The most important way to prevent a heartbreaking loss is to make sure your pet is always wearing identification—or at the very least, microchipped. If your pet should become lost, here are some steps to take that will hopefully help get them back home to you sooner: Call the microchip provider to verify they have … Read moreJuly is National Lost Pet Prevention Month
Fireworks, whether they’re at a distance or going off next door, can send your pet into a panic. If your best friend has an extreme reaction to the noise such as heavy panting, drooling, shaking, hiding, or trying to escape, your Gulf Coast veterinarian may be able to help with medication or herbal remedies. You … Read moreRed, White, & Prepared
Serious summer heat is coming and many animals—especially those outdoors—struggle to keep cool because they can’t process heat as effectively as we do. This is a particular danger in south Florida. Triple-digit temps are coming, and we need to be prepared. There are several steps you can take as a pet parent to make sure … Read moreThe Heat is On: Safeguard Your Pet With These Helpful Tips.
Fleas. Ticks. Roundworm, heartworm, and tapeworm. Our animals are a walking buffet to them, and once they’re on your dog or cat, it’s a short ride on the pet express to your home and family. Many of these parasites and the diseases they carry are zoonotic—meaning they can be transmitted to humans. While we always … Read moreParasites Really Bug Your Pet!
It’s a day when we remember those we’ve lost to military conflict. It’s also the unofficial start of summer and one of America’s biggest party days. It’s very likely, of course, that Memorial Day will look a little different this year. Even in this age of social distancing, you can still have a little cookout … Read moreCelebrating Our Veterans & Protecting Our Pets