October 21, 2016

Extra TLC for Senior Dogs

If your dog has reached senior status, he or she may need just a little extra attention to make life easier. Here are some tips from Dr. Anne Chauvet of Critical Vet Care. Memory foam or egg crate bedding can help to cushion sore and tired muscles and joints If you have a step down […]

It’s never too early to book your pet sitter

Traveling around the holidays is always stressful. Knowing that your pet is in good hands can relieve at least some of that anxiety. Really good pet sitters often get booked up early. Here are some trusted resources that you can rely on to take care of your dogs and other pets when you are enjoying […]

Wilson – Adoptable Shih-Tzu

WILSON HAS BEEN ADOPTED! Have you ever felt like you were on a desert island? Alone with no one to talk to? Wilson, this adoptable Shih-Tzu can change all that in a heartbeat. He is unable to bear weight on his right rear leg from an old injury. Wilson gets along just fine and it […]

Canine Diabetes

by:  Wendy Ying, DVM Five Elements for Animals, Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine Is your dog really thirsty all the time? Having accidents in the house? You might think its a training issue, but it may be time for a trip to vet. Diabetes in pets is similar to Diabetes in people, Dogs tend to have […]

Preventing and treating pneumonia: Lulu’s story

This little French BullDog named Lulu got pneumonia from food inadvertently entering her lungs. Fortunately, she was treated at Sarasota’s Critical Vet Care.  You can see her story here. If your puppy or dog gobbles food too quickly, you may want to consider a “slow” dog food bowl. These bowls have protrusions from the bottom of […]

VetCare Express Photo Contest – Where’s Big Red?

Most of us have seen VetCare Express’s big red truck – the animal ambulance around town. Cheryl Brady, owner of the fleet told us that people are often snapping photos or even leaving notes on the truck to say hello.  One pet owner left a stuffed animal on the truck with a note that said […]

4th of July Safety Tips

We all look forward to this weekend – kind of a mid-point of summer- when we can kick back and really celebrate. But for dogs – all of this carrying on may not be such a good thing. SarasotaDog talked with Cheryl Brady of VetCare Express for some ideas to ensure that everyone in the family has a great 4th.

Start the day off right with a romp in the park early with your dog.

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A dog’s neurological exam

What really happens in a neurological exam for dogs? Check out these first steps a pet neurologist will take to access your dog’s stability and state. If you suspect your dog is having a neurological issue, please talk with your veterinarian as soon as possible or contact Dr. Anne Chauvet of Critical Vet Care. 941-929-1818

Lily – Sweet Poodle-Bichon for Adoption

Lily is an adorable Bichon Poodle Mix.   If you are looking for a happy companion, Lily is your girl.   With all of the panache and humor of a mature lady, Lilly will be delighted to take car rides, and go visiting with you.  Her manners are impeccable, she’s potty trained and gets along […]

Satchel’s Last Resort receives donation from Bayside Pet Resort

No one was happier today than Mackenzie.   This little dog was able to be rescued and receive the medical treatment for a broken femur thanks to the Bow Wow Luau contributions and funds matched by Mr. Bob Huff, owner of Bayside Pet Resort Osprey.   The presentation was made by Bob Huff, whose love […]