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

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  • How to Help Your Dog Get Used to Wearing a Cone

    Everybody hates the cone. You hate it. Your dog hates it. We hate that he has to wear it too. But unfortunately, if you’ve been given one, he has to wear it. Continue reading for some tips on how to help your dog get used to wearing his e-collar.

    Does my dog…Read More

  • Parvo Frequently Asked Questions

    When getting a new puppy one of the main concerns is canine parvovirus. Many people have a lot of questions about parvo and how to prevent it in their new puppy. Below are our answers to our most frequently asked questions about parvo.

    What is parvo

    Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious virus….Read More

  • 12 Best Ways to Save Money on Veterinary Care

    We know health care for pets can be expensive. It’s especially difficult when there is an unexpected illness or injury. Here are the 12 best ways to save money on veterinary care.

    1. Get pet insurance for unexpected expenses.

    If you know you will not be financially prepared to handle an unexpected…Read More

  • Exercise Tips for Dogs with Arthritis

    Keeping moving is the key to a longer, healthier, happier life for your arthritic dog. Arthritis is a vicious cycle. Your dog hurts, so she doesn’t want to go for her walk. She stops walking and loses muscle strength, becomes stiffer and less flexible. Her pain increases and she wants to move even less. It may seem counter-intuitive, but…Read More

  • Fun Things to do with Your Dog

    Go to the dog park. If your dog likes to play with other dog, the dog park can be great fun and exercise. Don’t forget to bring some water and a bowl.

    Play a game of fetch. Avoid using sticks to avoid injury. If you use a ball, use one that has large holes all over….Read More

  • Health Risks in Obese Dogs

    An estimated 60% of cats and 56% of dogs in the United States are overweight or obese. There are many health risks and yet pet lovers often take overweight or obese dogs casually. But these dogs are at higher risk for many serious consequences.

    Arthritis

    Joint disease is one of the most…Read More

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How to Help Your Dog Get Used to Wearing a Cone

Everybody hates the cone. You hate it. Your dog hates ...