• Could Grain-Free Diets Damage My Dog’s Heart?

    Jul 03 2019

    What’s all the hype about grain-free diets and heart disease?  Statement from WSU College of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Teaching Hospital Much information has been circulated on the internet and other sources…

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    Why you shouldn’t ignore your cat’s frequent vomiting and hairballs

    Nov 08 2018

    Cats vomit so frequently that you might consider this to be normal. Therefore, it is often tolerated when it should be seen as a sign of possible disease. When it…

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    Heat Stroke Can Happen in Minutes!

    Jun 20 2017

    Yesterday we had a Greyhound that had been outside for 1 hour at 11am in Houston.  He was found panting excessively, drooling and unable to get up.  He was immediately…

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    Loud noises can be scary.

    Jun 12 2016

    The exact cause of noise aversion is not well understood.  Dogs experiencing anxiety from thunderstorms or fireworks are distressed and suffering. They can damage property, injure themselves or escape. Ask about Sileo…

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    Canine Noise Sensitivity, Anxiety and Phobia

    Jun 06 2016

    Is your dog trying to tell you something? At least one-third of all dogs in the United States suffer from noise aversion. The fear and anxiety associated with noise is commonly…

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    Canine Influenza reported in Houston

    May 25 2016

    The strain of canine Influenza that was identified in dogs in Chicago and parts of the Midwest last year has now been identified in a dog in the Houston area. …

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    Hyperthyroidism in Cats

    Mar 22 2016

      Is your cat at risk for hyperthyroidism? The thyroid glands are located in the neck and play a vital role in regulating the body’s metabolic rate. Hyperthyroidism is a…

  • Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants

    Mar 07 2016

    Click this link for a list that contains plants that have been reported as having systemic effects on animals and/or intense effects on the gastrointestinal tract.  

  • The Big Four Easter Hazards For Pets

    Mar 03 2016

    Easter, like most holidays, is a busy time at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center. Chocolate is a common theme, as it is during other festive times of the year,…

  • Just One Mosquito is All it Takes For a Life Threatening Disease!

    Feb 29 2016

    It’s March—springtime is around the corner! Worms in your garden…and worms in your pet? Eeew! Hold on, let’s explain… The worms you find in your garden mulch are not the…