Good grooming habits are essential for a healthy and happy dog, and how often you groom and brush your dog depends on the breed and lifestyle of you and your dog. For example, if you own a long-haired dog such as an Afghan, or a dog with a heavy hair coat such as a Golden…

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Dental health in your pet may be more important than you think because dental problems can be a sign of disease or can be the initial cause of disease. It is always a good idea to have regular wellness checkups where your Wilton Manors veterinarian will conduct a thorough oral examination, checking teeth, gums, and…

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As a dog owner in Wilton Manors, it’s important to follow a complete vaccination schedule to ensure that your best friend stays healthy and happy, and is not in danger of contracting viruses or diseases that may be harmful and possibly deadly.   What are vaccines? The function of a vaccine is to trigger an…

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There has always been discussion among veterinarians about when to spay and neuter dogs.  Animal shelters, and rescue groups have recommended early-age (under six months or younger) spaying and neutering in dogs to reduce the numbers of unwanted litters.  Some groups propose that spaying and neutering at a younger age reduces surgery time, and results…

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