Pets hold a special place in our hearts. They are our loyal companions, our confidants, and our sources of endless joy. As pet owners, we strive to provide them with the best possible care throughout their lives. However, there comes a time when we must face the difficult decision of
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Caring For Your Dog After Surgery
When your dog has surgery, it can be a difficult and stressful time for both you and your furry friend. After the procedure, your dog will require extra care and attention to ensure a smooth recovery. At Pet Urgent Care in Wesley Chapel, we believe it’s very important to educate
Helping Your Dog Recover Well From Surgery
As a loving dog owner, it’s hard to see your furry friend undergo surgery. Whether it’s a routine spay or neuter, or a more serious procedure, ensuring your dog recovers well is essential for their health and well-being. In this blog post, we’ll discuss ways to help your dog recover
Signs and Treatments of Heatstroke in Cats
Heatstroke is a serious condition that can be life-threatening for cats. It occurs when a cat’s internal temperature rises above the normal range due to exposure to high temperatures or excessive physical activity. Heatstroke (also known as hyperthermia) in cats can cause a variety of symptoms and can be fatal
Labored Breathing in Dogs & Cats
Is your dog or cat having a hard time catching their breath? Does their breathing sound abnormal, or do they appear to be struggling with each breath? Breathing problems can be very scary, especially in a pet that cannot verbally communicate with you what is going on. In this post,
What is Kennel Cough?
If you’ve ever owned a dog, you’ve probably heard of kennel cough when you took your pup in for their routine vaccines. If you’ve ever boarded a dog at a kennel or vet’s office, you’ve almost undoubtedly heard of it, as most boarding facilities require that your dog receive the
Signs Your Pet Ate Something Toxic
Over 200,000 pets ingest something poisonous in the U.S. each year, and this is likely far underestimated due to underreporting. Poison ingestion can happen in various ways. It is usually caused by eating something toxic accidentally, however, there are other ways pets come into contact with poisons, such as intentional
Can Pets Have Blood Pressure Problems?
Humans aren’t the only creatures that can be plagued by high or low blood pressure. Dogs and cats, along with pretty much all other pets, can also be affected when their blood pressure deviates too far from the normal range. In this post, we’ll talk about what blood pressure is,
Should I Be Worried About a Lump on My Dog?
If you’ve noticed a lump or bump on your dog of unknown origin, don’t panic. While it’s easy for us to drift to the worst-case scenario, let’s not start throwing the c-word around just yet. There are many reasons why a dog might have a mystery lump, and most of
Signs Your Cat has Dermatitis
If your cat is scratching excessively, you’re probably searching for a solution. Often, a cat scratching too much is a sign of feline dermatitis. In this post, we’ll review what feline dermatitis is, what causes it, and how you can identify it. What is Feline Dermatitis? Feline dermatitis is simply