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Countryside has our “eye” on your pet!

Learn about the anatomy of the eye and common eye ailments. At Countryside Animal Clinic, a full physical exam is an important part of our annual vaccination protocol. Pets can have many problems and diseases of the eye that can cause redness, inflammation, excessive tearing, or damage to the eye. Many eye problems can be […]

Jessica

Team Countryside since: 2015 Jessica has a love for all animals great and small. It has been her childhood dream to work at a veterinary clinic. At work, she likes to be useful, keep learning, and stay busy in a fast paced environment. Jessica was born and raised in Deland. She graduated from Deland High school. […]

Kennel Cough in Dogs

Kennel Cough Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex (CIRDC) The key word is complex. It is not a single organism disease. It is similar to the common cold in people in that multiple organisms (ten or more) may be involved and there is not a vaccine to protect against all of them. We do have quality […]

Cassie

Team Countryside since: 2015 (previously 2003-2011) We welcome Cassie back to Countryside Animal Clinic! She has always loved working with animals and has experience in pharmacology. Cassie has worked in the veterinary field for more than 15 years and has an AA degree from Daytona State College. At Countryside, Cassie enjoys working in all areas of […]

10 Most Common Pet Toxins

The 10 most common pet toxins according to the ASPCA Poison Control Center. #10 most common pet toxin- AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTS– With more people keeping their animals inside (especially cats), the number of animals exposed to automotive products (particularly antifreeze because of it’s sweet taste) has dropped. Many of these products, if ingested, can be life-threatening […]

Heart Disease in Dogs and Cats

Is heart disease common? The risk of heart disease increases dramatically with age. An estimated 60% of aged dogs may have heart disease. The rate of heart disease in cats is unknown because it often goes undiagnosed, however it may be present in up to 15% of cats. Certain breeds and overweight pets may be […]

Spaying and Neutering

Spays and neuters are performed under general anesthesia. A spay, also known as an ovariohysterectomy, removes the reproductive organs (uterus and ovaries) from a female animal. A neuter is the removal of the testicles from a male animal. Prior to a surgical procedure, your pet will receive a physical examination and consultation with the veterinarian. […]

Dunkin Donut

We brought Dunkin Donut into Countryside Animal Clinic in December 2014, he was unable to walk or stand. Thanks to laser therapy and antibiotics/medications he continues to get better with each treatment. Thank you Countryside for everything. He is our precious boy! The Herring Family

Your Pet’s Allergies

Like humans, dogs and cats can have allergies that range from mild to severe. Also like humans, our pets can have allergies from many different sources. However, pet allergy symptoms can be completely different than ours. For instance, it has been shown that the majority of canine ear infections are associated with allergies. These ear infections will continue […]

Tanesha

Team Countryside since: 2014 Originally from New York, Tanesha says getting a job at Countryside was “pure luck.” She loves her job and is excited to come to work everyday to help patients. She has taken CNA and medical courses, and is CPR certified. Tanesha has been married for 14 years and has 2 kids. […]