Pets

Cold Weather and Your Pet
Many pet owners love spending time with their furry friend outside, but during the cold winter months pet owners need to take special precautions to ensure that their pet...
Pet Talk – Vaccinating Your Pet
Even though they may be taken for granted, pet vaccinations are vital for your pet’s health. Properly vaccinating your pet is an important part of pet care because vaccines...
Pet Talk
Spring is the season for being outdoors. For many that mean slipping on their rubber boots and gloves, grabbing their shovel, and planting seeds in the hope of an ample...
Matters of the Heart: Hypertension
One out of every three adults has high blood pressure or hypertension. As with humans, this health problem is seen in cats and dogs.Primary hypertension occurs when the...
Should you scrap the table scraps?
As winter break comes to a close, numerous students find themselves back at home with a fridge full of leftovers. For many pet owners, this means a few less trips to the...
DSHS News Release: Aerial Vaccine Drop Returns as Defense Against...
The Texas Department of State Health Services this week begins its annual airdrop of rabies vaccine baits over portions of southern and western Texas in the continuing...
Matters of the Heart: Congenital Heart Disease
Humans and animals often have similar health problems. One example of this is Congenital Heart Disease. Congenital Heart Disease refers to a problem the animal is born...
Pet Talk - Holiday Plant Decor
Many people are decorating their homes for the holidays, but pet owners should be aware that some plants used for holiday decorating can be dangerous to cats and dogs....
Kodi the Cowdog–Shame, shame, shame!
Merry Christmas Y’all, Can you believe it’s that time of the year again! This will be my 3rd Christmas or 21st in human years. I’ve been pretty nice this year, not naughty,...
Pet Talk - Dashing Through the Snow: Signs of Hypothermia
The weather in Texas is extremely unpredictable. One day it’s 60 degrees and raining, the next it’s 80 degrees with sunshine. Winters can be even worse with unexpected cold...
Strangles: Understanding Equine Distemper and Purpura Haemorrhagica
One of the most alarming of infectious diseases in theequine industry is Strangles, which is noted for the characteristic large swelling of lymph nodes under the jaw or in...
Bringing your 4-legged friend home for the holidays
For many pet lovers, holiday traveling without their beloved pet simply won’t do. Taking your pet along can make a holiday event fun for everyone, if you plan carefully. ...
Pet Talk
As the semester rolls on and tests pile up many students begin changing their daily routine to one that is more study friendly and, unfortunately, usually more...
Pet Talk
Decorated Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell was the only survivor of a 2005 mission in Afghanistan. He is considered the “Lone Survivor” because the mission was the largest loss...
Tips for Buying Dog Toys
Tennis balls, Frisbees, rawhides, and Kongs. Dog toys line the shelves of multiple aisles at pet stores. With all of the choices, which toys should or shouldn’t you buy...