3 Signs That Your Dog May Have Poor Dental Health

When was the last time you sat your pup down, opened his mouth and looked to see how well his teeth were? If you’re like most people, then you probably haven’t at all. This is especially alarming and surprising when you consider the fact that dental disease is one of the most common ailments to... Read More

Prepping Your Pup for a Winter Wonderland – Part 2

While McAllen is known to have pleasant winter months, it’s also very unpredictable and you never know when the weather will turn against you and your pets. In a previous blog, we shared some important pieces of advice to ensure your pooch spends our relatively calm winters in complete comfort. Now, the veterinarians at Valley... Read More

Prepping Your Pup for a Winter Wonderland – Part 1

Fortunately, winters in McAllen can be relatively calm and not as frozen as those up north. However, temperatures can plummet enough to make your pups uncomfortable and miserable if you don’t take the proper measures to keep them warm. At Valley Animal Hospital, our veterinarians know your pets are an integral part of your family... Read More

Dealing with Your Pet Dog’s Dry Skin

Caring for your dog involves many things, such as getting enough exercise, feeding them the right food and keeping them properly groomed. Grooming itself involves a lot more than a haircut every few weeks. For some dogs, depending on environment, you may run across dry skin conditions. Dry skin, usually noticed as patches of flaky... Read More

Bite Triggers: Why is Your Dog Biting?

You love your pooch and every minute you spend with him is full of playfulness and fun…that is until he decides to bite. While you may think this is normal behavior, your pet may be biting due to a specific reason that needs attention. The last thing you want is for your four-legged friend to... Read More

The Benefits of Microchipping Your Pet

The friendship you have with your pooch, kitty or other adorable pet should last a lifetime. However, sometimes our four-legged friends can get themselves lost, leaving you stressed and worried for their safety. With “lost dog” signs becoming a thing of the past, your best option at finding your lost pet and keeping him/her safe... Read More