Pet Tips Archives – Florida Animal Friend

Florida Hurricane Preparedness Checklist For Pet Owners

With Hurricane Ian headed toward Florida, it’s important to prepare as much as possible for ourselves and our pets. Many times pets are a second thought when it comes to creating an emergency plan, but we’ve put together some resources to help pet owners think ahead.   Hurricane Checklist For Pet Owners Know how to … Continued

Can A Pet DNA Test Solve The Breed Mystery of Your Shelter Pet?

Knowing your pet’s breed can make a big difference in their life and yours. From determining the best care plan to knowing if they may be predisposed to certain health problems or even getting to know your pet on a deeper level, knowing your pet’s breed can be extremely beneficial. But for most pet owners, … Continued

Tips From Florida Animal Friend: Pet Heat Safety in Florida

Summertime means hot weather and humid conditions. For pet owners in Florida, it means keeping your furry friend safe from the heat. Whether you have a cat or dog, there are different things for pet owners to keep in mind, especially if your pet goes outside regularly. But it’s also important to be mindful of … Continued

Estate Planning for Pets – Is That Really a Thing?

About Author: Peggy R. Hoyt, J.D., M.B.A., B.C.S, The Law Offices of Hoyt & Bryan Email: Peggy@HoytBryan.com   Planning for your four-legged loved ones can be just as challenging as planning for your two-legged loved ones. A typical question is, “Do I need a trust or a will?” The answer is, “It depends.” When estate … Continued