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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  • Top 10 Best Christmas Gifts for Your Dog in 2019

    1 Casper Dog Bed

    Have you tried a Casper mattress? They’re heavenly!

    Casper has combined their mattress-making know-how with extensive dog-centered research to create a sleep environment that caters to canines’ natural behaviors.

    Let sleeping dogs lie on foam

    1. Recent lumps or bump that don’t go away on their own or continue to grow
    2. Sores or wounds that don’t heal
    3. Weight loss
    4. Loss of appetite
    5. Bleeding or discharge from anywhere on the body
    6. Foul odors
    7. Difficulty eating, chewing or swallowing
    8. Loss of stamina in dogs, hiding in cats
    9. Persistent limping or lameness
    10. Difficulty breathing, urinating or defecating

    Signs of cancer can be vague….Read More

  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Vet Appointment

    Of course, you want to get the most out of your vet appointment. You made an appointment and took off work. Then you got your dog into the car or your cat into it’s carrier. You saw the doctor and had an exam, got your medications and paid your bill. Now you’re home and realize you forgot to ask…Read More

  • Pet Ear Infections 101

    What Causes an Ear Infection

    Most pet ear infections are actually caused by environmental allergies. Other possible causes are food allergies, swimming or lack of routine cleaning. You may have a good cleaning routine and your dog doesn’t swim but you still battle ear infections. If this is the case, talk to your veterinarian about…Read More

  • How to Treat Bug Bites and Stings in Dogs

    Bees

    Bee stings are painful but rarely harmful. Use a credit card to scrape the stinger out. Don’t use anything to squeeze the stinger, you may release more venom. Clean the area with mild…Read More

  • April is Heartworm Disease Awareness Month!

    Heartworm Basics

    Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets. Foot-long worms that live in the heart, lungs and associated blood vessels of affected pets cause heartworm disease. Heartworms cause severe lung disease, heart failure and damage to other organs in the body.

    Dogs are the natural host…Read More

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