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Allergies and your pet

What’s the most common reason for a dog or a cat to visit their veterinarian?  The answer may surprise you. When I talk with friends outside of the veterinary industry- this topic often comes up, and most people think it has something... Read more

A smelly problem

It’s an anatomy term that applies to both dogs and cats- that when you hear it, you might think your veterinarian was talking about something else, but they’re not. We’re talking about anal sacs. Anal SACS. If you’re not paying attention during... Read more

CBD products for my pet- Can they help?

  In my last blog, I talked about marijuana and the need to keep marijuana away from your pets since dogs and cats are hyper-sensitive to the psycho-active ingredient THC.  So, what’s the difference between THC and it’s cousin CBD that you... Read more

Marijuana intoxication in pets

I’ve been thinking about writing on this topic for quite some time- especially after the state of Colorado and others passed laws which made recreational marijuana legal.  I decided to hold back on writing about the issue for a while, so that... Read more

Deadly Illness Closes Animal Shelter

An Illness has forced the closure of central Florida animal shelter (Jan 18, 2018). In previous blogs, we’ve talked about a number of different outbreaks of illnesses here in central Florida- most recently Canine Influenza, and an isolated Rabies outbreak. If you’ve watched the news recently, you... Read more

Flying with your pet or service animal

UPDATED August 14. 2019 UPDATE: The US Department of Transportation has told airlines that they cannot ban specific breeds from flying as service animals or emotional support animals (ESA’s). This follows individual airlines efforts to ban Pit Bull type breeds from the... Read more