Vaccinations: Your Pet’s Protective Bubble

Regular vaccinations are an important part of your pet’s care. Physical barriers to disease are difficult to achieve, but a vaccination is a relatively simple, but effective, method of preventing infection by surrounding your pet with a “bubble” of protection, and decreasing their risk for many serious and potentially fatal health problems. Below, Sassy the [...]

By |2020-09-21T21:03:44+00:00September 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Reasons Why Your Cat Needs Regular Veterinary Care

Routine, non-emergency veterinary care is essential for our feline friends’ overall health. But why? We should visit our doctors routinely for check-ups and diagnostic testing, and our pets deserve the same treatment. If you’ve ever wondered why your cat requires regular preventive care, consider the following five reasons. Then, contact Palm City Animal Medical Center, [...]

By |2020-08-30T16:32:01+00:00August 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Florida Summer Safety for Your Pet

As Floridians, we live in a relatively warm climate, and are lucky to have so many beaches to enjoy. During the summer months, it seems only right to take your pet to the beach. How do you ensure a summer trip to the beach together is safe? Let’s find out.  UV-rays, meet skin—of people and [...]

By |2020-07-23T18:43:17+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Tips on Pet Preparations for a Disaster

The best-laid plans can go awry in the midst of panic. While we can’t help you keep a cool head, we can provide resources and tips to help prepare you for a disaster as a pet owner. Preparations for your two-legged family members can be remedied to include your four-legged member, but you must remember [...]

By |2020-05-12T20:14:27+00:00May 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Ways to Avoid Pet Emergencies During Quarantine

Are you and your family going stir crazy, cooped up at home during the COVID-19 quarantine? Your pet may be enjoying the extra family time—or not, especially if naptime is interrupted—but with additional craft projects, home improvement repairs, and baking fiascos, they may be subjected to additional hazards. With your mind preoccupied with the health [...]

By |2020-04-09T19:06:55+00:00April 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are You Treating Your Dog Right?

Did you know that feeding your 44-pound dog a dried pig’s ear or a hotdog is the same as you eating three donuts? Or that eating two donuts is the human equivalent of one ounce of cheese for your dog? We love giving our pets treats, and resisting their sweet, expectant faces is hard, but [...]

By |2020-02-16T19:22:42+00:00February 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Keeping Your Pet Healthy in 2020

“I need to bring my pet in for some vaccinations.” Our hospital’s client care specialists frequently hear some version of this sentence. It is easy to think that only vaccines are given during an appointment, but a good wellness visit is made up of many additional components. Viewing a preventive visit through the eyes of [...]

By |2020-01-28T23:18:52+00:00January 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Holiday Travel With Pets: 5 Ways to Stay Sane and Safe

The holidays are around the corner, and for many people, the holidays mean travel. Traditionally, families come together to share good tidings and cheer at this time of year—entire songs have been dedicated to holiday travel. But, when your family includes four-legged members, holiday travel can be daunting.  You don’t want to spend the days [...]

By |2019-12-22T19:54:17+00:00December 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments