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Pet Insurance: Is It Worth It?

Pet Insurance: Is It Worth It?

As pet owners, we will do everything in our power to ensure our pets live long and healthy lives. If our pets are sick, there is no question that we want the best healthcare for our furry friends. The last thing any pet parent wants to face is a choice between saving their pet or […]

Are Rabies Vaccinations Necessary Anymore?

Are Rabies Vaccinations Necessary Anymore?

The short answer is yes, but let’s explain why! It is true that rabies is not as widespread as it once was, though it still affects many wild dogs, raccoons, bats, and skunks. Some pet owners believe that because it isn’t as common, or because their pet stays mostly indoors, they can opt out of […]

Canine Influenza Outbreak

Canine Influenza Outbreak

On June 16, the University of Florida confirmed that more than 20 dogs have been diagnosed with Canine Influenza (H3N2). They also note that cases seen by veterinarians outside the college cannot be tracked since Canine Influenza not considered a reportable disease by the state. The Florida Department of Agriculture reports that while the H3N2 […]