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3 Signs Your Pup Needs To Visit the Animal Hospital

April 26th, 2016

Those of us with furry friends in Tampa know when something is off in their attitude or behavior. Sometimes it’s as simple as bristling at the sight of a new neighbor but at other times, it’s something more serious. We urge pet owners to trust their gut and bring Cato to the animal hospital if they suspect something is wrong.


3 Ways to Improve Your Canine Hospital Visit

March 18th, 2016

The events that lead you and your furry friend to a canine hospital can be distressing, but it’s important to remember that help is within reach. At Tampa Bay K9 Rehabilitation Center in St. Petersburg, we help dogs of all ages and conditions to regain strength and mobility. Here are three suggestions we have to improve your first visit.


 Canine Hospital Tips: 3 Ways to Manage Your Dog’s Weight

February 19th, 2016

As a pet owner, your furry friend is like another member of the family. You want to see Fido happy and healthy, but managing his weight can prove to be challenging. Under-exercising and overeating are the two primary causes of obesity. Whether you’re regularly skipping walks or feeding Daisy under the table, most Tampa dog owners aren’t aware that they are contributing to excessive weight gain. Experts from a canine hospital have three suggestions for managing your pooch’s poundage.


How To Treat 3 Common Dog Injuries

January 8th, 2016

It’s no surprise that an active pup is a happy one. Whether they’re playing fetch, joining you for a long run or mastering agility techniques in St. Petersburg, it’s a joy to see a dog in its element. If your pet becomes injured, it can be difficult to adjust. If you don’t know how to best help your furry friend, recovery could take longer than expected. With assistance from professionals at a canine hospital, your dog can get back in action as soon as possible!


 Arthritis Treatments: Laser Therapy for Dogs

December 16th, 2015

Nearly 40% of dogs will develop arthritis in their lifetime, limiting their ability to walk, interact with their families, and live a long and happy life. There are many different types of arthritis, but since canines are living longer lives due to good nutrition and medical care, age-related degenerative arthritis is one of the most common forms. Senior pet therapy is increasingly necessary to enhance your pup’s quality of life and it’s important to know the symptoms and treatment options available to you right in St. Petersburg.


Benefits of Canine Chiropractic Care

November 17th, 2015

Having to take your dog to a Tampa animal clinic is stressful for both of you. A basic checkup can be hard, and everything becomes more much more emotionally taxing if your dog happens to be ill. Having to put your furry friend through surgery or take medications can be draining, since many people view their dog as a member of the family and want to provide them with the best possible care. However, there are other methods of caring for your pooch besides drugs and surgery. One new treatment that is quickly gaining national popularity is chiropractic care for your canine. If your dog is old or has been limping about Tampa more than usual, you may want to head to a nearby animal clinic and give this new therapy a try.


Is Your Pup in Pain? Visit an Animal Rehabilitation Center!

October 7th, 2015

Man’s best friend is not only an adorable companion but a tough one as well. Dogs have stood up to weather, terrain, physical labor, and other harsh conditions for hundreds of years, and although they may not want to believe it, they aren’t invincible. Pups are creatures that don’t want to show pain, and often go to great lengths to hide it, thanks to their basic survival instincts that were necessary for their wild counterparts. It’s important to be aware of indicators that your pet is in pain— pain that can be managed with the help of an animal rehabilitation center right here in Tampa.


Finding the Best Dog Hospital in St. Petersburg

September 10th, 2015

You want the absolute best for your pet, and that means knowing where to find the best dog hospital in St. Petersburg. The services you need will depend on the condition of your pup, but having a clinic and rehab in one building is something you’re sure to benefit from. Finding the most comprehensive medical treatment in one location means you’ll have better care and consistency for you and your furry friend.


Orthopedic Conditions to Watch For in Your Dog

August 7th, 2015

Orthopedic conditions are some of the most common reasons for a visit to our Tampa canine hospital because of their frequency in dogs. Though sometimes minor, these are conditions that can be significantly improved through the use of our veterinary rehabilitation programs.


Orthopedic Dog Doctor Services in Tampa and St. Petersburg

July 30th, 2015

When you have an older dog, or one that has recently experienced and injury or trauma, you may need the professional services of an orthopedic dog doctor. If you live in the St. Petersburg or Tampa Bay area, come visit our clinic to get your furry friend back to better health as quickly as possible.


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