COMMUNITY ANIMAL HOSPITALS

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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SPAY/NEUTER CLINIC

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

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SKIN DISORDERS

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

Dog Teeth Cleaning Special

VET DENTIST

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

PET WELLNESS EXAMS

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 is Myasthenia Gravis?

Myasthenia Gravis is a neuromuscular disorder that significantly impacts dogs and, to a lesser extent, cats. It is characterized by weakness and rapid fatigue of the voluntary muscles, stemming from a disruption in the communication between nerves and muscles. There are two primary forms of MG in pets: acquired and congenital. Symptoms in dogs and…

Possible Causes of Vomiting & Diarrhea in Pets

Vomiting and diarrhea in pets can be caused by a variety of factors, ranging from minor to serious. Some of the most common reasons include: It’s important to note that while occasional, mild vomiting or diarrhea can occur in healthy pets without a serious underlying cause, persistent, severe, or recurrent symptoms warrant a veterinary examination.…

Why Spaying is Good for Your Pet’s Health: Pyometra

he relationship between pyometra and spaying (the surgical removal of the ovaries and usually the uterus) is significant. Spaying a female dog or cat effectively removes the risk of developing pyometra because the uterus, which is the site of the infection, is usually removed during the procedure.

Bladder Stones in Cats

Bladder stones, also known as uroliths, are a common health issue in cats. These stones are hard collections of minerals that form in the urinary bladder.

Common Ailments in Florida Cats

As a pet owner, it is important to be aware of the most common ailments that can affect your cat. This knowledge can help you to identify potential problems early on and seek prompt veterinary care. Some of the most common cat ailments include diarrhea, urinary tract infections (UTIs), feline upper respiratory infection (URI), fleas…

Urinary Tract Infections in Cats (UTIs)

The most common cause of UTIs in cats is bacteria. Bacteria can enter the urinary tract through the urethra, which is the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. Bacteria can also enter the urinary tract through the kidneys.

Sepsis in Dogs

Sepsis in dogs is a severe and potentially life-threatening condition that can affect any dog. Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening condition caused by the body’s response to an infection. It occurs when the body’s immune system launches an overwhelming response to an infection, leading to widespread inflammation that can result in organ damage. In severe…

Ringworm in Cats

As a pet parent, the health and well-being of your feline friend are of utmost importance. But when your cat falls ill, it can be distressing to understand and manage the situation effectively. One common infection cats can suffer from is ringworm. Despite its name, ringworm is not caused by a worm but a fungus…

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…