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Halloween Safety Tips For Pets

Halloween Safety Tips For Pets Stash Candy In A Safe Place: There are several candies that are toxic to pets. Chocolate in all forms—especially dark or baking chocolate—can be very dangerous for cats and dogs. Sugar-free candies containing the artificial sweetener xylitol can cause serious [...]

2017-10-20T19:51:15+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: Wellness Article|

Campylobacter in Dogs

Campylobacteriosis In Dogs Has Recently Been Reported In The News What Is Campylobacter? Campylobacter infection or Campylobacteriosis is a bacterial intestinal infection caused by Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter upsaliensis. It is a major cause of human bacterial enteritis although it is considered a normal bacterium [...]

2017-10-10T20:41:27+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized, Wellness Article|

Protecting your pets from harmful bacteria in the wake of Hurricane Irma

In the wake of Hurricane Irma; one of the largest natural disasters to hit our country in years, there is a new threat we need to consider. Everyone in the state of Florida was affected by this hurricane and with flooding all over the state [...]

2017-09-14T22:44:20+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Wellness Article|

5 Things You Can Do For Your Pet After Hurricane Irma

Now the Hurricane Irma has completed her trek through the state of Florida, we all hope that you and your loved ones are safe. Once you've taken care of your safety, it's time to consider the health of your animals. Hurricanes are not only stressful [...]

2017-09-13T01:54:52+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: Wellness Article|

How To Prepare Your Pet For Hurricane Season!

How to Prepare Your Pet For Hurricane Season! 1) How to Plan Ahead: Make sure your pet is wearing a collar with up to date identification tags. Microchip: Increase your chances of being reunited with your pet by being microchipped.  Make sure the microchip registration is [...]

2017-08-09T18:22:39+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Wellness Article|

Advice On How To Protect Your Pet From The Summer Heat

Summer time is best time to enjoy mother nature with our furry loved one. However, with record temperatures around the country, it is important to keep your dogs protected from the heat.  While we are outside enjoying swimming, hiking and running with our pets, we [...]

2017-06-21T19:25:58+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: Wellness Article|

Did you know at least one in three dogs suffer from noise aversion?

Noise aversion is a fearful reaction to noise. It is stressful for your dog — and is likely also stressful for you. Your dog could be suffering in silence. The good news is that here at Pets First Animal Hospitals, we have at-home remedies and [...]

2017-06-01T20:00:58+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Categories: Wellness Article|