How Dangerous are Fleas and Ticks for Your Pet?

Not only people enjoy the mild Florida winters. Without a hard freeze to kill off pests, the flea and tick populations continue to grow. The mere thought of fleas and ticks can creep out a pet owner, but learning about all the different diseases they can transmit is important. With spring fast approaching, know the [...]

By |2019-03-18T17:44:05+00:00March 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Common Causes of Cold-Like Symptoms in Dogs

Do dogs get colds like their human owners do? Is a sniffly nose or a cough something to be concerned about? There are many different causes of respiratory symptoms in dogs. But, not all causes of your pup’s cough are as harmless as a simple cold.   #1: Infectious tracheobronchitis Infectious tracheobronchitis—also known as kennel [...]

By |2019-02-28T00:04:39+00:00February 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 10 Tips for Traveling with Your Pet

Traveling with the family, especially when including the four-legged members, can be a huge undertaking. Considering all the details when it comes to flights, hotels, rest stops, and car rentals can be overwhelming enough, without throwing accommodations for your furry companion into the mix as well. These tips will help keep you and your pet [...]

By |2019-02-07T18:11:15+00:00February 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Palm City Animal Medical Center: Providing the Gold Standard of Veterinary Care

You may have seen stickers, business cards, and posts on Facebook about a mysterious organization called “AAHA.” The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is the only organization that accredits companion animal veterinary practices in the U.S. and Canada, allowing clinics to achieve AAHA-accreditation status only after adhering to strict guidelines. Unlike human hospitals, animal hospitals [...]

By |2018-11-29T00:37:27+00:00November 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 Myths About Pet Nutrition

Wandering through the food aisles of a pet store can be an overwhelming experience. Grain free! Whole grain! All natural! Organic! Raw! Premium! Fresh! The terms scream at you from pet food packaging labels in every direction and have you so confused that you grab a bag that costs more than your cable bill, hoping [...]

By |2018-11-21T17:10:27+00:00October 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Subtle Signs of Pain in Pets

Like humans, pain in pets can stem from a number of causes: arthritis, cancer, dental issues, urinary tract infections, bone disease… the list goes on. Unlike humans, our pets can’t tell us when they hurt. As a pet owner, you are in the best position to advocate for your companion’s health. Signs of pain in [...]

By |2018-10-04T18:36:46+00:00October 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Prostate Problems

The prostate is a small gland located near the urinary bladder of male dogs and produces some of the fluids found in semen necessary during breeding. It surrounds the urethra which carries urine from the bladder to the outside world and lays beneath the colon. This is why prostatic disease will often result in problems [...]

By |2018-10-04T17:18:55+00:00October 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 4 Reasons to Get Your Pet’s Teeth Cleaned

Do dogs and cats really need their teeth professionally cleaned? The answer is absolutely yes! Animals develop tartar and plaque on their teeth just like we do. This tartar and plaque is formed by food particles and bacteria. The bacteria spreads to the gums and causes inflammation which is called gingivitis. As the bacteria spread [...]

By |2018-10-04T17:18:55+00:00October 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Microchipping Can Reunite Lost Pets and Their Owners

Seeing your pet bolt through an open door is terrifying, especially if he isn’t wearing a collar or identification tags. But even with identification tags, which can fall off or be removed, many pets who become lost are never reunited with their owners. Microchips can help.   What is microchipping? Microchipping provides a permanent identification [...]

By |2018-08-27T15:06:43+00:00August 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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