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Pet Tips

Oaks and Northwood Oaks Veterinary Hospitals want to help you provide veterinary care for your pets. Our tips cover a variety of topics, ranging from seasonal concerns to common medical problems. Please check back often for our regular updates.

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) - Infection of the Bladder

March 12, 2012
The urinary tract consists of the kidneys, the ureters (tubes…

Treat Recipe

March 12, 2012
If your pet is on a restricted diet, such as Hill's Prescription…

Treat Arthritis with Adequan

March 12, 2012
Arthritis is a crippling disease which affects millions of dogs.…

Top Ten Hot Weather Tips

March 12, 2012
In summertime, the living isn't always easy for our animal friends.…

Thunderstorm Phobias

March 12, 2012
Here are some tips to help keep your pet safe and comfortable…

Summertime temperatures are here!

March 12, 2012
While cats have the good sense to nap during the hottest parts…

Pyoderma - Infection of the Skin

March 12, 2012
Pyoderma is a skin infection caused by bacteria. The most common…

Puppy Kindergarten

March 12, 2012
The Alachua County Humane Society Announces Puppy Kindergart…

Products for Flea Control - Comfortis and Vectra

March 12, 2012
Comfortis: Comfortis is a canine flea control medication available…

Pet Obesity

March 12, 2012
Everyone has heard about the obesity epidemic in humans, but…

Pet Insurance

March 12, 2012
Any unexpected illness or injury can happen to any pet, and treatments…

Otitis Externa - Infection of Ears

March 12, 2012
Otitis externa is an infection of the external ear canal that…

Oncology - Cancer Treatment for Pets

March 12, 2012
Cats and dogs can develop tumors at any age, and in any part…

Monthly Flea and Tick Control

March 12, 2012
We offer many different monthly flea and tick control products…

Microchips

March 12, 2012
Microchips are tiny encapsulated computer chips, about the size…

Laser Therapy

March 12, 2012
Laser therapy is the use of specific wavelengths of light to…

Intestinal Parasites

March 12, 2012
Several types of intestinal parasites can be found in dogs and…

How 12 dog breeds got their names

March 12, 2012
(Mental Floss) -- Every dog owner knows why they gave their dog…

Home Dental Care for Your Pets

March 12, 2012
Your Pet and Periodontal Disease After your pet finishes a meal,…

Home Dental Care - Brushing your Cats Teeth

March 12, 2012
Visit this website to watch a very informative video demonstrating…

Holiday Hazards and Safety Tips

March 12, 2012
The holidays are a joyous time of year, filled with fun for family…

Heat Stroke

March 12, 2012
The summer is a time for fun in the sun for families and pets…

Halloween Hazards and Safety Tips

March 12, 2012
BEWARE! There are Halloween Hazards stalking your pet. Protect…

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD)

March 12, 2012
Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) is not a disease but…

Feline Leukemia and Feline Immunodeficiency Viruses

March 12, 2012
Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus…

Feline Hyperthyroidism and Weight Loss

March 12, 2012
Hyperthyroidism is a relatively common disease in older cats.…

Feline Heartworm Disease

March 12, 2012
Cat heartworm disease can be just as deadly as canine heartworm…

Fear of Fireworks

March 12, 2012
1. Resist taking your pet to the fireworks displays. Most animals…

Environmental Risk Factors and Vaccines for Canines

March 12, 2012
The vaccines below are offered at Oaks and Northwood Oaks Veterinary…

Environmental Risk Factors and Vaccines for Felines

March 12, 2012
The vaccines below are offered at Oaks and Northwood Oaks Veterinary…

Emergency and Poison Control Information

March 12, 2012
If you believe your pet has ingested something toxic or poisonous,…

DRUG-FREE SOLUTION for DOG ANXIETY

March 12, 2012
For Thunder, Fireworks, Separation, Travel, Barking, Jumping,…

Diabetes Mellitus - Elevated Blood Glucose

March 12, 2012
Diabetes mellitus occurs when an excessive amount of glucose…

Corneal Ulcers in Eyes

March 12, 2012
The cornea is the transparent, shiny membrane creating the front…

Chronic Renal Failure - Kidney Disease in Cats

March 12, 2012
The kidneys have several important functions: remove waste products…

Canine Heartworm Disease

March 12, 2012
Heartworms are a common parasite, and a significant health threat…

Behavior Training with Gentle Leader Collar

March 12, 2012
The Gentle Leader is a special facial harness that aids in training.…