As we all have been watching, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has made its way to the United States. The health and safety of all Parkway Veterinary Center employees and clients are of utmost importance and we wanted to provide you with information about the proactive planning measures and actions we are undertaking. We know issues like … Read moreAn Update on Our Policies & Procedures
What exactly is tracheal collapse in dogs? The trachea is the windpipe through which dogs-and all of us-breathe. It is a tube that is held open with circular rings of cartilage, just like rings that hold up the play tunnels through which young children crawl. When those rings break down and can no longer hold … Read moreTracheal Collapse in Dogs, Is Your Pet at Risk?
Beautiful, but deadly. Watch out for these toxic plants for pets! April showers bring May flowers! Now that the spring season is approaching, many people will begin gardening, as well as purchasing plants and flowers. As gardens begin to grow and homes and yards become filled with green plants and vibrant blooms, we need to … Read moreToxic Plants for Pets: Beautiful (But Deadly) Blooms This Spring
Grooming, Do’s and Don’ts! There is more to bathing a pet than just soap and water! The most important consideration is how your dog or cat responds to a bath and what you can do to make the experience as pleasurable and pain free as possible. Most cats are not fond of water, so it … Read moreGrooming: How-to’s for Bathing Your Pet Properly
Cats can get heartworm disease too! Many people are familiar with canine heartworm disease, but did you know that it is a serious condition in cats? The symptoms of feline heartworm disease are vague. They can range from a slight cough, vomiting, sluggishness or difficulty breathing. And, of course, the most common-and most terrifying-indicator, which is sudden death … Read moreSudden Death in Cats: Can it happen to You?
Are you taking hair loss in your pet lightly? If yes, you’re dropping the ball! Many dogs suffer from hair loss. It’s a common disorder in dogs that leads to either partial or complete hair loss. You should be on the lookout for hair loss in your pet. Hair loss in your pet can occur … Read moreTake a Veterinarian’s Advice to Prevent Hair Loss in Your Pet!
Behavior problems are the #1 reason dog owners give up their pets to shelters. Different studies have indicated that owners who relinquish their dogs reveal that it is due to a behavioral issue 50 percent to as often as 65 percent of the time. Frequently, it is because the owner encouraged bad behavior when his … Read moreSocializing New Puppies for a Better Human/Animal Bond
We recognize the importance of keeping your dog healthy and clean. That’s why we have one of the best services for dog grooming Sarasota has to offer! We pride ourselves on doing a great job by keeping the dog owners pleased and coming back again and again with their precious pups. So what exactly is dog grooming? … Read moreSo Fresh and So Clean: Choose the Best for Dog Grooming!
When asking yourself “should I spay my dog,” keep in mind that this is a personal and serious decision that affects both your and your dog’s life. There are many reasons why proponents on both sides argue for and against it. Below we’ve outlined 5 commonly asked questions related to “should I spay my dog” … Read moreShould I Spay My Dog? 5 Commonly Asked Questions
A veterinarian answers the question, “Should I neuter my dog?” Every dog owner shares the concern about determining the correct age for neutering a pet dog. While some countries have certain restrictions, economic and cultural prohibitions, it is highly important that you look at the positive side of it and realize its importance. Unless you … Read moreAt What Age Should I Neuter My Dog? Important Question!