Acupuncture & How it Can Help Your Pet Acupuncture ~ when ancient art meets modern science, giving us the best of both worlds Acupuncture for Pets is a therapeutic option for many veterinary health problems, most especially pain. It was originally believed to be based on energy flow through the body and its practice has
Dental disease is one of the most common medical problems in our family friends. Fortunately, it’s a problem that can be managed and treated. Of course, like dental problems in humans, it’s better to treat early. Periodontal disease affecting the gums and supporting tissues is quite common and is the leading cause of tooth loss
We develop flea control and prevention programs for the specific needs of your pet and your unique environmental circumstances. We will suggest a strategy to best control fleas in your house, in your yard, and on your pet.
We will provide guidance regarding your pet’s nutritional requirements for each life stage, including dietary recommendations for growth, weight maintenance, and improved quality of life. We also make available dietary management programs for specific health problems such as food allergy, cardiac, and kidney disease. We have specialized nutrition programs for weight loss and also have
When your beloved pet requires a bit of loving direction, we can provide advice regarding the correction of unwanted behavior such as excessive barking, chewing, spraying, scratching, digging, house soiling or aggression. We offer behavioral modification approaches and pharmaceutical management when indicated. We will gladly work out an approach to correct to your pet’s misbehavior.
Routine bathing and nail care for general grooming are provided. We also offer therapeutic bathing and skin care treatments for various dermatologic conditions Monday through Friday. Dermatologic issues are managed on an individualized basis with therapy selection based on the specific skin condition.
Please call our main telephone number (727-785-6524) for instructions for after-hour emergencies or see our emergency page.
We maintain a complete inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos, and heartworm preventatives and flea control products to treat your pet. Our pharmacy is well stocked with a large variety of therapeutic medications. If your pet needs something in a size not commercially available, we can have that compounded to an appropriate size for them –
Our in-house laboratory facilities provide for serum chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, fungal culture and testing for blood and intestinal parasites and other anomalies. We also make use of commercial veterinary diagnostic laboratories for affordable comprehensive profiles and specialized testing. Some very specialized testing is performed in veterinary universities throughout the country.
Our hospital provides ECG services on-site and consults with cardiology specialists in Gainesville and New York as needed.