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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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Manatee Awareness Day

November 15, 2022
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November is Manatee Awareness Month! While we usually write about pets, we also care very much about local wildlife. One animal that is in grave danger is a beloved Florida icon: the manatee. Manatees are in dire straits this year, due to the confluence of several threats. One major issue is a lack of sea grass in the Apollo River Basin, one of their main feeding grounds. Boats are another threat. It’s far too common … Read More »

7 Ways To Enrich Your Dog’s Life

September 01, 2022
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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 »

Spotlight On The Yorkie

August 01, 2022
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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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