April is Heartworm Awareness Month - FloridaWild Veterinary Hospital is celebrating April as Heartworm Awareness Month. Heartworm Disease in Cats By Jo Singer, MSW, CSW, LCSW, (Ret) What is heartworm Disease and which species are susceptible to this infection? Heartworm Disease is a serious condition which is potentially life threatening. The disease is caused by a blood-borne parasite called Dirofilaria immitis…
March is Avian Awareness Month - By Jo Singer, MSW, CSW, LCSW (Ret.) Spring flies in this year on March 20, 2017. In celebration of the spring Equinox, FloridaWild Veterinary Hospital is commemorating the event by proclaiming March as Avian Awareness Month. This gives bird lovers, who are sharing their hearts and homes with these delightful winged wonders, the opportunity to…
February is Dental Health Month at FloridaWild Veterinary Hospital - Athena (FloridaWild patient) By: Jo Singer, MSW, CSW, LCSW (Ret.) Although February is the shortest month in the year, when it comes to our pets’ health, it is the longest one in the “love” department. Therefore it makes perfect sense that FloridaWild Veterinary Hospital is celebrating February as National Pet Dental Health Month. February is…
FloridaWild Veterinary Hospital Celebrates January as “Pet Obesity Awareness Month” - By Jo Singer, MSW, CSW, LCSW (Ret.) Fat Cat: Flickr User: Les Chatfield Rich, powerful tycoons are often called “fat cats.” But there is nothing positive about “flabby felines” or “chubby canines.” Sadly, many people still regard overweight dogs or kitties as “cute.” Realistically speaking, holistic veterinarian, Dr. Jean Hofve, internationally known for her expertise…