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Frozen Treats for Fido

April 01, 2019

Summer is just around the corner! Florida isn’t exactly known for having mild summers. When it gets hot, many of us like to cool off by reaching for a cold treat. Why not make something for your dog? In this article, a Brandon, FL vet lists some frozen snacks you can make for Fido. Pupsicles For this one, you’ll want to start by filling an ice cube tray with fresh water or sodium free broth. … Read More »

Posted in Dog Care, General

Tips For Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth

March 15, 2019

Did you know that brushing your dog’s teeth is one of the best things you can do to keep his mouth and teeth healthy? Just like people, our canine companions can develop some very painful dental issues, such as gum disease, abscesses, cracked or broken teeth, and misalignments. However, doggy dental care is often overlooked, even by the most loving pet parents. A local Brandon, FL vet offers tips on brushing Fido’s teeth in this … Read More »

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Cat Care for Apartment Dwellers

March 01, 2019

Cats are often the number one choice of pet for people who live in apartments. One reason for this is simply that most apartment complexes and landlords accept cats, while many don’t allow dogs. Fluffy also doesn’t need much room. However, if you and your feline pal live in an apartment, you’ll want to take some steps to make your home safe, fun, and comfy for your kitty. A Brandon, FL vet offers tips on … Read More »

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Great Ways to Celebrate National Dog Biscuit Day

February 15, 2019

Dogs have many adorable habits, but one of the cutest ones is the way they get excited when you hold up a treat. In fact, Fido’s enthusiasm for snacks has inspired an adorable doggy holiday. February 23rd is National Dog Biscuit Day! Read on as a Brandon, FL vet offers some tips on making Fido’s favorite day fun and special. Make A Homemade Snack Store-bought treats are great, but you can also make some snacks … Read More »

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Tips for Walking Your Dog

February 01, 2019

Does your dog get excited when you grab his leash? Those daily strolls aren’t just important for sanitary reasons. They’re actually very beneficial to Fido, and are great for him, both mentally and physically. In this article, a Brandon, FL vet discusses walking your canine buddy. Training Does your canine friend know basic doggy obedience commands, such as Sit, Stay, Heel, Come, and Lay Down? If not, take Fido back to school. Teaching your pooch … Read More »

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6 Reasons to Adopt a Senior Dog

November 01, 2018

November is Adopt a Senior Dog Month. Dogs are still just as sweet, loyal, and loving as seniors as they are when they are puppies. Unfortunately, pups in their golden years often have a very hard time getting adopted. This is very sad, because they really can make amazing pets. Read on as a Valrico, FL vet lists some great reasons to adopt an older pooch. Less Activity Needs Fido is pretty active when he … Read More »

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Tips for Bathing Your Cat

October 15, 2018

Cats are very clean pets, which is one reason they are so popular. Fluffy may spend hours each day carefully grooming herself. However, some people do like to bathe their kitties. This is fine, as long as your vet doesn’t object. Read on as a local Brandon, FL vet offers tips on giving Fluffy a bath. Prep Work Before bringing Fluffy into the bathroom, put a mat down in the tub or sink. You may … Read More »

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Tips for Creating a Catio

September 15, 2018

Do you keep your feline friend indoors? If so, that’s great! Fluffy may think she’s invincible, but she’s actually pretty small, and is very vulnerable in the great outdoors. Cars, weather, other kitties, gators, and heat can all endanger outdoor cats. However, there’s no reason your pet can’t enjoy a taste of nature. Read on as a local Valrico, FL vet offers tips on setting up a catio. Picking The Spot A screened in porch … Read More »

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Helping Your Cat Beat the Heat

September 01, 2018

As you have probably noticed, Florida summers can be scorching hot. This time of year can be pretty tough on pets, especially kitties. Read on as a local Brandon, FL vet offers tips on helping Fluffy stay cool this summer. Water Make sure your kitty always has fresh water. You may want to get Fluffy a pet fountain. Many cats actually prefer to drink running water! Cold Snack Fluffy can have some sodium-free broth as … Read More »

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Taking Fido to the Beach

August 15, 2018

Florida’s gorgeous sandy beaches are the envy of our friends and family to the north. Dogs also love to run and play at the shore! Just be sure to keep your pet’s safety in mind when taking him to a beach. A Valrico, FL vet discusses doggy beach safety below. Swim Lessons Not all dogs are natural swimmers. Some pooches even need to be taught how to do the doggy paddle! If your canine friend … Read More »

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