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  In a previous blog article we reviewed the importance of vaccines in dogs.   We think it important to have a deeper discussion on one specific vaccine against a bacterial disease called leptospirosis, or lepto for short.  While it is not considered a core, or required, vaccine, the lepto vaccine is still highly recommended for [...]

By |2019-06-17T23:17:39+00:00June 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Puppy Tips

Essential Tips For Your New Puppy   Bringing a new puppy home is such an exciting time. Our veterinarians want to share some tips to make the transition as easy as possible for both you and your new addition. Also take a look at our new puppy checklist post for more helpful information. Potty Training: [...]

By |2019-05-16T22:19:32+00:00December 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Puppy Checklist

Bringing Home a New Puppy   Bringing a new puppy home is one of the most exciting things you can do. Here is a short checklist to make sure you have everything you need to make your new family member feel right at home. Food and Water: This may seem like an obvious item on [...]

By |2018-12-12T10:12:43+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thanksgiving For Dogs

You’ve probably seen a lot of posts on social media about all the dangers your dog can get into on Thanksgiving. It is certainly true that we see plenty of sick pets during the holidays, often because they ingested something that they shouldn’t. Removing corn cobs that are lodged in the intestine and treating cases [...]

By |2018-12-12T10:12:45+00:00November 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vets in Oldsmar

The Veterinarians of West Park Animal Hospital If you live in or near Oldsmar, you know how hard it can be to find a good veterinarian that really cares about your pets. There are several things to consider when choosing a new animal hospital for your pet, and we know how personal this [...]

By |2019-05-16T22:18:17+00:00November 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

9 Reasons to Call Your Vet Immediately

We know you love your pet like they are family, and the truth is, if you are worried about anything your pet is experiencing, it is safest to have your veterinarian check them out to make sure everything is alright. We are always happy to help and would rather be safe than sorry. However, there [...]

By |2018-10-22T11:57:01+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Helping Your Pet Through a Storm

Even if your pet is normally calm, the sights, sounds, smells, and new environments that often come with a thunderstorm can be quite disorienting and scary for your four-legged friend. These are a few tips to help your pet through the storm season this summer: One of the most helpful techniques is to gradually attempt [...]

By |2019-05-16T22:25:01+00:00October 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vaccines and your Cats: What You Need To Know

As a follow-up to our previous post regarding canine vaccines, we would like to take some time to discuss the feline-specific vaccines that are available and recommended for your whiskery family members. As with their canine counterparts, the Veterinarians at West Park Animal Hospital will take your cat’s individual lifestyle and previous vaccine history into [...]

By |2019-10-28T20:14:56+00:00September 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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