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Helping Your Cat Beat The Heat

May 01, 2024
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Summer may officially be a few weeks off, but here in Florida, temperatures have already hit ‘sweltering.’ With the arrival of that scorching summer weather, it’s crucial for pet owners to start taking precautions to protect their animal friends from the heat. Continue reading to discover valuable advice from a local North Redington Beach, FL veterinarian on safeguarding your beloved cat from that summertime heat. How Can I Keep My Kitty Cool In Summer? Florida … Read More »

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Pallas Cat Day

April 15, 2024

You’ve heard the saying that every dog has its day. Well, we think every kitty also deserves a special day. We’re putting one very cute and mysterious cat at center stage for this one. April 23rd is Pallas Cat Day! Read on as a local vet discusses this charming (and perhaps a bit grumpy) feline. What Is A Pallas Cat? Pallas cats are a rather elusive, beautiful species of wild cats. They have fluffy coats, … Read More »

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Dog Bite Prevention Week

April 01, 2024

Dog Bite Prevention Week always takes place during the second week of April. This is a pretty serious issue. Every year, roughly 4.5 people are bitten by dogs. While fortunately many of those bites do not cause serious injury, many do require medical treatment, and a small number result in severe injuries. A local veterinarian goes over some information about dog bites in this article. What Are The Statistics On Dog Bites? The figures on … Read More »

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How To Groom A Senior Cat

January 15, 2024

One of the many wonderful things about cats is their cleanliness. Fluffy will groom herself daily, making sure that her fur stays soft, shiny, and free of tangles. In fact, she may spend up to a third of her waking hours grooming herself As your kitty ages, you may notice that she doesn’t care as much about her beauty regime as she once did. At this stage, she might actually need some help. Here are … Read More »

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Choosing An Exotic Pet

November 15, 2023

Did you know that exotic pets are becoming more popular? This really isn’t surprising. Not only are many exotic pets very cute and unique, many are small and quiet, which makes them a good match for apartment dwellers. However, there are some things to consider before adopting one. A local Seminole, FL vet offers some advice on this below. Check Legality Before adopting an exotic pet, make sure that you are legally allowed to have … Read More »

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Adopting A Senior Dog

November 01, 2023

November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month! We’re always happy to share the word about animal causes, and that definitely includes pets in their golden years. Senior dogs often have a very hard time competing with puppies, and sometimes take a very long time to get adopted. That’s very sad, because they make very sweet and loving pets. A local Seminole, FL vet offers some advice on adopting a pup in his golden years. Benefits … Read More »

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Cute Ways To Celebrate Cattober

October 01, 2023

Did you adopt your feline buddy from a shelter? If so, you’ll want to put a pawprint on your calendar for October 9th: it’s Cattober, the unofficial shelter kitty birthday. Since you won’t know exactly when your furry pal was born, you can celebrate Fluffy’s birthday on the 9th. A local Seminole, FL  vet lists a few fun ways to brighten up your kitty’s day in this article. Get Fluffy A Celebratory Plant If your … Read More »

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Making Veterinary Appointments Easier On Your Cat

August 15, 2023
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August 22nd may very well be one of Fluffy’s least favorite days of the year: it’s Take Your Cat To The Vet Day! Proper veterinary care is crucial to your feline pal’s health and well-being, but Fluffy isn’t entirely onboard. Those appointments can be quite stressful for kitties! That’s why we’ve gone Fear Free. We do everything we can on our end to help our furry patients feel safe and comfortable. There are also some … Read More »

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Cats That Swim

August 01, 2023

Does your kitty hate water? If so, Fluffy is in good company. Cats are known for having strong opinions about certain things. We all know that most of our feline friends are definitely not fond of loud noises, car rides, or getting wet. However, as the saying says, there are exceptions to every rule. That’s true in this case as well. A Seminole, FL vet discusses cats that swim in this article. Fluffy And Water … Read More »

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Time for a short “paws”

April 26, 2023
Time for a short “paws”

The spring graduation season is just around the corner and Dr. Kathy is proud to share that her daughter will be walking across the stage to accept her diploma! As such, Dr. Kathy’s Veterinary Care will be closed beginning Wednesday, May 3rd through Wednesday, May 10th, reopening Thursday, May 11th. So, plan ahead and get your pet’s refills now by giving us a call or visiting our online store. https://drkathys.vetsfirstchoice.com/ Should your pet need care … Read More »

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