COVID-19 UPDATE

Our doctors are vaccinated for COVID-19 and wear masks for every appointment. If you would prefer, we are happy to see your pet outdoors (in a shady, safe area), in an open garage, or on a well-ventilated screen porch – weather permitting. If you are hearing impaired, please let us know. We do have clear masks available with advance notice. We want you to feel safe and comfortable.

Why This Seminole Veterinarian Doesn’t Cry At Euthanasias

Why This Seminole Veterinarian Doesn’t Cry At Euthanasias

“I don’t know how you do this. It must be so hard.” Inevitably, a client will say this to me when I come to their home to euthanize their pet. My stock answer (which is completely true) is that I’m a basket case when it comes to losing my own pets, so if I can make...

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After Pets Pass: 10 Tips for Those Left Behind

After Pets Pass: 10 Tips for Those Left Behind

Originally published on DrAndyRoark.com Being a caretaker is difficult. Managing a pet with multiple illnesses and multiple medications or treatments is difficult. If you have been doing this, there’s something you should know: once your pet is gone, it will be...

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‘Tis the Season For…Euthanasia?

‘Tis the Season For…Euthanasia?

We all know that there are people who don’t enjoy the holidays.  But did you know that veterinary staff members often dread the holiday season? Why? Well, there’s an odd phenomenon that starts anywhere between Halloween and Thanksgiving and sometimes drags on through...

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The Words I Can’t Take Back

The Words I Can’t Take Back

Originally published on DrAndyRoark.com “Sometimes I really hate you!” I said to the writhing Dachshund in my arms.  He didn’t care. He kept wiggling madly as is his habit when I catch him trying to take off from the yard. Because of his cognitive dysfunction, he...

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