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 Put Your Dog on a Diet

    The average American dog is overweight. Too many calories and not enough exercise can pack the pounds on our dogs just like it does to us. Large meals, lots of treats, unhealthy human foods and a sedentary lifestyle leads to obesity in our pets. Obesity is a serious health condition and leads to whole host of Read More

  • Boarding Your Pet During a Hurricane

    Meteorologists are predicting an extremely active hurricane season this year. Many of our clients choose to board their pets with us during hurricanes in case they decide to evacuate. Some just want the peace of mind knowing their pets are safe in the event they sustain damage to their homes. We have a generator for power outages and hurricane…Read More

  • What happens when your pet has surgery?

    So, what exactly happens when your pet has surgery? Dropping your pet off for a surgical procedure can be very stressful. Even though you trust your veterinarian, it’s not easy to hand your baby over and walk out the door. Sometimes, knowing exactly what’s happening can help ease some anxiety.

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    If you’ve ever wondered if you could express your dog’s anal glands at home, you came to the right place. If you have a small or medium sized dog, you’re probably well acquainted with having your pup’s anal glands expressed. But, a trip to the veterinarian isn’t always necessary. Some dogs are easily done by you at home….Read More

  • How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears

    Cleaning your dog’s ears is just part of being a pup parent. It doesn’t have to be scary for you or your dog. Getting into an ear cleaning routine can go a long way toward avoiding vet visits. Click here for more information about ear infections. Aim for…Read More

  • Foods Toxic to Pets and Other Foods They Shouldn’t Eat

    Alcohol

    Can cause vomiting, diarrhea, decreased coordination, central nervous system depression, difficulty breathing, tremors, abnormal blood acidity, coma, and death.

    Grapes and Raisins

    Can cause kidney failure.

    Macadamia Nuts

    Can cause weakness, depression, vomiting, tremors and hyperthermia (elevated body temperature).

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