Pets

'Doggone' good gift? Use caution when giving puppies as gifts
Pets are popular gifts around the holidays. Giving a pet as a present during the holidays can be stressful for both the giver and the pet, particularly if you’re not...
Pet Talk: Conjunctivitis
Everyone knows the annoying feeling of having something in your eye. This irritating feeling can be caused by a common eye problem known as conjunctivitis—which is...
Pet Talk: CPR and Heimlich Maneuver on Pets
Some dogs—especially puppies—will chew on nearly anything in sight. Dog and cat owners may find their curious pet chewing on shoes, furniture, and even clothing. Although...
Pet Talk: Pets With Disabilities: Deafness
Pets can experience hearing loss just like humans. Hearing loss in pets may be the result of disease, old age, or the pet may even be born deaf. No matter the cause, pets...
Pet Talk: Pets: A Positive Impact on Kids
Many people remember caring for their childhood pet and the joy they felt from developing a relationship with an animal. Although welcoming a pet into your home is a big...
Pet Talk: Degenerative Myelopathy
Degenerative myelopathy is a degenerative disease of the spinal cord that begins in older adulthood and progresses slowly until dogs are no longer able to walk unassisted....
Pet Talk: Strokes in Dogs
The effects of a canine stroke, such as sudden blindness and loss of balance, can be alarming for dog owners. Fortunately, most dogs that have strokes can recover with time...
Pet Talk: My Dog was Sprayed by a Skunk—Now What?
The awful smell caused by a skunk spray is no joke. Every dog owner knows to keep their dog away from skunks at all costs—but sometimes Fido has other plans. With warmer...
Pet Talk: Common Feline Skin Conditions
Being familiar with the signs of common skin irritations and diseases in your feline companion is important for your cat’s health. Certain skin problems could be sign of a...
Pet Talk: Your Dog May Protect You from Heart Disease
According to the American Heart Association, there have been reported associations between pet ownership and cardiovascular health in the last decade. Owning...
Pet Talk: Caring for Older Pets
Pets are more than just our companions—they are a part of the family. As your pet ages, it is important to consult your veterinarian for help providing the proper care for...
The Pegasus Project Holds Aviation/Equine Event in Support of Horse...
MURCHISON, TX - For the second year in a row, The Pegasus Project Horse Rescue will be taking part in the national celebration of ASPCA® (The American Society for the...
Pet Talk: Kennel Cough in Dogs
Like humans, dogs can experience a noisy, dry cough caused by an irritated throat. However, persistent coughing paired with a fever, nasal or ocular discharge, or loss of...
Pet Talk: Treating and Preventing Fleas
When dog and cat owners notice their pet excessively scratching, biting, and licking, many of them associate these signs with fleas. With so many products on the market for...
Pet Talk: Equine Lameness
Equine lameness affects all types horses—whether they are ridden for pleasure, racing, or sport. Lameness, a health condition that affects a horse’s gait, is the most...