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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 »

Holiday Hazards for Pets

December 01, 2020

WIth the holidays approaching, many people are busy cooking, shopping, and decorating. Your pet will be paying very close attention as you prepare for this year’s festivities! Just put your furry pal’s health and safety first. This can be a dangerous time of year for our animal companions. Read on as a Seminole, FL veterinarian lists some of the dangers you should be aware of. Food Food is one of the top concerns. Dogs are … Read More »

Halloween Safety for Dogs

October 15, 2020

Autumn is here, and it’s finally cooled down a bit. Many of our canine patients are loving the weather, as they get to run and play more comfortably. While we don’t get the foliage or colder temperatures that our northern buddies do, there are still a few seasonal concerns for dog owners to be aware of. A Seminole, FL vet discusses Halloween safety for dogs in this article.  Decorations Man’s Best Friend is very curious … Read More »

Taking Your Cat to the Vet

August 15, 2020

August 22nd is Take Your Cat To The Vet Day! (It’s also National Tooth Fairy Day, but we’ll leave that one to the dentists.) Your feline pal probably won’t be thrilled to find herself being put into a carrier when she was planning to take another nap. However, kitties are much healthier—and therefore happier—with proper veterinary care. In this article, a Seminole, FL vet discusses bringing Fluffy to the doctor. Use A Carrier Fluffy should … Read More »

Keeping Fido Cool

July 01, 2020

Florida summers are absolutely beautiful. They can also be absolutely sweltering. That can be a problem for our canine companions, however. Fido gets hot very quickly in summer! Here, a Seminole, FL vet offers some tips on keeping your pup cool. Water Make sure your pooch always fresh, clean water available. If you have a yard, you’ll want to keep water bowls outdoors as well. You may want to get Fido a pet fountain. Many … Read More »

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 »

6 Ways Your Pet Can Help You Through The Coronavirus Pandemic

April 03, 2020

6 Ways Your Pet Can Help You Through The Coronavirus Pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed almost every aspect of our lives, and in a very short time. Understandably, many people are frightened and uneasy now, as lockdowns and quarantine restrictions roll out across the country. Aside from washing our hands, self-isolation and social distancing are the best things we can do to protect ourselves and our loved ones. As it turns out, people … Read More »

FAQ About Pets and Coronavirus

April 02, 2020

FAQ About Pets and Coronavirus One thing that we’ve all had to adjust to during the COVID-19 pandemic is how quickly the virus is spreading and how much it has changed our lives. News about it is everywhere, but often leads to more questions than answers. Many people are still unsure about what this pandemic means for pets. Here, a local veterinarian answers some common questions from pet owners. Does Coronavirus Affect Animals? The word … Read More »