Welcome!

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Dr. Mosley and the staff of Mandarin Animal Hospital are pleased to announce their hospital blog. This fun and fact-filled blog is updated regularly and includes up-to-date information about your pet’s health care. Also included in the blog are fun, pet-related news stories that we want to share with you and photos and information about our hospital and […]

Caring for Senior Dogs

Monday, June 24th, 2019

Bringing Your Senior Dog Comfort with Your Jacksonville FL Veterinarian   As we age, so do our furry friends. Depending on the breed, some dogs enter their senior years much earlier than others, which is why your Jacksonville veterinarian strives to provide our clients with all the important information necessary to make sure your beloved […]

National Chip Your Pet Month

Monday, May 27th, 2019

See the Importance of Microchipping with Your Jacksonville FL Vet   Microchipping your pet is an important step in being a pet owner. Pets becoming lost is far more common than we realize and we don’t want that to happen to you, either! May is National Chip Your Pet Month, which is why your Jacksonville […]

Heartworm Awareness in Pets

Monday, April 29th, 2019

How to Protect Your Pet From Heartworms   What is Heartworm disease? Heartworm disease is a potentially life-threatening disease that commonly affects pets. It is caused by worms that live in the lungs, hearts, and blood vessels. This can lead to severe damage to major organs in the body, and potentially cause lung disease or […]

5 Flowers that are Hazardous to Your Pet

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

April Showers bring May flowers! But if you’re not careful, springtime flowers can be harmful and in some cases fatal to your pets. Here at Mandarin Animal Hospital, we want to make sure your pet is safe and happy as the seasons get warmer. Here is a list from your Jacksonville veterinarian of potentially harmful […]

National Pet Dental Health Month

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

How to Care for Your Pet’s Teeth and Gums You may think it’s common for your pet to have their own version of stinky breath, just like we do! But, just like ours, your pet’s teeth and gums need to be cleaned for their happy smile to last them a lifetime. It’s important not to […]

Home is Where the Poison is

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Pet poisoning is a serious problem. Ingestion of harmful foods and chemicals is among the top reasons that pets require emergency care. However, with proper awareness and precautions, pet poisoning is preventable. Delicious But Deadly: What You Need to Know For your curious, non-discriminating pet, home offers a buffet of tempting but harmful treats. The […]

Canine Troubles: How to Win Over Your New Love’s Dog

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

You’ve fallen in love and nothing can interfere with your new budding relationship until you meet the dog. Your initial introduction with Dog goes terribly awry. Instead of tail wagging and face licking, he greets you with growls and snarls of aggression. Is there couples therapy for dogs and new significant others? Dog likes the […]

Going for Walks with Your Dog

Monday, January 28th, 2019

Get the Most Out of Your Walks with Your Furry Best Friend   When it’s time to take your dog for a walk, some people love it and some people hate it. While it could be due to the time of the day, the current season, or another random factor, many of the times the […]

Avoiding DIY Veterinary Care Can Save You and Your Pet

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

While making a hair color change or painting a room seem reasonable to do yourself, when it comes to your pet’s health, it’s best to leave that to the professionals. Do-it-yourself (DIY) or “at-home” tests for Heartworm, Ehrlichia, Lyme disease, Feline Leukemia and other diseases have recently begun to infiltrate the online market. And while […]

Emergency Kit For Your Pet

Monday, January 7th, 2019

Of course, the best way to handle emergency situations is to avoid them by keeping your pet safe and healthy. However, in spite of your best efforts, accidents can happen. Here are some tips to consider before you need to use them. Always keep within reach the phone numbers for your veterinarian, emergency clinic, poison […]

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