1. Plants that Can be Toxic to Your Pet

    Living in Florida definitely has its perks. The year-round warm temperatures encourage the growth of a plethora of landscaping and garden plants that beautifully flourish in the Sunshine State. But what is seen as an attractive benefit for people, can be alluring risk to your pets. Much like a variety of foods, the plants that decorate and surround your home can prove toxic to your cat or dog wh…Read More

  2. How to Find a Great Dog Boarding Facility

    Though traveling during the holidays to visit friends and family should be enjoyable, the stress of perhaps not being able to take along our pets can be taxing. Many pet owners would prefer to take their furry family members along with them but it's not always feasible that they do so. This holiday season, alleviate the guilt you may feel about leaving him/her behind by finding a dog boarding fac…Read More

  3. Its the Riskiest Time of the Year for Pets

    Though it's a season that is supposed to be festive and joyful, the holidays can be downright dangerous for your pet. The additional tempting treats, the intrigue of the blinking lights and the seemingly harmless tree all add up to an elevated risk to your pet's health. As your favorite veterinarian in Davie, we would like to remind you to take special care while celebrating in order to keep you…Read More

  4. Beware of Xylitol!

    Xylitol is a sugar substitute that is safe for humans but toxic to dogs. It has been used as an ingredient in many sugar-free chewing gums (Orbit, Stride, Trident) for years, but its use is expanding to more foods, including some baked goods, desserts, even sugar-free peanut butters. The human food industry has recognized its benefits for preventing tooth decay and lowering sugar intake for human …Read More

  5. How to Choose a Safe Costume for Your Pooch

    With Halloween just a few short days away,  time is limited for those people whose traditions include dressing their furry and four-legged family members in costume. If you haven't already decided on a costume for your dog, make sure that, whatever you choose, it is not only cute and comfortable but safe for him or her to wear. Unfortunately, not every pet costume was constructed with your pet's …Read More

  6. Why Should I Spay or Neuter My Pet?

    Furry, fluffy puppy dogs; huggably-adorable kittens. It's hard to imagine the world without them, but the sad fact is that there are far too many of our furry friends in our country that don't enjoy safe and loving homes. It has been estimated that there are approximately 70 million homeless dogs and cats in the US, many of them becoming dangerous and unhealthy while on the streets. This populatio…Read More

  7. Halloween Pet Safety

    Halloween can be fun, but it can also present challenges for keeping your pet safe as families enjoy the festivities.  Below is a summary of suggestions from Camelot Animal Hospital and Boarding Kennel, Broward County Animal Care and Regulation, and the ASPCA on how to keep your pet healthy and happy during this time of tricks and treats!   The best way to keep pets safe is to keep them inside t…Read More