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Things We May Never Understand About Cats

Things We May Never Understand About Cats

February 15, 2022
Ginger cat with mouth wide open

Have you ever wondered why cats are so quirky? Kitties can be pretty purrplexing. We do know —or suspect–the reasons behind some of Fluffy’s odd behaviors. For instance, we know why cats knead their humans; not because they are trying to shred us, but because it reminds them of being kittens, as that motion stimulates milk flow. However, there are a few things we may never quite sort out about our feline pals. A local … 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 »

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 »

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 »

The Rules of Hugging Cats

June 01, 2021

Hug Your Cat Day is coming up June 4th. While we think kitties should be hugged every day, this is a purrfect time to show your furball some extra attention. However, there are a few things to keep in mind here … such as Fluffy’s opinion. As it turns out, cats have some pretty clear rules about cuddling. A local Seminole, FL vet lists some of them in this article. Don’t Force It Not all … Read More »

Posted in Behavior, Cat Care

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 »

Reasons Bunnies Make Great Pets

October 01, 2020

Are you considering adopting a new pet? If so, you may want to think about getting a rabbit. While these guys aren’t as popular as dogs or cats, they really do have some wonderful traits. A Seminole, FL veterinarian lists some of them below.  They’re Adorable First and foremost, bunnies are ridiculously cute. Floppy’s soft fur, cute face, and huge ears can really melt hearts!  Quiet We love our canine patients, but they can be … Read More »

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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 »

Signs That Your Cat is Healthy

February 01, 2020
cat with doctor

February is National Cat Health Month! While we are dedicated to keeping kitties healthy all year long, this is a great time to talk about Fluffy’s health. Your pet can’t really tell how she feels, so it’s up to you to monitor her health. Here, a Seminole, FL vet lists some signs that your feline friend is doing well. Good Checkup Results First and foremost, the best way to know if your furball is healthy … Read More »

Adopt a Shelter Dog

October 01, 2019

October is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month! Nothing melts our hearts quite as much as seeing before and after pictures of dogs that have been given second chances, and are thriving in their new homes. If you’re ready to bring a new canine companion into your life, please consider adopting a shelter dog. Here, a Seminole, FL vet discusses adopting a shelter dog. Benefits of Going To A Shelter There are some great benefits to … Read More »

Posted in Dog Care, General