At What Age Should You Neuter Your Puppy?

One of the most common questions in the veterinary literature is when you should neuter your puppy. Picking the right age to spay or neuter your dog is very important, and there have been several opinions about it. For a long time, animal shelters and rescue groups have advocated for an early age (6 months or even earlier). Today, many veterinarians and breeders recommended waiting until a puppy is a little bit older.  To make the right decision, you need to consider several facts. You may visit the veterinarians and staff at Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital in Riverview, Florida, also … Continue reading

Professional oral care … a great value, an exceptional investment in your canine companion’s overall health

Your dog’s mouth is the gateway to their health. The health of our canine companions’ teeth and gums can both reflect and affect their overall systemic health, well-being, and quality of life. For this reason, our skilled veterinary team at Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital & Grooming in Riverview prioritizes professional teeth cleaning as part of our pet patients’ preventive care routine. For our patients and clients in Wesley Chapel, Ybor City, Bloomingdale, Brandon, and the greater Tampa Bay area, proactive dental cleanings are an affordable alternative to more costly, traumatic, and time-consuming services to treat existing problems. These problems can result in the need for dental treatment … Continue reading

If You Are A Pet Owner, You must Understand Some Common Facts About How Parasites Can Harm Your Animal

No pet owner wants to hear that there is a significant chance that their little loved one will become infected by a parasite at some point in their lives. Parasites are often considered gross and unclean, so the topic is often intentionally ignored. Knowing some basic facts about how parasitic infection can infect your pet will allow you, as the pet owner, to know what to look for and understand the dangers of such an infection. Pet owners in Wesley Chapel, Florida, take their pets into Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital for parasite exams. Dr. Keshava Eega wants to ensure your pet is healthy and … Continue reading

Is your dog suffering from skin allergies?

Like people, dogs are susceptible to allergies that can irritate their skin. If you notice your furry friend scratching, biting, or chewing on their skin more than normal, they could be suffering from allergies. Various irritants can trigger allergies in dogs, including food, plants, dust, pollen, and fleas. At Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital in Riverview, Florida, your pet can receive skin allergy treatment to relieve them of irritating symptoms. Causes of pet skin conditions Food, flea bites, and elements in your pet’s environment are some of the most common causes of allergic skin reactions in dogs. Food allergies can trigger … Continue reading

New pet? Don’t forget their annual exam!

Honestly, what can be more exciting than a new pet in your household? Despite the excitement you feel, it’s important to note that pets are also a responsibility as they require diligent supervision and care. One of the first steps toward caring for your new furry family member is scheduling an annual wellness exam. Annual pet exams from Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital in Wesley Chapel, Florida, can help keep your pet in optimal health. Here’s why these exams are so important for your pup or kit. Helps detect health problems in their early stages Through an annual pet exam, our veterinarian … Continue reading

The key benefits of Preventive Care for pets

If you own a pet, you can’t go wrong with bringing them to the Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital in Wesley Chapel, Florida, for preventive care. There’s no substitute for preventive care when it comes to bolstering your pet’s health. With good health, your pet can live longer and enjoy a higher quality of life as your companion. What preventive care entails We offer a wide range of preventive care services for your dog or cat at our clinic. These include, but are not limited to: Annual wellness examsVaccinationsParasite and heartworm preventionDental exams and cleaningsAllergy and dermatology servicesNutritional and behavioral counseling and more Key … Continue reading

Routine Vet Care, the key to a healthy pet

One of the best ways to keep your pet healthy long-term is to partner with a local vet clinic for routine veterinary care. Regular visits to a vet are key to happy, healthy pets. At Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital, we’re well known for providing exceptional animal care services to pet owners in Wesley Chapel, Florida, and beyond. You can entrust our veterinarian and staff with the care of your kit or pup. Why pets need veterinary care Pets are susceptible to many of the same health problems as humans. They can develop respiratory illnesses, digestive problems, heart trouble, dermatology issues, or contract … Continue reading

Protect your dog from disease through Vaccination and Preventative Medication

Bringing home a soft, sweet little puppy is a wondrous and happy experience. Looking past the joy a puppy brings, it is important to understand that this little fuzzball now depends entirely on you for everything. Beyond ensuring your pet gets fed, bathed, and showered with attention, vaccination concerns must also be addressed.  Pet owners in the Wesley Chapel, Florida area, have been bringing their pets to the Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital for their vaccination needs. Given below is some information about canine diseases that can be prevented through vaccination. Kennel Cough (Bordetella bronchiseptica) Kennel cough is a highly contagious bacterial disease that produces … Continue reading

Protect your pet’s health with Preventative Care

Pet owners in the Wesley Chapel, Florida area, are often quick to bring their pets to a local vet, such as the Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital, for treatment when they notice their pets are ill or hurt. But what many pet owners may not know is that preventative care is just as important and is aimed to improve their pet’s health and quality of life. This can include regular vaccinations and checkups to ensure your pet stays healthy and happy for years to come. Ultimately, preventative care allows veterinarians to deliver high-quality and essential treatment to ensure a long and meaningful relationship between … Continue reading

Questions to ask in your search for a new veterinarian in your area

Becoming attached to your pet’s veterinarian can be bittersweet. While it’s great to have somebody you and your pet are comfortable with, not all relationships last forever. Maybe your veterinarian has decided to retire. Perhaps you have decided to move away. Whatever the case may be, finding someone you can trust your pet with can be difficult.  Pet owners in the Wesley Chapel, Florida area, entrust the care of their pets to the team at the Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital. If you are looking for a veterinarian to care for your pets, here are some common questions you can ask to make … Continue reading

Meet Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital

Dr. Keshava Eega
Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital

Dr. Keshava Eega moved to the United States in 2003 to further his passion for practicing high-quality and modern veterinary medicine in a challenging environment. Having graduated from the College of Veterinary Science in Hyderabad, India, he then completed his Master’s in Animal Science and the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam in 2006. Dr. Eega then completed his clinical rotations at the Louisiana State University, School of Veterinary Medicine and subsequently obtained his license to practice Veterinary Medicine in the state of Florida. Dr. Eega possesses thirteen years of experience in corporate practice in Orlando as both an Associate Veterinarian and a Lead Doctor. Through the course of his tenure, he has gained vast and widespread experience and exposure in both the practice of high-quality veterinary medicine and soft tissue surgeries. He also possesses professional interests in preventive care, senior pet care, skin cases, nutrition, behavior and wellness exams, particularly for both cats and dogs. Dr. Eega also possesses Fear Free certification which enables him to rid pets, owners and even veterinary health care teams of fear, stress, and anxiety. Hence, in the hands of Dr. Eega, you can be assured that your pet receives modern, customized care in a comfortable environment!

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