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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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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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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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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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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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Back To School Pet Safety

August 15, 2023

Believe it or not, summer is already starting to wind down, and school is starting up again. Our furry friends manage to get into mischief at any time of year, and the start of school is no exception. Here are a few safety tips: Keep School Supplies Out Of Paws’ Reach Fido and Fluffy are curious and playful, and may be quite interested in investigating your little ones’ school supplies. Your four-legged pal could get … Read More »

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