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 […]

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 […]

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pet

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

The holiday season is coming to an end and the New Year is right around the corner! You may be scrambling to finalize all your end-of-the-year plans, but have you thought of any New Year’s resolutions? No, not just for you, but for you and your pet! That’s right – you don’t have to keep […]

Sharing Holiday Meals with Pets

Friday, November 30th, 2018

It’s no secret that the next month or so will be full of hearty meals as you’re surrounded by friends, family, and countless loved ones. It’s almost impossible not to have some leftovers, whether they’re from your own home-cooked meals or you were given some to take home. So, what’s next?   It’s quite common […]

When Your Cat Becomes a Senior Cat

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

We all remember the days of your little kitten, bouncing around the house with enough energy that you couldn’t properly catch up with. As the years went by, your kitten became a cat, still harboring a lot of energy but also enjoying long days of lounging around in the sun. Now, your cat is officially […]

How to Help Your Dog Enjoy Their Crate

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

All pet owners have their own feelings about crating their dog, but these crates are intended to be a safe and comfortable place for your pet. They can go in there for bed, for a quick nap, or just to relax because they enjoy this space so much. Check out these helpful tips to make […]

Potential Dangers for Your Pet from Halloween Costumes

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

While Halloween is a fun-filled night of costumes and candies, parents are always on the alert to ensure the safety of their children as they go from house to house, collecting all their favorite treats. Despite being extra careful to protect their kids, pet owners may not be aware of the dangers their furry friends […]

Leaving Your Cat Alone While You’re Gone

Friday, October 12th, 2018

It’s well-known that cats can take care of themselves more than dogs, their independence being a character trait that a new pet owner may benefit from. Regardless of this quality, your cat still needs the proper love, care, and attention that a pet owner should give to ensure their happiness. Below, your Jacksonville vet discusses […]

Dog Care in the Fall

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Fall is officially here! We’re all thankful for the cooler weather, where it’s safer to bring your dog outside for extended periods of time without the strong, Summer sun beating down on everyone. Despite the change in seasons, there are still things that pet owners need to be mindful of during this time of the […]

The Importance of Water

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

Staying hydrated is important for people of all ages and the same goes for your pets! Having a balanced diet isn’t the only important part of keeping your pet healthy. If your pet isn’t drinking enough water daily, their body may not be able to function properly. Check out these helpful tips to encourage your […]

Monitor Obesity in Your Pets

Friday, August 31st, 2018

Excessive weight gain can cause several different health problems for you—the same goes for your pets. While your furry family member loves when you shower them with numerous treats, share table scraps, and give them an extra scoop of food, their weight can cause damage to their organs, joints, and bones if it’s exceeding their […]

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