Are Low-Cost Pet Vaccines Worth It, When Low Cost Has a High Price?

So, you’ve been driving around St. Pete and you’ve seen signs for a low-cost vaccine bus. Seems like a pretty good way to stretch the dollar and still make sure your pet stays healthy, right? Let us explain why that’s so very wrong. Many might say, “Of course you’re against low-cost vaccine pop-ups, they hurt your […]

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Warnings and Recalls—Which Pet Foods Are Safe For Our Pets?

Northeast Animal Hospital has been keeping pet owners up-to-date on recent controversial trends in pet food. Our recent blog post provides guidance to help families understand the issues, along with some pet food brands recommended by our veterinarians. In this article, we want to share some thoughts for owners who still have questions about what they should […]

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Is There an Alternative to Anesthesia Pet Dental Cleanings?

If you have researched teeth cleaning for your dog or cat, you may have stumbled upon the offering of anesthesia-free pet dental cleanings. You may even have friends who sought this procedure for their pets. It may seem like a good idea at first—your pet would not have to undergo general anesthesia and it’s less expensive! It’s a […]

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How Should I Introduce My New Kitten to Their New Environment?

Cats naturally inclined to investigate their new surroundings. Many experts suggested that their area of exploration be limited initially, so that these natural tendencies do not create an overwhelming task. After confining your new kitten to one area for the first few days, slowly allow your kitty to access other areas of the home. How should I […]

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Cat Declawing: What you need to know about declaw surgery—and the alternatives

With all the kitten adoptions from this year’s kitten season, we are getting a lot of inquiries on declawing. While we expect some amount of climbing the curtains from rambunctious new kittens, when the behavior turns truly destructive, owners call us looking for solutions. While we will perform a declaw surgery, we do it as […]

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