FAQ-Covid-19, Pets, Veterinary Care

In uncertain times like we are currently experiencing; we know you’ll have a lot of concerns and questions. As veterinarians, we’ll attempt to answer some of the common questions we’ve been receiving and address how our hospital is responding to this epidemic. We know the stress of a pet being sick during this time can [...]

By |2020-04-30T18:57:55+00:00March 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Wonderful World of Wildlife

Spring and summer bring many wonderful occurrences- nice weather, Easter egg hunts, and baby animals! From middle to late March into August and even occasionally September, our local wildlife will be carrying out their biological instinct and a lot of new babies will be making their way into the ecosystem. While they may look cute [...]

By |2020-03-12T15:54:00+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Do I Know If My Pet Is In Pain?

    Today, we attempt to tackle the giant topic of pain management in our four-legged family members. In the grand scheme of veterinary medicine, this is actually a fairly recent concept and there is still a lot of research and work to be done. There are unfortunately also a lot of misconceptions about pain [...]

By |2019-12-23T18:27:21+00:00December 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Does Bloodwork Really Mean?

You may have heard your veterinarian recommend bloodwork for your four-legged family member during one of your visits. There are a lot of reasons why your veterinarian may have thought this was important. It is also good to know that not all bloodwork is the same. There are literally thousands of different combinations that can [...]

By |2019-11-01T18:10:10+00:00November 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Your Veterinarian Wants You To Know About Intestinal Parasites

  We'll admit that we are a little obsessed about poop. More specifically, our veterinarians obsess about the parasites that it can contains. There is a surprising amount of important information about intestinal parasites. Unfortunately, intestinal parasites do not often get the attention and respect they deserve as a cause of illness in our four-legged [...]

By |2019-09-26T20:44:57+00:00September 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Canine Influenza

If you follow the news or take your pet to boarding or day care facilities routinely, you may have heard about the canine influenza virus.  This virus is actually a fairly recent discovery in the veterinary world.  There is also still a lot being learned about it.  For these reasons, there are a lot of [...]

By |2019-08-14T19:11:39+00:00August 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Beat That Summertime Heat

It’s that time of year again in Florida…when stepping outside feels like you have taken a blow dryer to the face. The rest of the world calls this time of year summer! While we’re dealing with frizzy humidity-ridden hair and making sure we’re wearing sunscreen, our furry friends are facing a few of their own [...]

By |2019-07-17T01:58:14+00:00July 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Leptospirosis

  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

Lumps, Bumps, and Growths-Oh My!

You’ve found a lump on your dog or cat and you want to know what to do. It is certainly reasonable to worry about this new growth and have it checked. This is one of the most common things our veterinarians are asked to examine. Our doctors schedules routinely have appointments for “check cyst”, “lump [...]

By |2019-04-11T23:37:10+00:00April 11th, 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