Meow Like a Pirate Day

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Unless you are brand-new to Tampa, you probably know that the Bay area has a long history—and a bit of an obsession—with pirates. Yes, we may very well be the only city that celebrates being raided by pirates hundreds of … Read More »

Taking a Senior Dog Swimming

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Swimming is actually beneficial for older dogs. The water will support Fido’s weight, letting him get a cardio workout that doesn’t stress his bones and joints. This will help keep your pet from become obese, and will also keep his … Read More »

Pool Safety for Dogs

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There are many things to love about living in Florida. At the top of the list: warm, sunny weather. Unlike our friends and family in the north, we can enjoy swimming almost all year. Many of our canine pals also … Read More »

Adopting a Stray Cat

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Are you considering adopting a stray? There are definitely plenty of cute, homeless kitties in our local area. Perhaps you’ve noticed a scared furball hanging around your yard. Or maybe you found a hungry kitty that needed help, and took … Read More »

Pet Hurricane Preparedness Tips

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Hurricane season is approaching. We know, it’s been a bumpy year, but the pandemic won’t stop storms from forming. While we certainly hope that this season passes quietly, it’s always best to err on the side of caution and be … Read More »

Keeping Kitty Cool

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Summer is here! Heat is always a big topic for Florida’s veterinarians at this time of year. Our summers can be absolutely sweltering. Hot weather can be tough on our feline patients. Fluffy is wearing a fur coat, and she … Read More »

Take Your Pet to Work Week

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Take Your Pet To Work Week starts June 22nd. If you’re working from home, as many people are these days, you may actually find yourself taking your work to your pet. A local Tampa, FL vet offers some tips on … Read More »

Things Your Cat Wants You to Know

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Our feline friends are very interesting animals, to say the least. Fluffy is cute and cuddly, but she’s also a fierce predator. She’s also quite silly at times, and can be more than a bit opinionated. If your pet were … Read More »

Summer Senior Dog Care

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Summer is just around the corner! We probably don’t have to tell you that Tampa summers can get pretty hot. Those sweltering temperatures can also be tough on Fido, especially as he ages. Read on as a local Tampa, FL … Read More »

Signs That Your Cat is in Pain

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Cats are small, but they have pretty big purrsonalities. Fluffy is also quite charismatic, and sometimes a bit demanding. Your pet may not speak your language, but she won’t have a hard time getting her point across when she wants … Read More »