Disease-fighting vaccinations protect the health of our pets, support the health of our community

Vaccines play an essential role in the health of the human members of your household and your animal companions. They are also fundamental to the health of the communities we call “home” in and around Riverview, Brandon, Tampa Bay, and Wesley Chapel, Florida.  As both a vaccine clinic and provider of trusted, comprehensive services for your dog and cat, Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital & Grooming gets your pet into a healthy routine of regular wellness visits. No visit would be complete without providing the appropriate vaccines (“shots”) as needed to protect your pet from potentially deadly disease-causing pathogens. Vaccinations accomplish this by … Continue reading

Rabbits are great pets … and remarkably prolific! The importance of neutering and spaying your pet bunny 

Rabbits are famously, remarkably prolific. They produce large litters, have the unique capacity to rebreed immediately after giving birth and boast a gestation period of just one month. Controlling the rabbit population is but one of many good reasons to have your pet bunny neutered or spayed. Not unlike neutering and spaying for other companion animals, these procedures also: Resolve the risk factors for cancers of the reproductive organs (uterine, testicular, mammary) Support better relationships with other bunnies, pets, and people in your household Eliminate annoying, undesirable, and even dangerous behaviors (spraying, aggression, mating-related urges) At Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital & … Continue reading

Surgical, diagnostic expertise to protect and restore tail wagging-good health

At Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital & Grooming, we have a powerful combination of capabilities to keep our clients’ dogs and cats in Riverview, Florida, happy and healthy. Our veterinarian, Dr. Keshava Eega, has acquired considerable expertise in soft tissue surgery procedures. Additionally, Dr. Eega leans into an array of onsite diagnostic technologies.  With an accurate diagnosis, he can recommend the proper treatment and surgical technique (as appropriate) to resolve the underlying cause of your pet’s distressing symptoms effectively and promptly. Some of these procedures may be recommended as a preventive measure to ensure your pet stays healthy. Notably, spaying and neutering are the … Continue reading

Protect your pet’s hair, skin, and nails to support their overall health

Dr. Keshava Eega takes a special interest in wellness exams and preventive care. Our dermatology services at Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital & Grooming in Riverview, Florida, support your pet’s sustained health and wellness.  The health of the skin, hair, and nails is linked to dogs’ and cats’ overall health and quality of life in several ways:  The skin is your pet’s largest organ. It helps to regulate their body temperature, protect internal organs, and aid in their ability to feel pain and other sensations. When the skin is damaged, it affects your pet’s comfort. It also makes them vulnerable to complications that can … Continue reading

The Parasites Which Could Be Affecting Your Pet And How They Can Be Detected With A Fecal Test

Taking your pet to the park should be a fun time for you and your furry friend to run around and enjoy yourselves. However, it’s important to be cautious as city parks and other public areas can have a high risk of gastrointestinal parasites. If your pet picks up one of these parasites, it can lead to significant health consequences. This is just one reason why a fecal test is an important component of your pet’s healthcare program when you bring them into Dr. Keshava Eega and the team at Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital & Grooming in Riverview, Florida. A fecal test … Continue reading

Protecting against parasitic threats to your dog’s skin health and well-being

Skin problems are extremely common among our canine friends. Like us, dogs, too, may have many potential “sources” of itchy, red, and inflamed skin — from irritating substances to food allergies. Additionally, your best pup may be suffering from external parasites.  Our talented veterinarians and staff at Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital in Riverview, Florida, proactively rule out and zero in on the causes of your pet’s distressing behaviors and symptoms.  With accurate diagnoses, we can effectively and quickly prevent potential damage to the skin (and secondary infections). Furthermore, if parasites are to blame, we can advise on prevention and good habits to protect … Continue reading

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

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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