November is National Pet Diabetes Month

Friday, November 13th, 2020

November is National Pet Diabetes Month, but with more than 50 percent of the nation’s cats and dogs overweight or obese, raising awareness of the common endocrine disease has been extended to pets – rather than just their human caretakers. It is estimated that one in every 200 cats may be affected by diabetes, being […]

Celebrate Thanksgiving Safely With Your Pets

Friday, November 13th, 2020

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to gather with family and friends and indulge in delicious holiday treats. You can be sure that if your cat or dog is around for the festivities, they’ll want to share some of the goodies, too. But no matter how much your pets purr, plead, whine or whimper, owners should […]

Pet Behavior: Aggressive Cats and Dogs

Friday, October 23rd, 2020

Aside from a discussion about euthanasia, aggressive behavior in animals is one of the most difficult pet topics to discuss. However, according to veterinarians and humane societies, the number one reason animals are euthanized is for behavior problems. We think of euthanasia as a merciful relief from suffering for an incurably ill or old animal. […]

Senior Pets – Maintaining Good Health

Friday, October 23rd, 2020

In general, pets over the age of 7 are considered senior pets. The following are a few suggestions to help ensure good health to your faithful companion. As your pet approaches senior status, your veterinarian may recommend basic blood and urine tests as a baseline for measuring future changes. Regular blood testing can help identify […]

October is National Pet Wellness Month

Friday, October 23rd, 2020

Though it may seem like only yesterday that your pet was a playful puppy or curious kitten, pets age more rapidly than humans. At age 2, most pets are considered adults, and by the age 7, pets have entered their senior years. As pets grow older, it becomes increasingly important to spot health problems before […]

Advantages Of Spays and Neuters

Friday, September 11th, 2020

Spaying or neutering pets is a common procedure, and most pet owners have probably had some experience with having the procedure done on animals they have owned. Aside from the inconvenience of heat cycles and/or roaming tom cats, there are medical benefits associated to having your pet spayed or neutered. The direct health benefits of […]

All About Pet Boarding

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

Dog boarding is the perfect way to care for your dog when you are away for a long weekend, or even just for a busy day. We understand that our clients have very busy schedules and may not always know who to trust with their pet’s care. That is why we offer them the option […]

Blood Testing: What It All Means

Monday, August 24th, 2020

Many technologies that help humans live longer, healthier lives are available to your pet. By performing some basic blood tests, your veterinarian can gather information concerning the health and well being of your pet. Complete Blood Count   This blood test actually consists of several tests that evaluate the number and type of blood cells […]

5 Impressive Things Dogs Can Sense Before They Happen

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

Just how intuitive is your dog? Many dog owners will swear up and down that their four-legged friends can understand them – sometimes better than their human friends or partner. Whether or not your dog is a master of vocabulary and reading your body language, it is true that dogs can sense things humans cannot. […]

Top 5 Summer Pet Safety Tips

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

The warmer months are such a fun time to get outside and bond with your pet, but to stay vigilant during your summer activities! There are plenty of opportunities for your pet to get into some trouble during these months. The team here at our top JAX animal hospital has created a helpful list of […]

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