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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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Common Holiday Hazards for Pets – What You Need to Know

December 01, 2023

The holiday season is a wonderful time filled with joy and cheer, but it’s important to remember that it can present some potential dangers for our beloved pets. While we decorate our homes and savor seasonal goodies, it’s crucial to remain vigilant about common holiday hazards that could harm our furry friends.   Read on as a local vet offers up some tips on how to keep your pets safe during the holiday season.   … Read More »

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Teaching Your Pet To Use Talking Paw Buttons

November 15, 2023

Technology has certainly come a long way in recent years, and our furry friends have not been left behind. One of the most ground-breaking and interesting pet products that’s recently come out is also one of the simplest: the talking paw buttons. These are programmable pads that you can train Fido and Fluffy to step on when they want to communicate certain words. A local vet offers some tips on teaching your pet to use … Read More »

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Do Budgies Need a Buddy? The Truth About Social Birds

November 01, 2023

Do Budgies Need a Buddy? The Truth About Social Birds

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Fall Dog Treats

October 15, 2023

Autumn is in the air! The leaves are changing, and the temperatures are cooling off. Many of you are likely enjoying some of your favorite seasonal foods, whether that means a pumpkin spice latte, fresh apple cider, or candy corn. Our canine pals can also enjoy a few autumn classics. A local vet offers some tips on giving Fido some fall treats in this article. Pumpkin Yums For this one, you’ll mix pureed plain pumpkin … Read More »

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Exploring Animal Welfare Week – Joining the Cause

October 01, 2023

Are you an animal lover looking for ways to make a positive impact on the lives of our furry and feathered friends? Well, you’re in luck because Animal Welfare Week is just around the corner!    Read on as a vet talks about this important holiday for pets and how you can get involved.   What is Animal Welfare Week?   Animal Welfare Week is an annual event that shines a spotlight on the well-being … Read More »

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Celebrating Pet Birds

September 15, 2023

September 17th is National Pet Bird Day! Polly may not be as popular as Fido and Fluffy, but she’s certainly won her fair share of devoted fans. Almost 3 percent of American households have birds. That may sound like a small number, but it works out to over 7.5 million. That’s quite a flock! A local vet offers some information on our feathered friends below. Most Popular Birds The parakeet—or Budgie or Budgerigar—wins the birdy … Read More »

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