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Keeping Your Pets Safe In Case Of A Hurricane

Hurricane season officially runs from June 1 – November 30, and while many Floridians have a plan in place for the season, not everyone considers the effects a strong storm or an evacuation can have on pets. In addition to preparing supplies for your family and familiarizing yourself with evacuation routes, it’s also important to…

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April: National Heartworm Awareness Month

Island Animal Hospital will be focusing on Heartworm Awareness during the month of April, in honor of National Heartworm Awareness Month! According to the American Heartworm Society, Heartworms have spread to all 50 United States and throughout the world. Particularly, Heartworm Disease can be most commonly found in the South, which means pet owners in…

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April 15th – 23rd: National Pet ID Week

Island Animal Hospital promotes April 15th – 23rd: National Pet ID Week in Merritt Island, Viera, and Cocoa Beach. According to the American Humane Association, it is estimated that over 10 million dogs and cats are either lost or stolen per year. The association also estimates that one in every three pets will become lost…

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Holiday Warning: Keeping the Easter Lily Away From Your Cat

Holiday Warning from Island Animal Hospital: Keeping the Easter Lily Away From Your Cat This March, families around the country will be getting ready to celebrate the Easter holiday early, as it is celebrated on April 1st! When preparing your home for the upcoming holiday, it is important to remember that not all decorations are…

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March: Poison Prevention Month

Keeping Your Pet Safe: Avoiding Pet Poisons. In 2016, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center received over 180,639 cases! Pet poisoning situations are extremely common, in part due to fact that many pet owners do not realize the wide variety of products which can cause an animal to become ill. According to the ASPCA, the…

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Download Our App and Earn Rewards (like IAH hats!) While Keeping Your Pet Healthy!

Island Animal Hospital is excited to announce our new loyalty card program! Earn frequent flyer points to receive special offers and giveaways from Island Animal Hospital. If you are going to be visiting us, why not earn some free swag while you do?

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February: National Pet Dental Month!

Dental Care is extremely important when caring for your pets, so for National Pet Dental Month we wanted to share with you some of our most useful content relating to pet dental care. Video: What is Dental Disease? Blog: Your Pet and Dental Disease Webinar with Dr. Coris

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January is National Walk Your Pet Month!

The new year isn’t only the perfect time for your new beginning, it’s the perfect time for your pet to start their new beginning as well! In a 2016 survey, the APOP, or Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, found that 53.9% of dogs and 58.9% of cats were classified as clinically overweight. This January, we want to encourage…

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Holiday Travel Tips: Traveling Safely With Pets!

During the holiday season, AAA has predicted that over 107.3 million Americans will travel to places outside of their home state (2017). This number is record breaking, with a 3.1% increase in traveling citizens since the year prior. With higher travel volume comes the potential for hazardous travel situations, and it is important to always…

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Island Animal Hospital at Viera Achieves High Level of Veterinary Excellence

Viera, Florida— Island Animal Hospital at Viera has achieved the highest level of veterinary excellence following a thorough evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). Island Animal Hospital at viera has earned AAHA accreditation after a rigorous review of the hospital’s practice protocols, medical equipment, facility and client service. Unlike human hospitals, not all…

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