FAQ

  • What do we do if our pet has an emergency after you’ve closed?

    Royal Palm Veterinary Hospital offers 24 hour, 7 days a week emergency care for all our patients by our own doctors. Just call our hospital number 954-344-5466 and follow the…

  • When should my pet be spayed or neutered?

    For a normal, healthy pet, it’s best to spay or neuter when they are sexually mature i.e between 5 and 6 months It is recommended that a dog be spayed…

  • What should I look for when I bring home my rescue puppy or kitten?

    CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR NEW PET! Your rescue pet has most probably come from a shelter or unknown housing therefore has the possibility of harboring an illnesses that has not yet…

  • Is CHOCOLATE really dangerous to my pet?

    Chocolate poisoning is caused by excessive intake of the methylxanthine alkaloids ( primarily theobromine and caffeine) in chocolate, coffee, tea and some over the counter stimulants. The poisoning affects the…

  • Why are cat vaccines necessary?

    Many serious infectious diseases of cats can be controlled by vaccination. With over 20 million pet cats in the U.S., your cat is quite likely to come in contact with…

  • Why are dog vaccines necessary?

    CANINE VACCINATIONS Many of the serious diseases of dogs can be prevented by vaccination. With over 50 million pet dogs in the United States alone, your pet is bound to…

  • Does my pet really need pre-surgical blood work?

    Pre-Surgical blood work can be considered a window to the organs in your pet’s body. These tests help assess organ function prior to the use of anesthesia. The liver and…

  • How does Frontline Work?

    From the very first application, FRONTLINE kills 98–100% of existing fleas in less than 24 hours and continues to provide fast-acting, long-lasting flea and tick control. Fipronil, the active ingredient…

  • What is the PET LEMON LAW?

    Information Provided by The Florida Veterinary Medical Association There are two kinds of sellers: Private and Pet Dealer.  A “Pet Dealer” is defined as anyone who engages in the sale…

  • If Rabies is every 3 years, do a still need a certificate?

    Yes, Broward County still requires your to purchase a certificate showing vaccine information. This can be purchased as a yearly or 3 year certificate.