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


  • 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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  • Why should I spay or neuter my dog?

    Spaying or neutering your dog is part of being a responsible pet owner. Not only does it help with the overpopulation problem, but it also has many benefits for the individual animal who has the procedure.

    Health Benefits

    Your female pet will live a longer, healthier life. Spaying can help to prevent your female dog from having many serious health problems, such as…

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What Does Being AAHA Accredited Mean?

Who is AAHA? The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is the ...