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Your Pet has Periodontitis

Periodontitis is a serious gum disease that can affect both dogs and cats, leading to a range of health issues. It’s important to recognize the signs so that you can seek veterinary…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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BLADDER STONES IN DOGS & CATS

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.…

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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…

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THE COMMON COLD & A NEW NORMAL

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…

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