Senior dog next to a man in jean shorts.

Why is My Dog Limping? Causes for Lameness in Dogs When dog owners notice a change in their dog’s walking behavior, such as a limp or refusing to put weight on one of their paws or legs, it’s a clear sign that your dog is dealing with a physical injury or challenge. Dogs have a…

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Should I Be Worried About a Lump on My Dog? For most owners, a new lump on your dog can be a source of panic and worry. Most people associate lumps on dogs with one of the most common causes of lumps in people: cancer. But it’s important to keep in mind that many different…

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How Often Should You Bathe Your Dog? Some dogs love a good bath, while others want nothing to do with it. But baths are an important part of providing regular care for your dogs, even if they’re resistant to this hygienic practice. How often should you bathe your dog, exactly? It can depend on your…

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Dog sick with worms lying on a carpet

Does My Dog Have Worms? Signs and Symptoms No one wants to put the health of their dog in danger, but sometimes problems can develop inside of your pet that you may not even realize are happening. One of those worrisome issues is worms. These parasites can cause serious damage if not treated. If you ignore the signs your dog has…

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Lost Dog on the road in a forest

What To Do If You Find a Lost Pet in Jacksonville, FL Occasionally, we hear the question, “I found an abandoned dog nearby! What do I do?” Luckily, concern citizens have access to several places for help in Jax. Lost pets wandering a park, street or urban area should be brought to your nearest shelter…

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Brown dog in the waves of the ocean under a blue sky

Can Dogs Swim in the Ocean? Things To Keep In Mind Living close to the ocean has many benefits, including taking walks on the beach with your best friend whenever you want. Dog owners may want to bring their four-legged friends along to some of the area’s best dog beaches, but many dog owners have questions and concerns,…

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Florida Hot Weather Tips for Your Dogs

Too Hot For Dogs: How the Florida Summer Heat Affects Dogs The summer is a great time to get outside and enjoy the warm Florida weather. But the heat and humidity in the state can lead to pets in distress. Florida temperatures can cause serious problems for dogs, which is why owners need to be…

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Dogs Licking Paw - Tips & Advice

Why is My Dog Licking Its Paws? 14 Possible Reasons Most pet owners have observed their pets licking, slurping at and chewing their feet at one point or another, but when a dog continuously licks its paws, some wonder if it is a cause for concern. They’ll ask us, “Why is my dog licking his…

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