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Pets and Halloween – How to Play it Safe

Halloween can be frightening and dangerous for pets. Stranger danger, hazardous candy, decoration perils, and more can threaten to send your pet to the vet. Even worse, they can cause pets to go missing. Here are some tips and information on how to help keep your pet safe and avoid a scary vet bill. Decorations […]

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Local Businesses Need Our Support!

You’ll find this to be a different kind of blog post for us because this one isn’t about pet health or pet care. Rather, this is a post about “people care” which, when you think about it, ultimately affects everyone: our family, our friends, our neighbors, our community, and—yes—even our pets. Unique Shops Make Unique […]

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These are a Few of Our Favorite (Pet) Things

Have you ever wondered what products our team members at Northeast Animal Hospital and Downtown St. Pete Vet Clinic use for our own pets? Wonder no more! With Happy Cat Month and Responsible Dog Ownership Month both in September, it seems the perfect time to reveal a few of our (and our pets’!) favorite things. Favorites from Our Veterinarians […]

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Why is My Pet Itchy?

Thump, thump, thump, thump, thump!… if you have an itchy pet that sound can be all too familiar. It’s the sound of their back foot hitting the floor as they try to relieve that pesky itch. Maybe your pet is losing fur or has recurrent ear infections. You have treated for fleas, and still, nothing […]

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How to Keep Your Pet from Burning Down the House and Safe in Case of a Fire

July 15th is National Pet Fire Safety Day, but we think any day is a good day to help keep your home and pets safe from fires. Did you know that the American Red Cross responds to more home fires than any other disaster? And it’s the most preventable! This blog provides tips on how […]

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Traveling With Your Dog to the Beach

The first destination in our “Traveling with Your Dog to…” blog series was to Hillsborough River State Park. For our next installment, we are off to the beach! There are two dog beaches located in St Petersburg (possibly three if you count Gandy Beach, but we are going to be focusing on Gulf beaches for […]

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Staying at Home with “Weird” Pets

Being home more means having more time to observe our pets’ occasional weird behavior. Just why do they do the things they do? For some of these quirks, scientists still don’t have all the answers. But sometimes, just knowing we’re not alone may be all the answer we need. So here’s our list of oddities […]

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Helping Our Pets Adjust When We Return to Work

As pet owners begin to return to work, we can’t expect our pets to understand that it’s back to business as usual. If you adopted a dog during the pandemic, and are wondering whether you will keep or “rehome” your new pet, please read our post with tips to help you through the decision. ON […]

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Responsible Pet Adoption in the Time of COVID-19

We are encouraged that officials are now so focused on efforts to gradually return our communities back to normal after the threat of COVID-19 has passed. Sadly though, many people still find themselves isolated, furloughed, or without a job right now; and their time at home is spent in anxious worry. At the same time, […]

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Working From Home with Your Pet

We think it’s safe to say that most of us are bored these days. It seems forever ago that we could grab dinner or a drink with our friends; go to concerts or to the theater; or enjoy one of the many markets, festivals, or other events that St. Petersburg does so well. But have […]

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