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...

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,...