Safe and Sound with Pet Microchipping

These days, it’s rare to adopt a pet who hasn’t already been microchipped (as well as spayed or neutered). That’s because veterinary personnel and others in the animal caregiving professions understand the importance of this permanent form of identification. Each year, hundreds of thousands of pets enter the shelter system in the United States, many [...]

Pet Microchipping Primer

When a beloved dog or cat becomes separated from their owner in a natural disaster, home fire, or just by slipping out the door, it can be devastating. While it is not possible to prevent all of these types of events, there are some things you can do to help your pet get home safely. [...]

Please Don’t Pass the Gravy: Pet Pancreatitis and the Holidays

With all the decorating, baking, and wrapping of gifts this month, pet pancreatitis isn’t really something most pet owners want to consider. Yet the number of cases of pancreatitis in pets rises sharply around the holidays. There are some obvious reasons for this. After all, what pet lover doesn’t want to share a bit of [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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