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Senior Dog Care – What Naples Pet Owners Should Know

Senior Dog Care – What Naples Pet Owners Should Know

As your dog ages, many of his basic needs, from diet to exercise, will begin to change. This guide will help you understand what it takes your senior dog care and make them happy and healthy. Dogs are very good at hiding their health problems and as an owner, it’s your responsibility to keep an eye on your senior dog to ensure that you are adjusting his routine to match changes in his ...

August 15th is Check the Chip Day in Naples

August 15th is Check the Chip Day in Naples

Check the Chip Day is a Great Reminder for Pet Owners Microchips greatly increase the chances that pets will be reunited with their families if they are lost or stolen…but a microchip only works if its registration information is accurate. To remind pet owners to have their pets microchipped and to keep the registration information up-to-date, AVMA and the American Animal Hospital Associati...

Pet Ear Infections – A Common Condition in Dogs and Cats

Pet Ear Infections – A Common Condition in Dogs and Cats

Pet ear infections are very common in both cats and dogs and at some point in their life, they’ll most likely suffer from this painful disease. There are two different types of ear infections, otitis media, where the middle of your pet’s ear is inflamed, and otitis interna which is inflammation of your pet’s inner ear. Yeast and bacteria cause both of these ear infections that affect your ad...

National Walk Your Pet Month

National Walk Your Pet Month

National Walk Your Pet Month in Naples FL If you’re one of the 45% of Americans who make New Year’s Resolutions, chances are that weight loss and/or exercising more often is among them. You probably already know about the health benefits of losing weight. There’s less stress on your joints, your heart, etc. But did you know that when your pet loses weight, he or she enjoys the same benefits?...

Veterinarian in Naples : Seek Veterinary Advice When It Comes to Life & Death Decisions

Veterinarian in Naples : Seek Veterinary Advice When It Comes to Life & Death Decisions

As pet owners, we only want what’s best for our beloved companions. We treat them just like our own children, give them the best tender loving care suitable for their needs. But what if this strong bond we have with our pets create exceptional struggles and challenges when it comes to healthcare related issues? Sometimes, pet owners could go beyond what is expected and tends to project what they...

Pet Immunizations : Side Effects After Having Been Vaccinated

Pet Immunizations : Side Effects After Having Been Vaccinated

Pet immunizations help prevent numerous diseases that affect pets. Vaccinating your pet has long been thought of one of the easiest ways to help him enjoy a long, healthy existence. Not only are there different vaccines for different diseases, there actually are different types and combinations of vaccines. Vaccination is a procedure that has risks and benefits that must be weighed for every pet...

Labor Day Pet Safety Tips

Labor Day Pet Safety Tips

Many people take this day once a year to celebrate as a tribute to all their hard work over the past year. Many people will gather with friends and families and enjoy games, picnics, and BBQ’s outdoors. As always, our furry family members are included on these holidays! These are some quick Labor Day Pet Safety tips and things to avoid during this time of the year. The Backyard: Fire Up The Gri...

Pet Parasites – Naples Veterinary Hospital Tips

Pet Parasites – Naples Veterinary Hospital Tips

Most people cringe when they even think about parasites. Yet, according to a study by the Veterinary Health Center of KSU, about 34 percent of all the dogs in U.S. have some kind of intestinal parasite. Moreover, it was reported by the CDC that about 14 percent of Americans are infected with roundworm Toxocara. That is right: humans can get different parasites including roundworms, from the pets o...

Distemper and Rabies

Distemper and Rabies

In honor of Nation Immunization Awareness Month, we want to encourage you to discuss vaccinations with your veterinarian. We have heard about a reemergence of distemper due to pets not being vaccinated, and rabies is always a concern.  Not sure exactly what these  diseases (Distemper and Rabies) are? Read more: Distemper: Canine distemper is a contagious and serious viral illness with no known c...

Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke in Pets

Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke in Pets

Heatstroke in Pets Whenever I hear that a patient has a suspected Heatstroke in Pets, it shakes my entire body every time. Why? When a pet gets heatstroke or hyperthermia, there is almost always a need for the patient to be hospitalized. There is a high chance of the patient being in the life-threatening condition. Heat exhaustion is a more common condition and it is the stage before heatstroke....