Things That Are Toxic to Pets

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Pets are very curious, which is one of the things that is the most fun about them. However, that inquisitiveness can backfire. Our furry friends don’t know what is and isn’t safe for them to eat or play with. Given … Read More »

Holiday Hazards for Cats

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It’s that time of year again! There might not be quite as much hustle and bustle this year as usual, but many of us are still enjoying putting up some decorations and spending some quality time with our loved ones. … Read More »

Arthritis in Cats

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Did you know that arthritis is very common in our feline friends? In fact, as many as 90 percent of cats  over aged 12 are afflicted. This painful condition can have a serious impact on your furry pal’s quality of … Read More »

Helping a Senior Dog Adjust

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November is Adopt A Senior Dog Month! Dogs in their golden years make truly wonderful pets. However, they often have a hard time getting adopted. If you’ve decided to give one lucky pup a great retirement home, you definitely have … 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 »

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 »

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 »

Why Isn’t My Cat Using Her Bathroom Properly?

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Did you know that about one in every 10 cats will experience some kind of litter box aversion at some point in their lives? It’s not unlikely that your cat will shun her bathroom at one time or another. Get … Read More »