Pet parasite testing and control protects your whole family
Just saying the word “parasite” is enough to make most people cringe. Did you know that approximately one-third of dogs in the United States have intestinal parasites of some form, and over one in ten Americans have shown evidence of infection with Toxocara, a type of roundworm? These statistics show that parasites pose a health problem to both pets and their families, but fortunately, effective prevention, testing, and treatment options are available. At Pavilion Pet Crossing in Riverview, Florida, we work closely with pet owners to help keep cat and dog parasites under control to protect the whole family. Pets at risk of parasites Parasites … Continue reading
Allergy testing for your cat or dog what to expect
If you have ever had seasonal allergies or a rash after being exposed to an allergen, you know just how uncomfortable it can be. Unfortunately, our furry friends can also suffer from these same types of allergic reactions. If your pet displays symptoms such as excessive licking, compulsive scratching, gnawing on a specific body part, or respiratory problems, allergies might be at play. At Pavilion Pet Crossing in Riverview, Florida, we offer allergy testing for cats and dogs to find the underlying cause for your pet’s symptoms and help them get relief. Potential pet allergens Pets can have allergies due … Continue reading
Why are annual exams important for your pet?
It can be hard to find time to fit in your pet’s annual exam with today’s busy schedules, especially if they seem perfectly healthy. Do you need to take them in each year? In short, the answer is a resounding yes! Annual wellness exams are not only one of the best ways to prevent illnesses in your pet but also a way to catch any new issues your dog or cat may be experiencing before they become more complex and costly to treat. At Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital in Riverview, Florida, we make annual exams convenient and comfortable for both you and … Continue reading
Pet Skin Care and How to Help Your Dog Avoid Summertime Skin Conditions
Your dog likely loves many of the same summertime activities you do. The bonds formed between you and your pet as you make wonderful outdoor memories are truly special. Basking in that summertime sun is healthy but, just like with people, your dog’s skin being exposed outside could lead to some troublesome issues or even life-threatening conditions. Hot spots, bacterial infections, external parasites (fleas and mites), and allergies to material in the air can all lead to skin problems for your dog. Those looking for a team they can trust in Riverview, Florida, go to see Dr. Keshava Eega and … Continue reading
When is the right time to consider euthanasia for your cat?
Your cat is not going to live as long as you. What this inevitably means is that the tough decision will come where you may be looking at saying goodbye to your little four-legged family member and having them euthanized. Euthanasia is a gentle and easy death for animals, but it is tough on you, their owner. How do you know it is the right time and that the health issues your pet faces cannot be fixed? The best bet is to find yourself a vet you trust in and get their professional opinion. Individuals looking for a team they … Continue reading
Dog Neutering and the Many Benefits of the Procedure
We have all seen an episode of The Price is Right and heard the famous closing line that is always spoken by the host, “Help control the pet population. Have your pets spayed or neutered”. This line has been a standard for decades and continues to be said every day at the end of the show. The truth is that there are a lot of great reasons why you should have your pet neutered. This is especially true with dogs. If you are looking for an animal hospital in the Riverview, Florida, area that is trusted by the community and … Continue reading
Riverview veterinarians offers services and tips for puppy and kitty care
Congratulations! You have decided to add a new companion to your family. Pets, especially baby puppies and kitties, come with new responsibilities. Our team of veterinarians and staff offer services for puppy and kitty care in Riverview. Our tips and services are designed to help keep your new companion healthy. How to take care of baby puppies and kitties When you decide to add a new pet to your family, certain necessities, supplies, and routines are required. The following tips can help you prepare for a new addition: Pet supplies – The basic supplies for pets include food and water … Continue reading
Riverview, FL veterinarians explain cat and dog food recalls due to Salmonella risk
As a pet owner, you want the best for your furry companion. Staying on top of the latest information on cat and dog food recalls can help you make informed decisions about your pet’s health. Our veterinary team in Riverview, FL has compiled a list of pet foods recalled to keep you up-to-date. Midwestern pet food recall In March, Midwestern Pet Foods issued a voluntary recall for certain dog and cat foods. The recalled items fell within specific expiration dates. The pet foods were recalled because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. The Midwestern Pet Foods recall list includes a … Continue reading
Veterinary Dermatology Care in Riverview, FL
We love our pets and hate to see them in pain or discomfort, and when skin issues become a problem, a vet is the best solution. For those looking for veterinary dermatology care in Riverview, FL, Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital & Grooming and Dr. Keshava Eega are a great choice. What is Veterinary Dermatology? Much like humans have a dermatologist specializing in the skin and caring for the skin and its various ailments, there are also veterinary specialists that care for the skin and the skin health of our pets. This type of professional deals with skin disease, skin disorder, … Continue reading
Why It is Important to Have a Pet Tracker Microchip
Most pet owners quickly find that their animals become important members of their families. The difference between our human family members and animal family members is that our pets cannot ask for help when they are lost. Losing a pet can be devastating for a family. In fact, it is every pet owner’s worst nightmare. However, with microchips, you can have some peace of mind. If you are doing an internet search for “Pet Tracker Microchip Riverview FL,” you will find us at the top. Pet GPS Microchip Options A popular method for making your pet permanently identifiable is an … Continue reading
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!