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What Pet Vaccinations Does My Dog Need?

What Pet Vaccinations Does My Dog Need?

As a responsible pet owner you realize keeping your dog healthy is extremely important. In order to keep your dog healthy you need to vaccinate your dog against common diseases.  These pet vaccinations are provided by your local Naples animal hospital. Most all dog owners understand that their dog needs to be vaccinated against rabies, and are also aware that there are state and county laws rega...

Human Meds Can Be Toxic to Pets

Human Meds Can Be Toxic to Pets

Drug toxicity is a serious matter, be it an overdose or accidentally ingested by your pet. Both human and pet medications pose a significant risks on your pet’s health. Be mindful in giving meds to your pets in Naples unless otherwise advised by your Naples Veterinarian. In most cases, accidental ingestion or over dosage of human meds by pets cause our furry friends to have kidney or liver failu...

Keep Your Pets in Naples Away from Toxic Plants

Keep Your Pets in Naples Away from Toxic Plants

Curious or bored pets in Naples can sometimes ingest or eat your house plants and flowers. What you might not know is that there are certain plants that are extremely toxic once ingested by your pets. Your pets in Naples are of great danger if not treated right away. For your pet’s safety, make sure you know how to identify which of these plants are toxic and non-toxic. If you suspect your pet h...

Toxic Foods to Pets – Naples Veterinarians

Toxic Foods to Pets – Naples Veterinarians

When it comes to food, cats and dogs are curious by nature. Aside from their curiosity, they are also very good at begging for something. We simply couldn’t resist those cute eyes begging for a taste of whatever we may be eating or cooking. However, there are certain foods that can be deadly to your pet’s health.  Chocolates, in particular, may sound delicious to you but are actually dangerou...

What to do When Your Dog Has an Upset Stomach

What to do When Your Dog Has an Upset Stomach

Dogs like to explore and get into things and sometimes that curiosity can get them into trouble and give them an upset stomach. It is always a good idea to check with your Naples veterinarian before trying any home remedies, but sometimes that may not be so convenient.  The article below has some good tips on what to do to settle that stomach down. Note:  If your dog is vomiting excessively, ha...

Learn About Strokes in Dogs – Animal Hospital Naples FL

Learn About Strokes in Dogs – Animal Hospital Naples FL

The American Animal Hospital Association offers excellent information for pet owners on a wide variety of subjects. The article below has very important information about strokes in dogs and understanding the different types of strokes and their signs.  As an accredited AAHA Animal Hospital we highly recommend the Pets Matter Newsletter put out by the AAHA. By Sharon Seltzer Strokes in dogs are ...

Naples Veterinarians – Signs of Diabetes in Your Dog or Cat

Naples Veterinarians – Signs of Diabetes in Your Dog or Cat

Some diseases are very insidious and tend to become “full blown” before we are aware there is a problem. Diabetes Mellitus is one of those diseases in both humans and our pets. This is a bad one when neglected, but if early diagnosis is made and treatment is started this disease can usually be controlled and the afflicted pet will be able to live a relatively normal life. Early detection is of...

Preventive Health Care Tips For Dogs Naples FL

Preventive Health Care Tips For Dogs Naples FL

Remember Annual Naples Veterinary Visits We are well aware that a yearly Naples veterinary visit is essential, right? What you may not know is that the best way to protect your pet from illnesses is through preventative health care.  At Town & Country Animal Hospital, we help to bring some preventative measures to keep your dog’s health on track. Your pet’s health and safety are alway...