Commitment to Care: Understanding Pain in Our Beloved Pets: Acute and Chronic Pain Our pets hold a special place in our hearts.  They are more than just animals; they are cherished members of our families.  Just as we would do anything [...]

By |2023-09-12T13:09:57+00:00September 12th, 2023|Commitment to Care|

Commitment to Care: Lola Lola, a 2-year-old Domestic Ferret, was presented to Dr. Godfrey at Pinellas Animal Hospital with an array of clinical signs including decreased appetite, decreased water intake, abnormal stool and noticeable muscle wasting around the hips.  During the [...]

By |2023-07-31T16:20:10+00:00July 31st, 2023|Commitment to Care|


Commitment to Care: Pekoe Feline Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative condition characterized by structural changes in your cat’s joint components, including cartilage, joint capsule, and surrounding bone.  It can arise from inherent joint issues and the cumulative effects of everyday activities.  [...]

By |2023-06-30T13:42:17+00:00June 30th, 2023|Commitment to Care|

Easter Safety for Pets

Commitment to Care: Easter Safety for Pets The last thing you are likely to concern yourself with at this time of year is Easter being an unsafe time for your pets.  Many of us think about that cute bunny bringing baskets [...]

By |2023-03-28T14:56:22+00:00March 28th, 2023|Commitment to Care|


Commitment to Care: Training Your Cat To Like The Carrier When asked, ‘what is the one thing your cat dislikes the most’, 75% of cat parents say the carrier.  That is also the number one reason why people put off taking [...]

By |2023-02-27T21:55:28+00:00February 27th, 2023|Commitment to Care|

Bonded Sealant: Saving That Fractured Tooth

Commitment to Care: Saving That Fractured Tooth Bailey, a 10-year-old Labrador Retriever, was scheduled for a routine oral health procedure.  Prior to any cleaning, an oral examination was performed and once Dr Wallen verified that all was okay with the preoperative [...]

By |2023-02-27T21:55:54+00:00January 30th, 2023|Commitment to Care|

Walking is more than physical exercise

Commitment to Care: Walking is more than physical exercise Did you know that walking your dog is one of the best ways to keep him or her happy and healthy?  It helps maintain their weight, keeps their muscle mass at an [...]

By |2023-02-27T21:56:27+00:00January 1st, 2023|Commitment to Care|

Commitment to Care: Pets are not Gifts As people, we love to give pets as gifts.  While the cuteness of a new pet brings so much joy and excitement to the recipient, it is also inevitable that those giving the gift [...]

By |2022-11-29T21:00:33+00:00December 1st, 2022|Commitment to Care|

Holiday Travel with Your Pets

Commitment to Care: Holiday Travel with Your Pets As the holidays quickly approach families will be hitting the road or friendly sky to be with loved ones.  This also included bringing furry family members along also.  Whether you are flying or [...]

By |2023-02-27T21:56:41+00:00November 7th, 2022|Commitment to Care|

Commitment to Care: Polly

Commitment to Care: Polly Polly, a 14 year old Pekingese, came in for her routine bi-annual exam and lab work to see Dr. Godfrey. While in the exam room with Angela, her technician, she was being her usual fun playful self. After [...]

By |2022-08-17T19:46:47+00:00August 17th, 2022|Commitment to Care|
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