July 15th is National Pet Fire Safety Day!

It is estimated by the National Fire Protection Association that home fires affect half a million pets. Statistics additionally revealed that almost 1,000 of these fires are accidentally started by the homeowner’s pets. To raise awareness about these dangers, the American Kennel Club (AKC) and ADT Security Services have teamed up with the third annual... Read More

6 Simple Tips for Home Rabbit Care

There’s nothing quite like the companionship that only a furry pet can provide. In many cases, cats and dogs fulfill that role flawlessly, but rabbits can also be some of the most amazing pets! They’re adorable, cuddly and can provide loving company to anyone looking for a great pet. In fact, rabbits can make exceptional... Read More

Preventing the Dangers of Lyme Disease in Your Pet

Chances are you’ve spent some post-walk afternoons digging through your dog’s fur in search of those nasty little bugs known as ticks. These external parasites spend their lives feeding on the blood of unfortunate host animals, which, in many cases, happen to be our furry best friends. Unfortunately, ticks can additionally be more than just... Read More

Hiking Guide: Tips for Summertime Dog Treks

The hot summer months are just about here, which means more and more people will be gearing up for the great outdoors in search of a hiking adventure with their families! If you are one of these active individuals and are thinking about taking your pup out with you, then make sure you’re completely ready.... Read More

What to do After Finding an Animal Locked in a Vehicle

Summer has officially arrived in the Rio Grande Valley. We can already expect rising temperatures and sunny skies. This also means staying out of the sun to avoid sunburn and remaining hydrated. The same applies to our four-legged, furry family members. We do our best to take care of our pets, and this includes doing... Read More

Keeping Your Pet Cool During the Summer

Summer is almost here and you’ll more than likely make plans to take your dogs or cats on road trips to the beach, a few backyard barbecues and maybe even to the big family reunion. But it’s going to get hot outside and your pet may not be completely equipped to handle the South Texas... Read More

Why is My Dog Barking So Much?

Why is My Dog Barking so Much? First and foremost, barking is one of the many natural ways dogs communicate. But sometimes it can be excessive, leaving you wondering what the problem might be. You feel like you’ve done everything for your furry loved one, but perhaps it’s time to recognize one of the potential... Read More

Celebrate National Puppy Day by Adopting One!

March 23rd is National Puppy Day and puppy lovers are encouraged to celebrate by giving puppies a new home. The day was created to raise awareness about the importance of adopting orphaned animals from local shelters. Founded in 2006 by Colleen Paige, an animal behaviorist, author and pet lifestyle expert, the day hopes to shed... Read More

Make Sure Your Dog is Ready for Spring Break

Spring Break is here and you’re ready to hit South Padre Island for some rest and relaxation. You’ve got your sunscreen, beach umbrella and flip flops ready to go and you’re thinking of taking along your dog for the first time. After all, what’s better than having your furry best friend by your side? Sandy... Read More