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Problems That Can Cause Your Dog Grief

August 15, 2018

Since your best friend can't speak, it is often difficult to tell when they are uncomfortable or feeling pain from natural aging. As a pet lover, you never want your dog to suffer in silence from...

Can True Friendship Develop Between Pets?

August 7, 2018

The old notion that dogs and cats can't live together in peace and harmony is simply bogus. Truth is most can. However, there may be some preparation and time needed for them to get acquainted....

Do All Dogs Know How to Swim?

July 24, 2018

No, not all breeds of dogs can swim. Going for a summer splash with your dog can be a fun activity but pools and larger bodies of water can put your pet at risk for injuries. Although most canines...

Time to Book Your Pet Boarding for Summer

July 24, 2018

If your pet suffers from separation anxiety or simply needs special attention and tender loving care while you are away, the pet care specialists at PrimeVET's animal boarding facility...

Does Your Pet Need Glasses?

June 15, 2018

Do you know how well your dog can see? Surprisingly, your dog may not see as well as you might think. While perfect vision for a human is 20/20, a dog's average visual acuity is around 20/75....

Planning a Trip with Your Cat

June 14, 2018

If you have been planning to take a trip with your cat, it helps to know what to expect. For example, cats like following a routine, cats do not like change, cats tend to prefer the safety of...

Five Florida Plants That Are Dangerous for Your Pet

May 18, 2018

Spring has "sprung" and, here in the Sunshine State, many plants are in full bloom. Unfortunately, the beauty of your yard or garden can cause a trip to the Animal Hospital emergency room for an...

When Did Mankind Tame Dogs and Cats?

May 18, 2018

Although many people mistakenly think "tame" and "domesticate" are interchangeable words, they are not. A wild animal raised in captivity can be very accepting when in the presence of people, even...

Do You Know How to Prepare for an Approaching Storm?

April 24, 2018

The recent hurricane season ravaged numerous areas of the country. For those spared from the damage and destruction, television and social media kept everyone well informed of each storm's...

Why Do Dogs Sniff Butts?

April 17, 2018

Have you ever wondered why your dog is obsessed with sniffing another dog's butt? Well, what may seem disgusting to you with images of smelling stale dog poop is actually a very complex form of...


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