Category Archives: General Pet Health

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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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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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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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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ARC Success Story

Bay Road Animal Hospital teamed up with the Animal Rescue Coalition (ARC) at the start of this year to help with their goals of reducing pet overpopulation and providing emergency veterinary care to adoptable pets. So far, Bay Road’s doctors … Continue reading

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Florida Wintertime Myths

Pet owners hear many different myths about how to take care of their pets, especially during the winter months in Florida. Dr. Rosenberry addresses some myths in this month’s adrticle. Myth#1 – My dogs and cats don’t need to be on … Continue reading

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Halloween and Pets Q & A

Question 1– I have a Rhodesian Ridgeback at home and she has a knack for getting food left on tables, in cabinets, etc. I have heard chocolate is bad for dogs, is this true? If so, and she gets into … Continue reading

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A Reminder About Rabies

55,000 people die worldwide every year from rabies, and these people typically are infected from rabid dog bites. Rabies is a fatal, viral disease that is spread through the bites of infected mammals; both wild and domestic. It is spread … Continue reading

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Do Older Pets require Less Medical Care?

Many people believe that pets are less prone to medical problems as they age. Is this true? NO! As pets get older, they become more susceptible to certain diseases and conditions, including weight and mobility changes; osteoarthritis; kidney, heart, and … Continue reading

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