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2540 30th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33713 | Mon - Fri: 7am – 6pm & Sat: 8am – 12pm | Ph: 727-896-7127 | amhpets@gmail.com


Traveling with your pet can make a good vacation great. Preparation is key to stress-free pet travel.  Make sure you discuss travel plans with your veterinarian prior to your trip. For more information, see the travel tips below. General Tips • The chance of losing a pet on a trip is higher than at home, … Read moreTravel


Ticks and tick-borne diseases are present in every state of the country, although the prevalence varies regionally. Ticks are arachnids, putting them in the same family as mites and spiders. They have several life stages and all except the egg feed on blood. Due to the nature of their blood meals, ticks transmit several diseases … Read moreTicks


Obesity in pets is very common and leads to a wide variety of health problems including decreased life span, arthritis, impaired heart and lung function, gastrointestinal issues and diabetes. The good news is that obesity is completely preventable. For those pets that are already obese, our doctors will help guide you and your pet through an effective … Read moreObesity


Heartworm disease is a very serious and preventable condition in dogs and cats. As you can see from the incidence map below, animals all across the United States and throughout Florida are at risk of contracting this deadly disease. Preventing heartworm disease is as easy as administering a monthly heartworm preventive to your pets. How Do Animals … Read moreHeartworms


All dogs and cats should be on a monthly flea preventative. Once you see fleas on your pet, that means there are thousands, if not millions, of eggs, larvae, and pupae in the environment. Because some heartworm preventatives for dogs and cats are also flea preventatives and because flea products vary from fast-flee-kill to slow-flea-kill … Read moreFleas

Feline Behavior

Good behavior is essential to maintaining the human-animal bond. Some behaviors that are natural to cats are undesirable in pets, and there are many things that we as pet owners can do to maintain a happy household. Click on the topics below to learn more about feline behavior. Chewing Chewing can be a normal cat behavior during … Read moreFeline Behavior


Just like humans, dogs and cats can become diabetic. This disease occurs in several species, but we will discuss the primary symptoms of just dogs and cats in this article. There are two types of diabetes: mellitus and insipidis. For the purpose of this discussion, diabetes implies diabetes mellitus. How do I know if my … Read moreDiabetes


Osteoarthritis is a common problem in aging pets and an important cause of chronic pain.  Over 20% of dogs over the age of 5 years have been diagnosed with arthritis, but this likely underestimates the prevalence of arthritis due to many undiagnosed cases. Arthritis occurs when the cartilage on the joint surface is damaged, leading to … Read moreArthritis