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Canine Atopy – What makes dogs itch and scratch?

American Heartworm Society – There is some evidence that heartworms are developing resistance to preventatives.  Read about the recent changes in recommendations for prevention and treatment, and realize why yearly testing is still so important.

American Kennel Club – Helpful information and links for all dog lovers – pure-breds and mutts!

Southeastern Guide Dogs – Located in Palmetto, Florida, it is the only guide dog school in the South East United States.

Heartgard –  A monthly bite size chewable tablet that prevents against heartworms and intestinal parasites.

Nexgard– A monthly bite size chewable tablet that prevents against fleas and ticks.

Simparica Trio– A monthly chewable tablet that prevents against heartworms, fleas, ticks and intestinal parasites.

Simparica- A monthly chewable tablet that prevents against fleas and ticks.

Revolution – A monthly topical application for prevention of fleas, ear mites, roundworms, hookworms and heartworms.

Revolution Plus – A monthly topical application for prevention of flea, ticks, ear mites, roundworms, hookworms, and heartworms.

Bravecto – A 12 week (3 month) chewable tablet for dogs and topical application for cats that prevent against fleas and ticks.

Sentinel -A monthly chewable flavor tablet that protects against heartworms, hookworms, roundworms, whipworms and controls flea eggs from hatching.


Ruskin Animal Hospital Cat Thyroid Center – Hyperthyroidism is common in older cats. Learn more about it from our colleagues’ site.

Cornell Feline Health Center – Read the latest information about common feline health conditions.

Feline Heartworm Disease – Cats can get heartworms too.


Care Credit – DeSoto Animal Clinic is pleased to offer CareCredit. CareCredit is similar to other major credit cards. Your CareCredit account can be used to pay for treatment for your pet, you and your entire family at over 85,000 participating healthcare practices nationwide. DeSoto Animal Clinic only accepts the 3 months, no-interest term for payments. No exceptions.

Veterinary Partner – The Veterinary Information Network companion site for pet owners.

Pet Obesity Prevention – Track your pet’s calorie intake. Great information for dogs and cats alike.

Cutting Edge Laser TherapyRead about what laser therapy can do for your pet.

Nationwide Pet Insurance – Pet insurance offers many levels of coverage and now includes routine care and parasite control medications!

Trupanion Pet Insurance– Pet insurance offers many levels of coverage and now includes routine care and parasite control medications!

Embrace Pet Insurance– Pet insurance offers many levels of coverage and now includes routine care and parasite control medications!

Food and Drug Administration Website – (Current Recalls) To see a list of current recalls please check into the Food and Drug Administration official website. Recalls – of which there are three types – are actions taken by a firm to remove a product from the market. Recalls may be conducted on a firm’s own initiative, by FDA request, or by FDA order under statutory authority.

Vet Care Express– Vet Care Express specializes in providing both emergency and non-emergency transport for pets throughout Manatee and Sarasota counties in Florida. Vet Care Express was created with both pets and pet owners in mind to provide immediate, professional, compassionate care and transport for pets. Because your pet’s care is our primary concern, Vet Care Express provides an affordable, reliable, caring solution for any pet transport need – whether it is for a regular vet visit, transfer to a specialist, or transport to an emergency Veterinarian.

Map & directions – Click here for directions to DeSoto Animal Clinic and to see our Place Page on Google Maps.

Facebook Page– The Official DeSoto Animal Clinic Facebook Page.

Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine – Our doctors are very proud of their schools. Visit this site and the one below and pick your SEC favorite!

University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine – The on-going rivalry continues!


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Sugars Gift 1-800-634-SUGAR

Veterinary Medical Center at Lakewood Ranch 941-739-1800

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DeSoto Animal Clinic
2910 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34205