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Allergies and Asthma in Your Pets

Allergies and Asthma in Your Pets

As we head into spring and start thinking about summer, the conversation turns to allergies and asthma. However, this isn’t just a problem in people as it also wreaks havoc for pets every single year. Most commonly seen in cats and dogs, reactions can come from airborne allergens such as those found in weed pollens, trees, and even the grass. Over time, our pets are affected by fleas, dust m...

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween can be the spookiest nighttime of its first year, but retaining your babies safe doesn’t have to be tricky. The ASPCA recommends take such simple, common sense precautions to keep your baby joyous and healthy all the way to November 1. Halloween Pet Safety Begins with Stashing the Treats The candy bowl is for trick-or-treaters , not Scruffy or Fluffy. Various favourite Halloween tr...

Your Dog or Cat May Suffer from Seasonal Pet Allergies Too

Your Dog or Cat May Suffer from Seasonal Pet Allergies Too

Seasonal allergies can affect pets just in the same way as they affect humans. With spring well underway, it’s important that you take the time to understand seasonal pet allergies, so you can help recognize the symptoms and seek out necessary treatment. Many owners aren’t aware that their beloved pets are suffering due to the same pollens and other environmental allergens. This guide will hel...

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...

Cats and Christmas Trees – Can They Co-Exist?

Cats and Christmas Trees – Can They Co-Exist?

Here is a timely article from PetMd.com about a problem that is common with many pet owners, cats and Christmas trees.  We want your kitty to have a safe and happy holiday and one way is to keep cats and Christmas trees apart. If you have a cat, you don’t need us to tell you how challenging it can be to keep your cat out of restricted areas of the house. Cats are slinky little creatures. So, ...

Heatstroke in Dogs Naples FL – Prevention and Awareness

Heatstroke in Dogs Naples FL – Prevention and Awareness

The hot summer season is in full-swing here in South Florida and tragically, numerous pets will certainly suffer heat-related deaths between now and the arrival of cooler weather conditions. Most cases of dogs passing away from heat exposure and heatstroke go unreported, so no stats exist on how extensive the issue is. But estimates are that hundreds of dogs suffer this sluggish, painful and entir...

Dogs, Disease and Ticks in Naples FL

Dogs, Disease and Ticks in Naples FL

What is the big deal about ticks in Naples? Dogs have a major problem with ticks in Naples and for a good reason. Ticks in Naples transmit a number of very bad diseases caused by organisms that are classified as bacteria and reketsia which are organisms too large to be classed as a virus and too small to be classed as a bacteria. There are many different diseases caused by these organisms, but he...

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 d...

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Dog Behavior – Why do my dogs eat grass? This one of the most typical questions of dog behavior that their owners ask about. Here you will certainly discover some of the most common reasons canines eat grass. All canines wild or domestic eat grass, this includes wolves, dingoes, coyotes and of course our pet dogs. Eating grass is perfectly normal behavior and dogs have been doing this for t...

10 Easy Steps to Prevent Pet Holiday Emergencies Naples

10 Easy Steps to Prevent Pet Holiday Emergencies Naples

When it comes to pet holiday emergencies Naples, no one is safe including our four-legged companions. Did you know that in Naples Fl alone, many pets usually get into trouble during the holiday season? That is why the Naples veterinarians  at Town & Country Animal Hospital advises all pet owners to take extra precautionary measures when it comes to the safety of their pet. Below are some o...