Socializing Pets During COVID-19

In our current world of social distancing and stay-at-home orders, socialization is a challenge. Social distancing and health concerns mean fewer opportunities for social interactions and activities for your furry family member. Socialization is the process of introducing your furbaby to a variety of other people, places, animals, activities, textures, and sounds. It is the […]

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Understanding Canine Aggression

Canine aggression is a subject that can be difficult for dog owners and dog lovers to understand. Not only can it be scary, but there are also many reasons that a dog might engage in aggressive behavior. Fortunately, there are very few dogs that are prone to aggression despite the situation. As dog lovers, it’s […]

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Fun Activities for Poor Weather

No one likes being stuck indoors, but sometimes, it’s necessary – whether it’s cold and rainy or hot and humid. While in Texas we don’t get too many snowy days, we are no stranger to dangerous temperatures, be it summer or winter. If you’ve got a pet with endless amounts of energy, you need to […]

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Common Training Mistakes

Every dog needs basic training and socialization. Some need it more than others, but all dogs should have some form of training. Denying your dog some form of training puts them at a disadvantage. How will they know boundaries? Are they being provided adequate structure and guidance? Will they be safe without it? Don’t think […]

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Potty Training Tips

House-training your new puppy or rescue may seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Fortunately, dogs are quick learners. The key to solid potty training starts the day your pup comes home. With a little patience and a routine, they’ll be potty trained in no time. We’ve all gotta go, so let’s get going. […]

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Lap Cat Breeds We Love

There’s nothing more irresistible than a cute cat that wants to curl up in your lap. Many cats are known for their distant, independent nature. However, some cat breeds enjoy snuggling more than others. While every cat is different, these breeds are known for their cuddly, affectionate nature. Chartreux Sweet and personable, this rare breed […]

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Heat Exhaustion in Pets

Summertime in Texas is fun but unforgiving, particularly due to the high temperatures and humidity. High temperatures can put you and your furbaby at risk for heat exhaustion. Other heat related illnesses include heat stroke, dehydration, sunburn, and foot pad burns. However, with a little knowledge and preparation, you can help prevent heat exhaustion in […]

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Furbaby Shower – Celebrating Your New Family Member

You’ve made the important decision to welcome a new family member into your life – this is cause for a celebration! A puppy or kitten shower is the perfect way to welcome your new family member and introduce them to your friends. Unlike a baby shower, the guest of honor actually gets to join in […]

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Are Peanuts Safe for Dogs?

Peanuts and peanut butter are popular human treats, but what about for your pooch? The short answer is: yes. Peanuts are not toxic to dogs, but there are some things to consider before incorporating them into your dog’s diet. As always, contact your veterinarian before changing your pet’s diet. The Good, the Bad, and the […]

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Games to Play at Home with Your Pet

Staying in a lot lately? Staying home and social distancing¬† are smart and helpful ways to slow the spread of COVID-19. However, with all that isolation comes boredom and restlessness. You’re not the only one feeling the quarantine blues; your pets are struggling also. Bored and stir-crazy pets often resort to destructive behavior, particularly dogs. […]

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