Dr. Webster’s BLOG

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

2 Local Dog Beaches under advisory

Hi everyone! Our social media post in late July regarding the beach advisories was so popular, we decided that we should update our blog every week to let you know if the beaches are safe for you and your pets.  We will... Read more

Saltwater and your dog

I love going to the beach with my chocolate lab, Archer. With the exception of fighting for a parking space, I love everything about it. The excitement of Archer jumping in the surf, the sand between my toes, the smell of the... Read more

Rat poison now deadlier to your pet

I read an article recently which scared me. Really scared me. I wrote this blog the moment I finished reading it. The article mentioned that d-CON was changing their ingredients.  Whether you’ve actually ever had to use it (hopefully not) you’ve probably... Read more

Sun Protection for your pets

Can my pet suffer from sunburn? There’s a reason why Florida is called the sunshine state. For many of us, the sunshine and the warm climate is one of the reasons we live here. As we spend time outdoors in the sun,... Read more

United Airlines bans short snout breeds from cargo

Traveling with your pet on United Airlines has become even more difficult if you have certain breeds- if not impossible.  United Pet Safe, the airline’s program designed to transport pets not eligible to fly inside the cabin of the aircraft, recently announced... Read more

Easter Dangers for Your Pets

As the Easter Holiday approaches, many veterinarians like me think about Easter Monday. Yes, Monday. Although I do look forward to celebrating the Easter Holiday with family and friends, the Monday following a major holiday is usually quite busy- and Easter Monday... Read more