Florida Winters for Pets

Sand snowman.

Winter is coming! Even in the relatively mild Florida winter, you’ll have to find ways to keep your pets safe, warm, and happy. Luckily, there are simple things you can do to make sure your dog or cat stays healthy during the colder months. Here are some tips for keeping your furry  friend comfortable when the temperatures drop.

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Tips and Tricks to Help Your Pet With Separation Anxiety

A dog with separation anxiety.

With another summer break over and school back in session, your cat or dog might be wondering what the morning fuss and rush is all about and where everyone is going. Our furry sidekicks are creatures of habit, and they thrive on consistent routines. If your pet has become accustomed to extra TLC over the summer, he might experience separation anxiety when his schedule changes.

At Animal Medical Center, we understand that mental and emotional health is extremely important to your pet’s overall wellbeing. Our caring team has compiled some tips for helping your pet adapt to a new routine.

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Local Pet-Friendly Family Outings for Summer

A dog cuddles his owner.

Summer is in full swing, and if you’re looking for pet-friendly fun in the sun, Animal Medical Center has you covered! Our pet experts have compiled suggestions for summer activities you can enjoy with your pet. And while many of these pastimes seem perfect for pooches, you might have a charismatic cat or fun-loving ferret who wouldn’t mind joining in.

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How to Keep Your Pet’s Paws Safe This Summer

Dog drinking water on a hot day.

The summer sun is great for pool parties and lazy days at the beach, but when the mercury rises, so do the chances of your pet’s paws being burned by hot surfaces. Sidewalks, pavement, and beach sand can get much hotter than the ambient temperature, which leaves those precious paw pads vulnerable to burns and blisters. 

Your pet’s paws deserve pampering year-round, but special precautions are necessary in the summer heat. At Animal Medical Center, we want you and your pets to enjoy a fun-filled summer with plenty of outdoor time together. We’ve put together some practical suggestions for keeping pets—and their paws—safe and healthy. 

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