Cold Laser Therapy

Just what is cold laser therapy? More and more veterinarians are recommending cold laser therapy as a means to help their patients with acute and chronic medical problems. Commonly known as LLLT, cold or soft laser, it is a form of photo therapy which involves the...

The Holidays and Your Pet

With the holidays fast approaching we are all anticipating the wonderful sights, sounds and foods of the season. Our pets however experience a unique set of circumstances that can put them at risk for needing medical care. It is our intention to help you and your...

Your pet & Chocolate!

Let’s face it most of us find chocolate anything irresistible. Seriously there should be a chocoholic’s anonymous!  While WE may experience an expanding waistline from our indulgences, our PET’S can actually be poisoned by theirs. You see chocolate...

MICROCHIP

A lot of pet parents have their pets micro chipped but do not fully understand the process. The following information is intended to clarify a few missed conceptions. First and most important, A microchip is NOT a tracking device, it does not function like an automobile lojack.

Beware of the Bufo

                                Toad poisoning Legend has it that when the princess kissed the ugly frog it turned into a handsome prince and they lived happily ever after. In truth, there is a toad (which looks like a frog, but is usually larger and typically flat...

Introducing a New Cat to Your Family

Before introducing cats, it is helpful to understand their natural behavior. Feral cats typically live in matrilineal, related colonies. Male cats may travel among a number of colonies. When an adult female cat enters the colony, they are typically driven away by the...

All About Fleas

Fleas are a year-round problem in Florida and besides being a nuisance, can cause disease. Contrary to popular belief, fleas cannot fly, but they can jump surprisingly high and far for their size – almost three feet! In an animal who’s very sensitive to flea saliva,...

Thinking about a new pet?

If you are considering a new pet the first thing to contemplate is your lifestyle. Will you be home with the dog or cat all day or are you away from home most of the day. In the case of a dog, their “bathroom” needs must be considered as they need to be taken out on a...