Walking Your Canine Buddy

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It’s Walk Your Dog Week! October’s (somewhat) cool temperatures and clear days offer a great chance for getting out and about with your canine companion! While taking Fido for a walk isn’t exactly rocket science, there are some things to … Read More »

Summer Care for Pocket Pets

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Do you have a smaller pet, like a Guinea pig, gerbil, or bunny? If so, you may want to give your tiny furball some extra attention at this time of year. Heat can be rough on these guys! A local … Read More »

Tips for Adopting a Shelter Pet

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April 30th is Adopt A Shelter Pet Day! If you’re ready to adopt, please consider going through a shelter. This is a great way to find your new pet. A Tampa, FL vet offers some suggestions on this below. Take … 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 »

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 »

Apartment Decorating Tips for People With Cats

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Cats are very popular pets for people who live in apartments. This makes purrfect sense! Our feline pals are small and clean, and don’t need much space. They can also be left alone longer than dogs can without making a … Read More »

And Meow, A Word About Feral Cats

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Did you know that October 16th is National Feral Cat Day? There are far too many adorable kitties out there fending for themselves. Here, a Tampa, FL vet discusses feral cats, and offers tips on helping them. Feral or Stray? … Read More »

Senior Dog Health Care Tips

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Your dog’s senior years are a very special time. Although it can be a little bittersweet to see your old friend slowing down and going grey around the muzzle, older dogs truly make delightful pets. Your pup’s needs will change … Read More »

Holiday Gifts for Cats

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Happy Holidays! Have you finished your shopping yet? Or are you just getting started? Choosing the right gifts for people can be tricky! We may not be much help with picking things out for your friends and family, be we … Read More »

Signs of Arthritis in Dogs

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Did you know that arthritis is very common in older dogs? Arthritis in dogs is essentially the same as arthritis in people. It begins when Fido’s tendons and ligaments wear thin and lose elasticity, causing his bones to rub together. … Read More »