seeing how people decorate. Many of you have at least one neighbor that goes all-out … unless of course you are that neighbor. Just keep your canine buddy in mind as you get your place ready for the holidays. A local Seminole, FL vet offers some advice on decorating for the season with Man’s Best Friend. Plants Many popular holiday plants are toxic to … Read More »

6 Purrfect Ways To Celebrate Black Cat Day

October 15, 2021

October 27th is Black Cat Day! Black kitties are just as sweet and lovable as any other cat, but they do suffer from the misconceptions those old wives’ tales caused. In fact, it can take as much as 13 percent longer for black cats to be adopted than it does other kitties. Even worse, they comprise as much as 40 percent of the kitties at some shelters. A Seminole, FL veterinarian suggests some ways to … Read More »

Doggy Adoption Shopping Checklist

October 01, 2021

October is Adopt A Dog Month! We always love seeing those ‘Gotcha Day’ posts, and we’re certainly hoping to see lots of them this year. Of course, adopting a new pooch means a few trips to the pet store. A Seminole, FL vet offers some shopping tips below. Food Fido will need a good, high-quality food, one that is appropriate for his age, size, breed, and lifestyle. If you know what kind of food your … Read More »

Keeping Your Dog Safe on the Fourth

July 01, 2021

The Fourth of July is just around the corner! This can be a scary holiday for Fido, and a dangerous one as well. In this article, a local Seminole, FL offers some tips on keeping your four-legged buddy safe over the next few weeks. Keep The Pup Hydrated Hydration is absolutely crucial at this time of year! Make sure that Fido always has cool, clean water to drink. If you take your fuzzy friend off … Read More »

Litterbox Training a Bunny

June 15, 2021

Did you know that rabbits can be litterbox trained? This is a huge plus in Floppy’s favor! Bunnies don’t take to litterboxes as quickly or naturally as cats do, though, so you will need to put some time and effort into training your little buddy to use one. In this article, a local Seminole, FL vet offers a few tips on how to litterbox train your bunny. Box You’ll need to get a few things … Read More »

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 »

Protect Your Pet From Holiday Stress

December 15, 2020

The holiday season is upon us! Things may not be quite as festive or busy this year as usual, with the pandemic going on, but there will still be plenty of seasonal events and festivities happening. This can actually be a pretty stressful time of year for our furry friends! Travel, visitors, decorations, loud noises, and schedule disruptions can all make your pet quite uneasy. Here, a local Seminole, FL vet offers some tips on … Read More »