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Clay Humane Veterinarians In The Media

Kitten Season - April 25, 2017

Ask The Vet - Kitten Season in Clay County, FL

When Should You Take Your Pet To The Vet? - April 11, 2017

When should you take your pet to vet?

Pets and Allergies - March 28, 2017

Ask The Vet - Dogs with Allergies

Do Pets Have Anxiety? - February 28, 2017

Ask The Vet - Do Pets Have Anxiety?

Bumps and Lumps on Your Pets - September 28, 2016

Ask The Vet - Bumps and Lumps

Urinary Tract Infections in Cats - July 19, 2016

Ask The Vet - Liter Box Issues

Summertime Heat Dangers for Pets - July 5, 2016

Summertime Heat Dangers

Pets and Allergies - June 21, 2016

Protecting Pets From The Heat - May 24, 2016

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Watch more Clay Humane veterinarians talk about pet health and animal welfare on News4Jax "Ask The Vet".

Pets and exercise - April 25, 2016

Pet Safety On Halloween - October 27, 2015

Can my pet catch a cold? - October 13, 2015

Annual vaccinations for your pet - September 29, 2015

Lumps and your pet - September 15, 2015

Ask the Vet - Helping a lost pet - August 25, 2015

Ask the Vet - What is demodex? - August 11, 2015

Ask the Vet - Pet acupuncture - July 21, 2015

Heartworm prevention and treatment - July 7, 2015

Protect pets from the heat - June 23, 2015

Worms and your pet - May 26, 2015

Is canine influenza a threat? - April 21, 2015

Why pets lose fur - April 7, 2015

Ask the Vet - Dog saliva. Is it good? - March 24, 2015

Ask the Vet - Is your pet overweight? - January 6, 2015


Informative Vet Articles

Heartworm - Heartworm infection, caused by the organism Dirofilaria immitis, is spread by mosquitoes (at least 70 species of mosquitoes serve as intermediate hosts carrying these organisms). Because mosquitoes are so prominent here in Florida, it is essential dogs are treated with heartworm prevention to stop a life threatening heart condition. READ MORE

Feline Panleukopenia - Feline Panleukopenia is a highly contagious virus that causes severe intestinal tract disease in cats. Often referred to as “Feline Distemper” or simply "Panleuk", the virus has made a significant comeback in recent years, particularly among shelter cats and feral cat colonies. Panleukopenia is closely related to and produces many of the same clinical signs as Parvovirus does in dogs, but can be even more deadly. READ MORE