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Anxiety In Dogs: Causes And Treatments

May 01, 2024

Our canine pals are very emotional, and can experience a wide range of emotions. Just like us, Fido may experience fear, depression, loneliness, and grief. These things can have a significant impact on your pet, and can affect him on both an emotional and physical level. Read on to gain some valuable insights on doggy anxiety from a local Pipe Creek, TX vet in this informative article. How Can I Recognize Anxiety In Dogs? It’s … Read More »

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Pallas Cat Day

April 15, 2024

You’ve heard the saying that every dog has its day. Well, we think every kitty also deserves a special day. We’re putting one very cute and mysterious cat at center stage for this one. April 23rd is Pallas Cat Day! Read on as a local vet discusses this charming (and perhaps a bit grumpy) feline. What Is A Pallas Cat? Pallas cats are a rather elusive, beautiful species of wild cats. They have fluffy coats, … Read More »

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Dog Bite Prevention Week

April 01, 2024

Dog Bite Prevention Week always takes place during the second week of April. This is a pretty serious issue. Every year, roughly 4.5 people are bitten by dogs. While fortunately many of those bites do not cause serious injury, many do require medical treatment, and a small number result in severe injuries. A local veterinarian goes over some information about dog bites in this article. What Are The Statistics On Dog Bites? The figures on … Read More »

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Simple Ways To Show Your Cat Respect

March 15, 2024

Respect Your Cat Day is March 28th. Of course, if you could ask your feline overlord how you may best show her respect, she would probably request enormous temples, statues, filled fishponds, and catnip gardens. While kitties may have persuaded many ancient peoples to go to such lengths, you really don’t have to go overboard. In fact, the best way for you to show your feline friend respect is to understand her unique needs and … Read More »

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Why Is My Pet Itching? 

March 01, 2024

Has your dog or cat been scratching a lot recently? Does your furry buddy beg you to scratch them and then act as if they are in a state of bliss when you do? Itching can cause pretty severe discomfort in both people and animals. While the occasional itch is normal for Fido and Fluffy, persistent itching is a different story, as it often indicates that something is wrong. Of course, before you can address … Read More »

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Top Reasons Why You Should Play With Your Cat

February 15, 2024

Did you know that playing with your cat every day is the best thing you can do for her? Kitties are very cute and entertaining little pets. Although cats are quite small, they have loads of purrsonality, and have a special way of making us laugh with their cute quirks, charming facial expressions, and playful antics. A local Pipe Creek, TX veterinarian lists some of the top reasons to play with your cat regularly in … Read More »

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FAQs on Pet Theft Awareness from a Veterinarian

February 01, 2024

Did you know that every February is Pet Theft Awareness Month? Approximately two million dogs are stolen every year in the U.S. That’s a pretty heartbreaking—and staggering—statistic. Even more sobering is the fact that only one out of ten pups is returned to its human owner. While there’s no way to completely guarantee your pet won’t be stolen, there are ways to help reduce the risks. A local Helotes, TX veterinarian offers some insight in … Read More »

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FAQS About Walking Your Dog

January 15, 2024

It’s Walk Your Dog Month! Of course, for many of you, every month is Walk Your Dog Month. Our canine buddies do need to be walked daily, not just for sanitary reasons, but for exercise and mental stimulation. Read on as a local Pipe Creek, TX vet discusses taking Fido for a stroll. Should I Still Walk My Dog If I Have A Yard? Absolutely! You may not need to walk Fido as much as … Read More »

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Get To Know The Australian Shepherd

January 01, 2024

Happy New Year! One of our first plans for the year is to honor a very special dog, the Australian Shepherd. January 9th is Aussie Day! A local Pipe Creek, TX vet goes over some basic breed information about the Aussie in this article.   Basics of the Australian Shepherd Breed   Working dogs, such as the Aussie, tend to be strong, loyal, and very smart. Fido is no exception! The pooch belongs to the … Read More »

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Making Fido’s Holiday Merry: The Ultimate Gift Guide for Your Canine Companion

December 15, 2023
dog with black and white fur chewing on a yellow toy and lying on the grass

Hey there, pet parents! Got your holiday shopping list in order? While you’re making that list and checking it twice, don’t forget to spread the cheer to your four-legged bestie. Fido deserves to be spoiled a bit, for all of the love, laughter, tail wags, and affection he provides. A local Pipe Creek, TX vet offers some suggestions in this article.   Fido’s Wish List   That tail-wagging, cuddle-giving, and ever-adorable companion of yours deserves … Read More »

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