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Adopt A Rescued Rabbit Month

Adopt A Rescued Rabbit Month

February 01, 2022
Brown rabbit on a grass with small yellow flowers

February is Adopt A Rescued Rabbit Month! We’re definitely ‘hoppy’ to support this cause. Bunnies are one of the most frequently rehomed animals. This is very sad, because they make wonderful pets. A Seminole, FL vet discusses adopting a rescued bunny below. Rehoming Issue Why are bunnies so often rehomed? Much—though not all—of this has to do with the fact that people often give them to kids as Easter presents. This can make for some … Read More »

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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 »

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 »

Caring For An Arthritic Dog

November 15, 2021

Did you know that as many as 80 percent of dogs over the age of eight have arthritis? This painful condition can’t be treated, but there are things you can do to manage it and keep your canine pal comfortable as he ages. Here, a Seminole, FL veterinarian discusses caring for an arthritic pup. Veterinary Care Make sure that your furry friend sees his doctor regularly. While arthritis can’t be cured, it can be managed. … Read More »

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Adopting A Senior Dog: Helping Fido Settle

November 01, 2021

November is Adopt A Senior Dog Month! There are far too many sweet senior dogs in shelters, who really just want someone to love them. While puppies are super cute and lots of fun, there’s also a lot to be said for having a calm, lovable older pet that just wants to nap at your feet. Of course, going to a new home is a big deal for Fido, so he’ll need time to adjust. … Read More »

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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 »

Food Safety For Pets

September 01, 2021
Food Safety For Pets

September is National Food Safety Month! Nutrition plays a huge role in your beloved pet’s overall health and well-being. However, eating unsafe foods is extremely dangerous for our furry friends. A Seminole, FL vet discusses food safety for pets in this article. Unsafe Foods Pets are often very interested in what we are eating. They’re also pretty good about convincing us to share. However, not everything on your plate is safe for your furry buddy. … Read More »

Signs of Anxiety in Dogs

May 01, 2021

Dog Anxiety Awareness Week starts May 2nd. This is actually a much more important topic than many people realize. Just like people, dogs can suffer from mental and emotional distress, and can be affected by things like fear, stress, depression, and anxiety. However, Fido can’t tell you how he feels. It’s important for you to know what to look for. A local Seminole, FL vet lists some of the signs of doggy anxiety in this … Read More »

Resolutions for People With Senior Dogs

January 01, 2021

Happy New Year! Is your canine buddy getting up there in years? If so, you’ll want to pay some extra attention to Fido in the coming year. A local Seminole, FL vet suggests resolutions for people with older dogs in this article. Keep Up With Veterinary Care Just like people, dogs become more prone to developing certain health issues as they age. At this point in Fido’s life, it becomes very important to stay on … Read More »

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Signs That You’re a Responsible Dog Owner

September 01, 2020

September is Responsible Dog Ownership Month. Dogs are truly wonderful pets. However, it takes work to keep them happy, healthy, and safe. Fido needs more than bacon and belly rubs to thrive! Read on as a Seminole, FL vet lists some key indications that you’re a responsible dog owner.  Preventative Care Fleas and ticks can not only make your cute pet miserably itchy: they can also carry dangerous diseases. Make sure Fido is current on … Read More »

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