Lake Wales Veterinary Hospital


By Donna Desrosier / July 24, 2015 / Comments Off on "HOT DOGS"

PASSION FOR PETS   “HOT DOG’S”     Every year we have cases of dogs ( rarely cats) presented with hyperthermia. These dogs can present with internal temperatures as high as 110 oF. The normal temperature of the dogs is listed as 100 to 102.5 oF. The temperatures outside have been very hot and with…

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By Donna Desrosier / June 16, 2015 / Comments Off on ALLERGIES

Spring in Florida is full of sun and beautiful, warm weather. It’s the perfect season to be outside. Unfortunately, it’s also the perfect season for allergen-producing foliage and pollens. Florida’s allergy season is longer and stronger than most of the United States. So, as we are all wheezing, sneezing and sniffling, dogs are scratching, licking…

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By Donna Desrosier / May 19, 2015 / Comments Off on ARE YOU PREPARED?????

ARE YOU PREPARED??? June 1 marks the official start of hurricane season in the United States.  Hurricanes can be very frightening but with some thought and preparation, you can make things safer and a little easier for you and your pets. MAKE A PLAN – Be prepared. Decide ahead of time on a plan of…

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