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How Diet Affects Animal Rehab

While undergoing rehabilitation therapy in Tampa, your dog may need a different diet. Depending on why they’re undergoing animal rehab, their dietary needs will differ. For senior dogs undergoing therapy for routine aging, they’ll need a different food than a puppy that just had a knee replacement surgery. All Dog Foods are Not Created Equal As a pet owner in Tampa, you know the bulk bag of kibble a big box store offers differs in quality than a prescription diet food you order through your vet. Manufacturers make foods from different ingredients in various percentages. Commercial food you can buy at grocery [...]

By | 2018-05-31T16:21:51+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Canine Rehabilitation, Surgery Rehabilitation|

Trust Tampa Bay K9 for Spinal Surgery Rehab for Dogs

In the unfortunate circumstance that a member of our family is suffering and in pain, we want to do whatever we can to minimize their suffering and treat the cause of their misery. Our pets are family, and unlike humans, they are unable to communicate the parameters of their pain and discomfort. They rely on us to be ultra-sensitive to their nonverbal cues, pre-and post-surgery. We love our pets and want to keep them alive and thriving for as long as possible, which may require having emergency procedure. Surgery for dogs is not uncommon. Based on the breed, there are several conditions [...]

By | 2017-11-21T16:40:42+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Canine Rehabilitation, Surgery Rehabilitation|

For the Love of Dogs: Best Canine Clinic

Just as you and your kids regularly visit the doctor, so, too, does your canine companion - a member of the family, after all - need veterinary care. Maintaining the health of your pet is vital for so many reasons. The Tampa Bay K-9 Rehabilitation Center, affiliated with Central Animal Hospital, takes things a step further. It's for dogs that require physical therapy and other specialized forms of rehab. It has been the best canine clinic in the area – for arthritic, injured and post-surgical dogs since its doors first opened in March 2004. Older Dogs and the Best Canine Clinic Older [...]

By | 2017-11-21T14:19:59+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Canine Hospital|

4 Essential Components of the Best Dog Hospital

If you’re in pursuit of the best dog hospital in the Bay area, look no further than Tampa Bay K9! Not only is our facility the leading canine rehabilitation center in the area, but we can help with whatever you need. For those who want to conduct some local research, look for these components before making a choice. 1. Applicable Services Before you can sign on with a practitioner, you need to make sure they offer the services that your furry friend needs. This seems like a no-brainer, but assumptions can be a major time-waster. Instead of getting established only to discover [...]

By | 2017-11-21T14:23:44+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Canine Hospital|

Canine Hospital Tips: 3 Ways to Manage Your Dog’s Weight

As a pet owner, your furry friend is like another member of the family. You want to see Fido happy and healthy, but managing his weight can prove to be challenging. Under-exercising and overeating are the two primary causes of obesity. Whether you’re regularly skipping walks or feeding Daisy under the table, most Tampa dog owners aren’t aware that they are contributing to excessive weight gain. Experts from a canine hospital have three suggestions for managing your pooch’s poundage. 1. Monitor What They Eat The first thing to address is your dog’s diet. Since Rex will eat most anything, it’s up to [...]

By | 2017-11-21T14:46:26+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Canine Hospital, Weight Management|