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Here, our Ocala veterinarians share helpful tips with you as well as advice to keep your pet's happy and healthy

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Cataract Surgery for Dogs

Cataract Surgery for Dogs

Posted Aug 5th, 2022

Cataracts are a fairly common eye condition in dogs, leading to blurred vision and eventual blindness if left untreated, but surgery can often help to restore a pet's sight. Here, our Ocala vets share more about cataract surgery for dogs.

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How Often Should I Take My Dog to the Vet?

How Often Should I Take My Dog to the Vet?

Posted Jul 30th, 2022

You love your pup and want to give them their best chance at a long and happy life, that's where regular preventive veterinary care comes in. But exactly how often should you take your dog to the vet? Our Ocala vets explain...

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How to Take Care of a Pet Lizard

How to Take Care of a Pet Lizard

Posted Jul 26th, 2022

If you are thinking about getting a pet but the traditional furry pets aren't right for you then you might find an interest in reptiles. Today, our Ocala exotic animal vets talk about how to care for a pet lizard and potential health concerns to keep in mind.

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How Long Can You Leave a Cat Home Alone?

How Long Can You Leave a Cat Home Alone?

Posted Jul 15th, 2022

Cats may seem aloof, but evidence suggests that cats do get lonely, and of course, they need us to provide them with all the things they need to thrive. Here, our Ocala vets explain how long you can leave a cat alone, and give tips for keeping your cat safe and content while you are away.

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Dog Stops Walking and Won't Move! Reasons & What to Do

Dog Stops Walking and Won't Move! Reasons & What to Do

Posted Jun 30th, 2022

You're out walking your dog on a beautiful day when they suddenly stop and refuse to move. Today, our Ocala vets discuss why this might happen and what you can do about it.

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Does My Indoor Cat Need a Friend?

Does My Indoor Cat Need a Friend?

Posted Jun 15th, 2022

Cats, despite their reputation as solitary creatures, are gregarious animals who thrive on forming intimate bonds with other animals. Today, our Ocala veterinarians talk about getting another cat if you already have one, as well as how to introduce them to each other.

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Iguana as a Pet: What You Should Know

Iguana as a Pet: What You Should Know

Posted May 31st, 2022

Are you thinking about getting your own pet green or blue iguana? That's fantastic if you're ready for it and have all of the necessary resources to prepare for a life of reptile parenthood. Our Ocala vets discuss what you need to know before adopting an Iguana lizard as a pet.

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Best Reptile Pets For Beginners

Best Reptile Pets For Beginners

Posted May 15th, 2022

Reptiles are an excellent alternative for owners looking for companions who are easy to care for, distinctive, or even hypoallergenic. Reptiles are excellent pets, but they have certain requirements that cats and dogs do not. Adopting a reptile entails knowing about its requirements and determining whether it is appropriate for you and your home. Our Ocala vets list the best reptiles for beginners.

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Is a Sea Turtle a Reptile or Amphibian?

Is a Sea Turtle a Reptile or Amphibian?

Posted Apr 30th, 2022

Is a turtle considered a reptile? The answer is, in a nutshell, yes. What about a turtle, though, qualifies it as a reptile? Our Ocala vets respond to this question today.

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Should I Get a Burmese Python as a Pet?

Should I Get a Burmese Python as a Pet?

Posted Apr 15th, 2022

Care for a Burmese Python necessitates extensive planning, education, and supervision. Today, our Ocala veterinarians provide advice on what to consider before purchasing a pet Python.

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