20 Human Foods Safe for Your Foodie Dog

As pet owners, we often find it difficult to resist those big puppy-dog eyes when our furry companions beg for a taste of what's on our plates. While it's essential to prioritize a balanced and nutritious diet for our canine friends, there are a few human foods that can safely...

Fleas, Ticks & Heartworm – Oh My!

Tips To Keep Your Pet Safe from Fleas, Ticks and Heartworm this Summer and Beyond As the summer sizzles on, it's just as important to keep your pet healthy as it is to take care of yourself. Record heat and consistent rain continues to torch and saturate South Florida this...

New York Magazine’s The Strategist Talks to Dr. Frione About the Best Things for Cleaning Your Dog’s Teeth

New York Magazine’s The Strategist interviewed Plantation veterinarian Dr. Jennifer Frione from Lakeside Animal Hospital to discuss the most effective ways to keep up with your dog's dental hygiene. According to Dr. Frione, the most effective way to keep your dog's teeth clean and healthy is to brush them every...

Lakeside Unleashed – Selfie Stick for Your Pup

Let’s face it – you never can get your dog’s good side from your phone, despite the 100 photoshoot sessions you indulge in regularly. Not a problem anymore! For today only, Lakeside Animal Hospital will be giving away the “pooch on a stick” selfie stick to the first 50 lucky...

Remembering the Hero Dogs of 9/11

When the World Trade Center collapsed on September 11, 2001, nearly 10,000 emergency rescue workers joined in the efforts to help. More than 300 of those heroes were dogs.Volunteer firefighters, police officers, and rescue workers as well as their four-legged counterparts from around the world rushed to the aid of...

Daily Paws: “Coton de Tulear”

Daily Paws reporter Hilary Braaksma reached out to Lakeside Animal Hospital's Dr. Jennifer Frione to find out more about the rare dog breed, Coton de Tulear. "Oral praise and a treat can go a long way in training the people-pleasing coton. “They generally are quick to learn and easy to train,” says Jennifer...

Dogs in Hot Cars

Summer is here! But let’s get real; it is summer all year ‘round in sunny South Florida. The scary reality is that during the summer the days are hot and inside our cars it is even hotter. It is very important that you never leave your fur-baby in your car,...

With Rainy Weather Comes Poisonous Toads

Unfortunately, we South Floridians know very well about the rainy weather our beautiful unpredictable Sunshine State throws at us. With the downpour comes plenty of water and plenty of pesky Cane Toad's aka Bufo Toad's. We at Lakeside Animal Hospital love all creatures big and small and truly kid when we...