Category Archives: Canine

Pros and Cons of Different Heartworm Prevention

Dr. Rosenberry thought it would be a good idea if we posted the pros and cons of the different heartworm preventions on the market. Here is a list of the top 4: ProHeart: Pros – Only given two times a … Continue reading

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Our Doctors’ Favorite Heartworm Prevention

We always get questions on heartworm prevention. Mainly, clients want to know what heartworm prevention is the best. So we asked our veterinarians and here is what they said: Dr. Smith: “I have two heartworm preventive favorites one for the … Continue reading

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Great New Drug To Help With Your Itchy Dog

Zoetis, formerly Pfizer Animal Health, has released Apoquel, a new drug in tablet form that controls your dogs itching. It is safe and effective within hours of administration. We are recommending it for most dogs that have itching problems, especially … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Pets Safe on Valentine’s Day

Chocolate isn’t the only thing to keep away from your pets on Valentine’s Day. Check out this article to see what else is toxic to your pets. Link

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Three Simple Steps to Dental Care

Pet owners can brush up on their four-legged friends’ oral care by following three simple guidelines outlined by the American Veterinary Dental Society: Take your pet to get a dental exam. Your pet should have a routine veterinarian examination, including … Continue reading

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Rodent Poison Alert

Bromethalin was ingested by a Yorkie recently. It is a grain based bait. The block of poison was not in a bait station (box). The dog readily ate the end of the bait. The company that makes the poison confirmed … Continue reading

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Flu Shot For Your Dog?

I saw this article on dog flu (Canine Influenza) and thought I would share a few thoughts: Canine Influenza seems to be more common in the northeast United States. Dogs coming from the northeast to dog shows in the southeast, … Continue reading

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Are Wellness Exams Worth While?

In cats diagnosed with early kidney disease, before symptoms occur, proper treatments can extend life 2-3 years. Dogs treated for early teeth infections (periodontal disease) have a 23% less chance of kidney failure thus extending life expectancy. These are just … Continue reading

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Trifexis Complaints and Link to Lethargy and Possible Death

The recent complaints and Facebook groups that blame Trifexis for multiple deaths in dogs has become a hot topic recently. The vets at Bay Road Animal Hospital will continue to use and recommend Trifexis. If you choose to not use … Continue reading

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Heartworm Disease

Heartworm disease kills dogs.  It is spread by mosquitoes which we have in abundance here in Florida. Florida has a lot of parasites in addition to heartworm such as hookworms, fleas, and ticks.  I like to compare the two parasites … Continue reading

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