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ProHeart 6: Combating Heartworm Disease Just Got Easier

As previously highlighted in a past blog, Texas ranks among the top 10 states where heartworm disease is most prevalent. It absolutely cannot emphasized enough that it only takes one bite from an infected mosquito for your pet to contract heartworm disease. Luckily for pet owners, there is a wide array of heartworm prevention to [...]

Protect Your Pet From the Dangers of Rabies

Rabies is a term that most pet owners recognize and then cringe over. Unless you’ve had first-hand experience with this deadly disease, the dangers may feel somewhat remote. However, rabies poses a very real threat to our pets and families, making vaccination and other precautionary measures imperative. A Closer Look Rabies is a zoonotic disease, [...]

Flat Faced Breeds and Heat Intolerance

Brachycephalic breeds are a popular choice as pets – and for good reason. Their unique features (the smooshed face) and adorable personalities hold a lot of appeal for owners of flat faced Breeds. These flat faced breeds, such as the Shih Tzu, Frenchie, Boston terrier, and Persian cat, also come with equally unique physical challenges. [...]

Steer Clear of Tuna Breath: Dental Care for Cats

The veterinary world is learning more and more all the time that proper pet dental care is a vital component of keeping our animals happy and healthy. While cats and dogs are no different in this respect, it is important to note that our feline friends have some important dental needs all their own. Understanding [...]

Stormy Weather: Hurricane Pet Safety Tips

While strong weather systems are beneficial to drought-stricken areas, tropical storms and hurricanes threaten our area’s livelihood. When Ike hit land in 2008, it was a Category 2 storm, but the storm surge in its wake was more like a Category 4. Communities near Galveston and Houston were heavily impacted by rain and wind, and [...]

The High Rate of Heartworm Disease in Texas

If there was tagline for heartworm disease, it would be: “It only takes one bite.” Unfortunately, many pet owners take a risk when it comes to heartworm. In addition, Texas ranks among the top 10 states where heartworm disease is most prevalent. Since heartworm can predispose your pet to life-threatening health issues, prevention is something [...]

The Gold Standard: Achieving the Best in Pet Dental Care

We attend to our own dental care because we know a healthy mouth is a major tenet of good health and hygiene. Similarly, pet dental care shouldn’t be undervalued or overlooked. Beyond looking and smelling better, your pet’s overall health and longevity are linked to proper dental care. Prevention is our philosophy, and your pet [...]