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Prioritize Your Pet When Preparing For Hurricane Season

Hurricane preparedness is nothing new for Florida residents. However, pet owners have additional responsibilities during hurricane season (i.e., June through November.) Use the following tips from Palm City Animal Medical Center to ensure your pet’s safety and comfort before, during, and after a weather emergency. Before the storm—prepare with your pet in mind Don’t wait [...]

By |2021-09-19T17:12:14+00:00September 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Dangerous Spiral—Leptospirosis in Dogs

Leptospirosis loves Florida, but this spiral-shaped bacterium is no sightseeing tourist on holiday. Instead, it is a widespread zoonotic disease and an ever-present health risk to you and your dog. Palm City Animal Medical Center wants you to understand and recognize this often overlooked threat. Leptospirosis in dogs Leptospira is a genus (i.e., group) of [...]

By |2021-08-14T18:45:31+00:00August 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

July Fourth Festivities—Painful to Your Pet’s Ears

Your pet’s ears are about four times as sensitive as yours. Pets also can independently control their ears to direct them toward sounds for better reception. So, while you are admiring the impressive fireworks display, your pet may be overwhelmed by the excessively loud, sudden noises, and upset because they cannot identify exactly where the [...]

By |2021-06-28T02:04:21+00:00June 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My Pet Has That Itchy Twitchy Feeling

Your pet has always been fastidious about keeping their coat well-groomed, but lately, the grooming seems uncontrollable. Your pet must be attempting to adjust every hair on their body at once. Does your pet have a compulsive disorder? The team at Palm City Animal Hospital wants to set your mind at ease by educating you [...]

By |2021-05-26T19:16:37+00:00May 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fact or Fiction? Test Your Heartworm Disease Knowledge

Although heartworm disease is a year-round problem, April is designated Heartworm Awareness Month, to draw attention to this dangerous parasitic infection. You have no doubt heard our Palm City Animal Medical Center team talk about the dangers of heartworm disease, but how much do you really know? Unfortunately, misinformation spreads like wildfire, and many pet [...]

By |2021-04-28T21:13:47+00:00April 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Preventive Care 101: Importance of Regular Wellness and Prevention for Your Pet

Our four-legged companions are family and fill our lives with wagging tales, cozy purrs, and slobbery kisses. Research has shown that spending time with an energetic pup or a frisky feline improves your overall quality of life and wellness. However, sharing your home with a pet is more than filling their food bowl and walking [...]

By |2021-03-03T12:16:19+00:00March 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Taking the Mystery Out of Dog Training

Developing good behavior in our dog companions means teaching them in a way they can understand. In her book How to Behave So Your Dog Behaves, Dr. Sophia Yin says changing your dog’s behavior requires good timing, clear and consistent expectations, and the correct rate of reinforcement. These rules make you predictable, reliable, and trustworthy [...]

By |2021-01-25T01:58:17+00:00January 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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