Veterinarian in St. Pete

Our commitment is to provide only the best veterinary medical care throughout the life of your pet. Our services and facilities are designed to assist in the routine preventative care for young, healthy pets; early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages; and complete medical and surgical care as necessary during his or her lifetime.

Our veterinary staff provides excellence in animal medical care.  Contact our Professional Veterinary Staff at (727) 592-1816 for your questions, or to schedule an appointment.

St. Pete Veterinary Services
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Spaying or neutering your pet is an important part of keeping them healthy and happy.

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Our team of experienced veterinarians is equipped to treat a wide range of skin disorders.

Dog Teeth Cleaning Special


Dogs and cats need regular dental services just like people do.


Wellness exams do more to prevent disease than they do to diagnose illness.

“The staff here is just amazing and caring. I would recommend CAH to anyone looking for some help by people who care!”

Kristen Ellis, 
Google Review, December 17, 2022

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Informative Pet Care Articles

What Makes a Good Companion Animal?

Dogs are known to be empathetic animals. They have the ability to pick up on and respond to their owners’ emotional states. Studies have shown that dogs can recognize emotions in humans through their body language, vocalizations, and scent. They can also mimic human emotions, such as happiness, sadness, and fear.

Why do dogs eat feces?

Yeah, we don’t want to discuss it either, but it needs to be talked about. Why do dogs eat poop? Eating feces, also known as coprophagia, is a common behavior among dogs, although not all dogs exhibit this behavior. There are several reasons why dogs may eat poop: NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES Dogs may eat feces if…

Microchip or GPS Tracker?

Which is best for your pet? The easy answer is to use both, but the truth of the matter is that you are probably better off just using a GPS tracker. The Problem with Microchips in the U.S. Finding the owner of a microchipped pet can be a long and confusing process, mainly because there is…

Managing Osteoarthritis Pain in Cats

As cats age, they can develop osteoarthritis, a condition in which the cartilage between their joints breaks down, causing pain and stiffness. If you suspect that your cat may be suffering from osteoarthritis, it’s important to take them to the vet for an examination and to discuss possible treatments. To help you understand more about…

What is the BARF Diet?

The B.A.R.F Diet The pet BARF diet has a variety of potential benefits, including: – Improved digestion Stronger immune system Shinier coats and healthier skin Improved breath Reduced allergies More natural nutrient absorption Balanced energy levels throughout the day Better overall health & vitality The BARF diet is a popular option for pet owners who…

Protecting Your Pets From Heatstroke

As the weather heats up, it’s important to take extra care to protect your pets from the dangers of heatstroke, and the best way to do so is by being aware of the dangers of heatstroke for your animals. Animals can be susceptible to heatstroke if they are outside pets, overweight, or have a short…

Why Your Pet Needs Dental X-rays

WHY DO DOGS NEED DENTAL X-RAYS Dogs need dental x-rays for the same reason people need dental x-rays: To discover what is hidden from view. Pets cannot say “Hey Doc, it hurts right here”. Veterinarians must find a pet’s dental disease with very little help from the patient. However, it is much easier to find…

Bone Loss, and the argument for teeth cleaning

For a large part of the human population, cleaning of their pet’s teeth is considered a luxury.   It’s assumed that toys and treats can replace the need for regularly scheduled & routine maintenance, performed by a veterinary professional. Bone loss is something that nobody considers when they think about dental health. Pet owners consider cavities…


Bladder stones in dogs and cats are more common than many pet owners are willing to accept.  However, there are things you can do to prevent them… or prevent them from returning. Most owners never suspect that their pet has bladder stones.  If they suspect a medical issue, the first thought is urinary tract infection. …

New Hours

New Hours for Community Animal Hospitals The Covid crisis has created many challenges for us over the last few months. One of them is the ability to find and hire qualified people for our team. Because of this issue, the staff at CAH have been working later hours and more days, to keep up with…


Social distancing is the new normal.  It’s not going away.  We have seen an escalation of super viruses over the last couple of decades, which all mutate. Covid-19 is just the most recent of a large family of viruses that all cause cold-like symptoms, which can escalate quickly into pneumonia, if not treated.  In fact,…