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Winter Tips For a Happy Dog

Winter Tips For a Happy Dog

Bitter cold, numbing wetness, and biting winds can cause discomfort for your special someone – your pet! Paying attention to your pet’s wellbeing will surely keep you both ready to enjoy the season! If you have any questions regarding the cold winter season and your...

Why Does My Dog Have Bad Breath?

Why Does My Dog Have Bad Breath?

It doesn’t matter if it’s coming from a human or an animal, bad breath is bad breath! We’re here to help your pet get their bad breath in order! You may have to help with this, but don’t worry, so will we. Do you remember the last time your pet had a...

How to Diagnose and Prevent Heartworm Disease in Dogs

How to Diagnose and Prevent Heartworm Disease in Dogs

Heartworm is a parasite that can live in the heart of dogs and cats. Mosquitoes can carry the worm from one infected animal to another. Several hundred worms can live in the heart of a dog and infection from the parasite causes significant damage and can be fatal....

Pet Safety Tips For Fall

Pet Safety Tips For Fall

Fall is a wonderful time of year! The leaves begin to change, kids go back to school, the weather gets colder; but what about your pet? Fall may be a great time for humans, however, there are a few things you need to keep away from pets! Hometown...

Fleas: What Pet Owners Need to Know

Fleas: What Pet Owners Need to Know

Pop quiz: What can lay up to 50 eggs daily, can jump at least one foot (which is equivalent to a person jumping about half a block), and can’t wait to make a meal out of your pet’s blood? The answer: a flea! These pesky little bugs are the worst! Hometown...

Make Sure Your Pet’s Nails Are Trimmed Regularly

Make Sure Your Pet’s Nails Are Trimmed Regularly

For many pet owners, trimming a pet’s nails—dog or cat—can seem like a daunting task. And, if you haven’t regularly trimmed your pet’s nails since he was young, chances are you’ll have a difficult time doing it effectively now. Keeping your pet’s nails...

Trash Can Dangers For Your Pet

Trash Can Dangers For Your Pet

Pet owners often go to great lengths to feed dogs and cats healthy foods. But despite a proper portion size and the right food choice, many pets still enjoy digging through the trash for extra morsels. Whether pets are acting out of boredom or are simply...

Potty Training Tips For Your New Pet

Potty Training Tips For Your New Pet

You decided to get a new furry family member! The excitement and joy can be overwhelming, but so can potty training. Hometown Veterinary Clinic is here to give some tips to help with this stressful stage! If you have any questions, please contact us!...

Keep Your Dog Safe On The 4th Of July In Jacksonville

Keep Your Dog Safe On The 4th Of July In Jacksonville

Don't you just love the 4th of July? The cookouts, the festivities, the fireworks - we could go on for days! The grand celebrations are always fun for us humans, but not so much for our companions. The loud noises and unexpected fireworks can really send...