Dr. Webster’s BLOG

South Tampa’s Favorite Veterinarians
Sharing Some Great Pet Tips & Advice!

Coronavirus- Is my pet at risk?

UPDATE: 3/2/2020 The global outbreak of the COVID-19 Coronavirus is continuing to spread. You already know that, as you can’t watch the news or check your news feed without every third word being Coronavirus. Yes, we need to take this seriously- but... Read more

Diagnosing and Managing Diabetes in your pet

I think that I’ve said this in a previous blog, but after writing so many blogs- they start to seem to run together in my mind. So if I’m repeating myself- I’m sorry. Although there are so many differences between our species-... Read more

New bill to restrict pet’s access to restaurants

We’re watching a new proposed bill in the Florida Legislature that may impact your ability to take your dogs into restaurants.  HB 243 (which you can read here) has been proposed recently- and will be debated when the legislature resumes sessions in... Read more

Xylitol- the not-so-sweet sweetener that can kill your pet

Sometimes television news is slow to catch up to what we’ve been telling pet owners for quite some time- or maybe we weren’t telling the right people, or maybe we weren’t saying it loud enough.  I’ve seen numerous reports on all of... Read more

Grain Free Diets

There has been a lot of talk lately about pet nutrition and potential links to a disease called Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM). There is a lot more research going on at some of the best veterinary schools around the country- and some... Read more

Human skin cancer drug fatal to pets

One of the many benefits of living here in Florida is the weather- and we’re appropriately named the Sunshine State! Of course, too much of a good thing can be bad- as too much exposure to UV rays has been linked to... Read more