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  • Boxers Take Center Stage: Treasure Clinic Celebrates National Day

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    January 17th is a day of tribute to our furry friends: it’s National Boxer Day! With their boundless affection and playful antics, Boxers have endeared themselves to countless families. Uncover the charm of this beloved breed with insights from a Saint Lucie County, FL veterinarian. Delving into Boxer Basics: An Overview Boxers embody a balance of athleticism and charm, evident in their playful engagements with toys. Typically standing at two feet in height at the … Read More »

  • Adopting A Rescued Bird: Is Polly Right For You? 

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    Happy New Year from all of us at Morningside Animal Hospital! This month is dedicated to Adopting Rescued Birds! These charming creatures can bring lots of joy and love into a household. Despite their small size, our feathered friends are full of charm and character, and can liven up any day with their cute antics and musical voices. However, bird ownership may not be the right fit for everyone. Our feathered friends have specific needs … Read More »

  • Holiday Pet Travel Safety

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    If you’re planning to travel in the next few weeks, you’re not alone. According to a study by IPX1031, about 62 percent of Americans will be traveling this month. About 38 percent are going to a nearby state and 12 percent are traveling internationally. The other 50 percent are split between going across the country and staying in their home state.Many pet owners also travel with their furry and feathered friends each year, with approximately … Read More »

  • Common Holiday Hazards for Pets – What You Need to Know

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    The holiday season is a wonderful time filled with joy and cheer, but it’s important to remember that it can present some potential dangers for our beloved pets. While we decorate our homes and savor seasonal goodies, it’s crucial to remain vigilant about common holiday hazards that could harm our furry friends. Read on as a local vet offers up some tips on how to keep your pets safe during the holiday season. Toxic Holiday … Read More »

  • Teaching Your Pet To Use Talking Paw Buttons

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    Technology has certainly come a long way in recent years, and our furry friends have not been left behind. One of the most ground-breaking and interesting pet products that’s recently come out is also one of the simplest: the talking paw buttons. These are programmable pads that you can train Fido and Fluffy to step on when they want to communicate certain words. A local vet offers some tips on teaching your pet to use … Read More »

  • Do Budgies Need a Buddy? The Truth About Social Birds

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    If you’ve ever wondered whether your feathered friend needs a buddy, you’re not alone. Budgies, those charming little parakeets, are known for their vibrant colors and lively personalities. But are they better off flying solo or with a companion? Read on as a vet talks about the pros of buddy vs no buddy, and find out if your budgie needs a friend. The Lone Ranger – Pros of a Single Budgie Strong Bond with You … Read More »

  • Fall Dog Treats

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    Autumn is in the air! The leaves are changing, and the temperatures are cooling off. Many of you are likely enjoying some of your favorite seasonal foods, whether that means a pumpkin spice latte, fresh apple cider, or candy corn. Our canine pals can also enjoy a few autumn classics. A local vet offers some tips on giving Fido some fall treats in this article. Pumpkin Yums For this one, you’ll mix pureed plain pumpkin … Read More »

  • Exploring Animal Welfare Week – Joining the Cause

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    Are you an animal lover looking for ways to make a positive impact on the lives of our furry and feathered friends? Well, you’re in luck because Animal Welfare Week is just around the corner! Read on as a vet talks about this important holiday for pets and how you can get involved. What is Animal Welfare Week? Animal Welfare Week is an annual event that shines a spotlight on the well-being of animals of … Read More »

  • Canine Enrichment

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    September is Responsible Dog Ownership Month. One thing that is very important to Fido’s health and well-being is providing enrichment. Your furry friend will likely spend between 8 and 14 hours a day sleeping. That still leaves him with at least ten hours a day to fill! A local vet offers some insight on this below. What Is Canine Enrichment? Enrichment, in this sense, means keeping Fido active and entertained, and making sure he isn’t … Read More »

  • 5 Fall Safety Tips for Pet Owners

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    With the vibrant colors of fall just around the corner, it’s time for pet owners to take a few extra steps to ensure their furry companions stay safe and happy during this season of change. Just like we humans adjust to the cooler weather and shorter days, our pets also need a bit of extra care during the fall. Read on as a vet offers up five essential fall safety tips to keep your pets … Read More »