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Nose-to-Tail Coverage: The Need for Pet Health Insurance

Pet health insurance is gaining popularity in the United States, yet far too many pets still lack coverage. Of the 114 million cats and dogs here, only 4.41 million have health insurance. With the rising costs of, well, everything, since the COVID-19 pandemic, you should consider a pet health insurance policy that can pay for [...]

Navigating Allergic Reactions in Pets: Your Roadmap to Effective Care

Allergic reactions occur frequently in pets, developing acutely or turning into a chronic disease. By learning how to identify, manage, and prevent allergic reactions in your furry pal, you can avoid more serious health problems and keep your pet comfortable. Identifying an allergic reaction in your pet Subtle, chronic signs can make spotting an allergic [...]

Prescription for Success: 5 Reasons to Use Our Online Pharmacy

With the Palm Valley Veterinary Center online pharmacy, following “doctor’s orders” has never been easier. Our digital storefront is a fast, effective, and convenient way to manage your pet’s prescriptions, food, and other supplies without needing to pick up the phone or stop by our clinic. When you use our online pharmacy, you can be [...]

Bedside Service: The Advantages of In-House Diagnostic Veterinary Testing

Veterinarians rely heavily on a patient’s history and comprehensive physical examination to glean clues about a pet’s health or to diagnose a disease or illness, but these don’t always provide a complete picture. Diagnostic tests provide detailed information about a pet’s internal health, which along with your furry pal’s history and physical examination findings, your [...]

Natural Healing: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Pets

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has been available to humans and pets for many decades, but this treatment modality’s use has been limited to a few conditions that have proven to respond well. Although this natural, drug-free treatment is still not widely used, many veterinary specialty centers have discovered that hyperbaric oxygen therapy is beneficial to patients [...]

The Lowdown on Lyme Disease in Pets

Lyme disease is one of the most well-known tick-borne diseases in people and animals, but many pet owners may not know much about the intricacies of the disease. For example, did you realize that Lyme disease is more a canine problem than feline? While your cat can technically contract Lyme disease, that occurs extremely rarely [...]

5 Creative Ways to Help Pets Beat the Heat

Temperatures and humidity are steadily rising, thanks to Florida’s summer sun, which most people enjoy, but can endanger many pets. Basic tenets for keeping pets cool include avoiding outdoor pet exercise during the hottest parts of the day, providing pets with shade and cool water, always supervising pets outdoors, and never leaving pets in hot [...]

July Fourth Pet Safety Do’s and Don’ts

July Fourth barbecues, parades, and fireworks displays are part of the holiday’s festivities, but these patriotic traditions can pose dangers to your pet. Many exciting July Fourth festivities can put your pet in harm’s way. Our Palm Valley Veterinary Center team shares July Fourth pet safety do's and don'ts to help ensure that you and [...]

Bufo Toad Poisoning in Pets

Bufo toads are an invasive species in Florida that pose a significant threat to pets. They secrete toxins that can lead to life-threatening consequences for affected cats and dogs. Our Palm Valley Veterinary Center team doesn’t want a toad to endanger your four-legged friend, and we offer information about these amphibians and tips to protect [...]

Heartworm Disease and Prevention in Pets

Heartworms are dangerous and potentially lethal parasites that affect millions of pets every year. The parasite is spread by mosquitoes, and once transmitted, the heartworms grow and develop inside a pet’s heart and lungs, leading to severe health problems. The good news? Heartworm prevention is highly effective and can safeguard your pet from this deadly [...]

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