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Grain-free Pet Diets: What You Should Know

Grain-free Pet Diets:  What You Should Know

by Dr. Barbara Lewis Have you read about the recent controversy suggesting a possible link between specific pet diets and canine heart disease? We have many pet owners inquire about which pet foods can cause harm including “grain-free” diets. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has alerted pet owners and veterinary professionals about reports of canine dilated […]

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Knowing the Tricks to Giving Safe Pet Treats

Knowing the Tricks to Giving Safe Pet Treats

by Dr. Barbara Lewis, Associate Veterinarian Braden River Animal Hospital & North River Animal Hospital What better way to say I LOVE YOU than with a TREAT? It can be confusing to know which treats are healthy and safe for our beloved fur babies. With the upcoming holidays and anticipated snacking for everyone, here is an abbreviated […]

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Disaster Preparedness with Pets

Disaster Preparedness with Pets

Dear Pet Owners, Click here to download our complimentary guide: Disaster Preparedness with Pets On behalf of Braden River Animal Hospital and North River Animal Hospital, we have prepared the following Disaster Preparedness reference to assist in creating an emergency action plan with your pet in mind. This guide overviews proactive steps that can be taken to […]

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Keeping Pets Cool During the Dog Days of Summer!

Keeping Pets Cool During the Dog Days of Summer!

In Florida, we experience our hottest months of the year during July, August and September when temperatures quite frequently rise above 90 degrees.  As pet owners, we should always be mindful year-round of the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion in pets especially during the summer months. Unlike humans who can perspire excess body heat through many […]

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Things That Go Crackle and Boom! 10 Ways to Protect and Calm Your Pet During the Sounds of Summer

Things That Go Crackle and Boom! 10 Ways to Protect and Calm Your Pet During the Sounds of Summer

Ways we can reduce stress levels in pets during firework celebrations, thunderstorms and more… With the arrival of summer to our beautiful Gulf Coast region of Florida, we hope you are enjoying this very warm, yet fun time of year. There is never a lack of activities to enjoy with our human and pet families around the […]

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Vet Care for Pet Emergencies at Braden River Animal Hospital and North River Animal Hospital

5 Things to Know When We Evaluate and Treat a Pet Emergency By Dr. Johnathan Pierce                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               In the world today, there are very few things that bring us joy like our pets.  Unfortunately, like with humans, emergencies happen with our pets, as well.  When pets display irregular symptoms like continued vomiting and […]

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Enhancing Patient Care and Client Communications Through Digital Technology

Enhancing Patient Care and Client Communications Through Digital Technology

At both Braden River and North River Animal Hospitals, we’ve been working hard in 2018 to integrate a better and more exciting way to enhance our relationships with you by continually striving to expand our services and communication platforms. As we finish up the month of March, we are excited to share several innovative technologies we’ve been […]

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For the Love of Pets: How Compassion and Expertise Drive our Veterinary Team

For the Love of Pets: How Compassion and Expertise Drive our Veterinary Team

With the arrival of 2018, we would like to thank every client and friend of Braden River Animal Hospital and North River Animal Hospital for your continued support. As we enter our 16th year of serving the pet community, the practices and our caring and compassionate veterinary teams have never been stronger. As we continue to focus […]

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Hurricane Protection for Your Pets

Hurricane Protection for Your Pets

First and foremost, most shelters will not accept pets. Manatee County now has three shelters that accept pets, Lincoln Middle School, Lee Middle School and Manatee High School. All pets must be in carriers or kennels and be up to date on all vaccinations. Be prepared to offer proo f of vaccinations. These shelters will fill up […]

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Beat the Heat

Beat the Heat

Helping Rover Beat The Heat People usually prepare themselves for the dangers of increased temperatures. But as the dog days of summer approach, our trusted companions also need special attention to insure that they don’t get burned. Like for us, the summer months bring an increased danger of heat exhaustion and heat stroke for dogs. People naturally […]

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