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How to Keep Your Pets Happy and Safe this 4th of July

How to Keep Your Pets Happy and Safe this 4th of July

From fireworks to barbeques, all the things we humans enjoy about the Independence Day aren’t necessarily as much fun for our four-legged friends. While you may want to invite Rocky and Bailey to join in the festivities, check out these tips on 4th of July pet safety before making a decision. Loud noises and large crowds can be scary for animals, so fireworks aren’...

Puppy Proofing Your Home

Puppy Proofing Your Home

Puppies have an incredible quantity of energy and natural interest, and they love to check out the world around them. This is part of what makes them so much fun, however it can also lead them into damaging scenarios. Prior to you bring your brand-new puppy home, make sure you survey your home for possible risks. In many ways, making your home puppy proof resembles making your home safe for a youn...

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...

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 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...

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....

Pet Travel Tips – Naples FL Veterinarians

Pet Travel Tips – Naples FL Veterinarians

Pet travel can be tricky, whether it is by car or air.  Here are some tips to make travelling with pets an easier and safer journey. Pet Travel by Car Pets can sometimes prove to be a distraction in the car, but if you know the best place for the pets in your car, and if you manage things properly, travelling with pets by car can be a great experience. Dogs should not move around in car In...

Pet Care for Your New Family Member

Pet Care for Your New Family Member

Understanding the Costs of Pet Care It is always fun and exciting to bring a new dog or cat into your home, but pets require your time, love and commitment and pet care can be costly.  This article from PetMd.com helps explain the cost of owning a pet.   By Deidre Grieves Here’s the scenario: For the past few months, all you’ve been thinking about is bringing home a new pet. You can’t ...

7 Tips to Give Your Pets a Safe and Happy Halloween

7 Tips to Give Your Pets a Safe and Happy Halloween

Halloween can be a fun event for families and their pets. Nevertheless, if security measures aren’t taken, it may be a dangerous and stressful time for our cats and dogs. According to Dr. Justine Lee, an critical care specialist and associate director of Veterinary Services at Pet Poison Helpline, calls increase by 12 percent during the week of Halloween, making it the call center’s bu...