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National Mutt Day: Adopt a Mutt Today!

National Mutt Day: Adopt a Mutt Today!

Deciding between a mixed breed and a purebred dog is a pet parent’s age-old dilemma. Don’t let the word scare you, a mutt is simply a dog with parents of different breeds. Obviously two Dalmatian dogs will only produce more Dalmatians, however once you introduce one or more additional breeds, things get a little more […]

Are Cats at Risk of Heatstroke?

Are Cats at Risk of Heatstroke?

There’s plenty of articles explaining the dangers of heatstroke in dogs, but what about our feline friends? Not only do high Florida temperatures and humidity increase the changes of your cat succumbing to heatstroke, but other factors increase likelihood as well. Weight, breed, age, coat, and other existing medical conditions can increase the changes of […]

Celebrating Safely: Enjoying the 4th of July with Your Pet

Celebrating Safely: Enjoying the 4th of July with Your Pet

Independence Day is around the corner! We want you to have the best time with your furry best friend, but of course you must do so safely. That’s why we’ve come up with a few tips to keep in mind so that you have a fun, and safe, Fourth of July. Keep Curious Pets Close […]

Five Do’s and Don’ts for Bringing Your Dog to Work

Five Do’s and Don’ts for Bringing Your Dog to Work

It’s National Take Your Dog to Work Day and all the dogs are coming out to play – er, work! Is your job celebrating? If so, here are some common do’s and don’ts for brining your dog to work: DO: Ask Your Colleagues First! So HR says dogs are allowed, but how do your coworkers […]

Monsters Inside Me?

Monsters Inside Me?

Strongyles, Pinworms, Coccidia- Oh My! Your reptile could be infested with these or other potentially dangerous intestinal parasites. In this blogpost, our goal is to provide you with information on the most common intestinal parasites, how your reptile can get them and what affect they have on your pets.

Canine Influenza Outbreak

Canine Influenza Outbreak

On June 16, the University of Florida confirmed that more than 20 dogs have been diagnosed with Canine Influenza (H3N2). They also note that cases seen by veterinarians outside the college cannot be tracked since Canine Influenza not considered a reportable disease by the state. The Florida Department of Agriculture reports that while the H3N2 strain has been found in other parts of the country, this is the first time it has been confirmed in Florida.

The Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer

Please remember that pets can overheat very easily. Always provide unlimited water, shade and time to rest. Never leave your pet in the car even with the windows cracked. The temperature can rise 10 degrees every 10 minutes and have deadly consequences.