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Feline Life Stage Guidelines

Feline Life Stage Guidelines

Though dogs are known as “man’s best friend,” cats are the most popular pet in America. But because cats can seem self-sufficient and tend to mask their pain, they don’t get as much veterinary care as dogs – about half as much in fact – even though cats also need regular preventative care at all ages. To help veterinarians and pet owners address this issue and develop lifelong health c...

10 Innovations Vet Medicine Is Borrowing From Human Medicine

10 Innovations Vet Medicine Is Borrowing From Human Medicine

The fact that vet medicine is looking to the allied human medical professions for inspiration is a very good thing. After all, the drive to heal humans — not animals — has been the overriding force behind the development of medical innovations since the dawn of time. That’s why “creative mooching,” as I like to call it, affords a way for veterinary medicine to improve animal health by ta...

Lymphoma in Dogs Detection and Diagnosis – Naples Veterinarian

Lymphoma in Dogs Detection and Diagnosis – Naples Veterinarian

Lymphoma is a serious fatal condition. Early diagnosis can cause the cancer to temporarily go into remission and extend your pet’s life, but there is no cure.. If you notice any of the signs listed below have your pets checked at our veterinarians in Naples, Florida to catch it early. Lymphocytes are white blood cells that normally work to protect the body as part of the immune system. ...

Cushing’s Disease in Naples FL Dogs

Cushing’s Disease in Naples FL Dogs

We have seen the effect of steroids at work in professional athletes, and we know too much about the dangers. The body produces natural steroids as a normal biological process. When this natural process goes out of control, your pet can become progressively debilitated and ill. Cushing’s Disease is the result of excessive steroid levels in the body and, if not treated in time, can be fatal....

Your Pet’s Veterinarian Has the Best Advice

Your Pet’s Veterinarian Has the Best Advice

Why there’s no substitute for advice from your pet’s veterinarian By Jen Reeder If you’re reading this, chances are, you love your pets—and you know that panicked feeling when you think something might be wrong. Why is he whining? Why is she limping? Is he in pain? Is this something serious? What should I do? We all want answers fast, so it’s tempting to look for clues online. In ...

Boarding Pets in Naples FL

Boarding Pets in Naples FL

Courtesy of Brian Jones Tips On Boarding Your Pets in Naples Boarding your pets in Naples is one thing, as pet owners, most of us will need to consider at some time or another.  Travel, illness or family emergencies can sometimes disrupt our normal pet care and require us to have an alternative plan. Some pet owners prefer to bring their pets along while they travel, but traveling with your pet...

World Spay Day in Naples, FL

World Spay Day in Naples, FL

Top 10 Reasons Why Your Pet Needs to Be Spayed or Neutered It is never too easy for any pet owner to spay or neuter their pet. In fact, it might even make you feel bad to put them through the whole procedure. And, it can be a bit expensive. But if it’s for your pet’s sake that expense is nothing to worry about, and you will find a Naples veterinarian to help you on having your pet spa...

Flea and Tick Prevention and Protection

Flea and Tick Prevention and Protection

© pattie – Fotolia.com Don’t Lose the Battle Against Fleas and Ticks in Naples The scourge of fleas and ticks are two of the biggest problems that Collier  County pets and pet owners face.  So how do you beat these parasites and provide flea and tick prevention and protection for your pets. Fleas are perhaps the biggest nemesis your dog or cat has.  A single flea in one day ca...

Preventive Pet Healthcare Naples FL

Preventive Pet Healthcare Naples FL

5 Keys to Preventive Pet Healthcare The old adage, “an ounce of prevention deserves a pound of cure” certainly is true when it comes to pet health. The cost of prevention is frequently a portion of the cost of treating a disease or problem once it has actually become more advanced, and early diagnosis and treatment of establishing issues or diseases can increase the probability of suc...

Naples Pet Tips – Keep Your Dog Healthy This Spring

Naples Pet Tips – Keep Your Dog Healthy This Spring

  Spring is here and a good time for your dog to see his Naples veterinarian.  Both you and your pets will want to be outside more enjoying the Naples weather.  It is a great time to play or go on walks with your dog, but it also means fleas, ticks, allergies, and more potential for cuts, scrapes, and injuries.   Tips for a Dog Healthy Spring    Water Your dog needs plenty of w...