Tavares Animal Hospital

418 East Alfred Street, Tavares, FL 32778
Monday thru Friday 8:00am - 5:30pm

Office: (352) 343-7793 Emergency: (407) 644-4449


  • Pet Dental Cleaning FAQs

    Pets have moved out of the backyard and into the bed. As their quality of life has improved, so has the quality of their health care. Several years ago no-one had heard of cleaning a pet’s teeth. Now, it’s part of  routine health care. Dental cleanings has become one of the most common procedures we perform. Here are the answers to…

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  • Why Does My Pet Need An Annual Exam






    We like to think that our pets will live forever, but the truth is that their lives pass very quickly. What might seem like frequent visits to the veterinarian to us are not for them. If you think of it in terms of 1 year for us is 7 years for our pets, an annual exam is actually EVERY 7 YEARS…

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  • Back to School is Ruff on Dogs








    Summer is great fun for dogs, the kids are home and there’s always someone to play with. Back to school can be a hard time, one day it’s party time, the next everyone’s gone. Some dogs can become depressed going from constant companionship to being alone and bored all day. Dogs can suffer from depression and anxiety just like people.


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  • Our Picks for the Top 5 Dog Beaches Near Central Florida














    Smyrna Dunes Park Dog Beach

    2995 N Peninsula Dr, New Smyrna Beach, FL, US, 32169


    Dogs are welcome to join you on-leash at this lovely inlet which also includes a dog hose down area, showers and bathrooms. This park has five ecosystems represented within it, elevated boardwalks, picnic pavilions, nature trails, an observation tower, and…

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  • Pros and Cons of Adopting a Shelter Cat




    June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month. There are pros and cons to adopting a cat from a shelter versus purchasing one from a breeder.



    catFirst, the cons. The large majority of the cats in pet shelters are a bit older, so it may take you a little while to find the cute little kitten…

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  • Pet Pig Veterinary Care

    Pet pigs need the same veterinary care as dogs and cats. Annual physical examination, vaccinations, fecal checks, and routine dental care is the minimum standard of care. Piglets should be examined and start their vaccines at 3 to 4 weeks of age.


    Pot Bellied Pigs should be vaccinated against erysipelas and tetanus. Two initial vaccinations 3–4 weeks apart are followed by boosters…

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Pet Dental Cleaning FAQs

Pets have moved out of the backyard and into the ...