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Tampa Bay Vets · 1Y ago

Top 5 New Year Resolutions for Your Pets

Thinking about making 2018 an even healthier year for your 4 legged companion? You are in good company! Here are the top 5 resolutions we hear from our clients: 1. Save more money every mont...
Tampa Bay Vets · 1M ago

Keeping Your Pet Calm and Happy on New Years Eve

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner! And the sounds of celebration – the horns, fireworks, continuous doorbells announcing guests – are great fun for people, but not always for our dog...
Tampa Bay Vets · 1M ago

My pet rat has severe bumblefoot. What can i do for him at home? I have Bactine, peroxide, iodine and Silver ointment but nothing is helping that rock-hard swelling and abscess. Please help!

Thank you for contacting us with your question! My name is Dr. Kristi Rhodes and I am a veterinarian at North Bay Animal Hospital. My interest is primarily in exotic animal medicine because ...
Tampa Bay Vets · 1Y ago

Holiday Travel: Preventing motion sickness in pets

The winter holiday season is rapidly approaching which means many families will be rushing on the road to meet their family members both near and far. According to a recent industry market s...
Tampa Bay Vets · 1Y ago

‘Tis The Season: Holiday Pet Safety Tips

Holiday Pet Safety Tips: As the holiday season arrives, it means that it is time to get all of our adornment out and begin decorating.  As our lights and trees go up, so do the very beautifu...
Tampa Bay Vets · 1M ago

Helping You Adjust to Your Pet’s New Abilities: Managing Neurological Disorders

Neurological disorders are diseases that affect the brain, spinal cord, or peripheral nerves (nerve after it exits the spinal cord). Symptoms range from seizures, head tilt, unsteady gait, w...
Tampa Bay Vets · 1Y ago

Protect Your Pets From The Cold

Cold Weather Is Here:  Fewer and fewer pets live outside as the human animal bond gets stronger.  Many of our family pets have migrated from our backyards to our bedrooms.  But, for those pe...
Tampa Bay Vets · 1M ago

FDA: Bones Not a Great Treat For Your Dog

Bones aren’t a great treat for your dog, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says. It’s understandable that you’d want to pamper your pooch. But if you’re doing so with bone treats, you (...
Tampa Bay Vets · 1Y ago

November is National Pet Diabetes Month

If you didn’t know your dog or cat could develop diabetes, you’re not alone. Many owners don’t realize diabetes can affect pets too, so learning that your dog or cat has the condition can le...
Tampa Bay Vets · 2M ago

Holiday Food Hazards For Pets

Be wary of holiday food hazards for pets! The following foods should be avoided. 1) Turkey / Ham and Bones: These foods can be high in fat and lead to pancreatitis even if eaten in small qua...