Fourth of July Pet Safety

The Fourth of July is a great holiday to enjoy a light show and outdoor time with family and friends. For your pets, it’s a scary ordeal that may leave them terrified and confused. Animal Control Services reports a 30% increase in lost pets during the Independence Day Holiday. In fact, more pets go missing... Read More

Mosquitos on the Rise and What That Means for Your Pets

When it rains, it pours, and Texas found the truth behind that saying in the month of May. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI), May was the wettest month on record in a 121-year period. As we enter hurricane season, we can only expect... Read More

Summer Tips to Prevent Heatstroke in Pets

Summer is filled with fun activities for you and your furry friends, but sometimes too much of a good thing can be bad. Just like humans, pets can suffer from overexposure to extreme temperatures. Let’s make this a safe and refreshing summer for our pets. Fight the summer heat by preventing and recognizing dehydration and... Read More

The Threat of Toxic Toads to Your Dog

For pet owners, mosquitos are not the only things to worry about in the aftermath of rain. While toads keep the insect population in our yards low, they can pose a hazardous threat to our dogs. Toads are easy to come by after a rainy day, and their hopping and croaking manner is a major... Read More

Summertime Pet Safety Tips

The summer months are the perfect time to enjoy family and friends. The temperatures are rising, which means taking extra precautions to avoid sunburns and other summertime conditions. As a pet owner, there are plenty of steps that ensure your pet also has a happy and safe summer! Help your pets battle the summer heat... Read More

Does Your Pet Have Allergies?

Though they don’t suffer from respiratory symptoms like most humans do from allergens, our pets do suffer at the hands of irritating allergies. Over half of pet owners are not aware that their pets can spend the spring season battling pollen and other environmental allergens, according to Novartis Animal Health. So, if you’ve noticed your... Read More

How to Protect Your Pets from Summertime Parasites

Your pet may love the summertime, but then the bouts of itching starts. For pets, the warm summer months bring on a wave of outdoor fun - and a relentless swarm of fleas and ticks. As a caring and smart pet-owner, it’s your responsibility to protect your pet from those pesky parasites. Check out the... Read More

Valentine’s Day Safety Tips for Your Furry Friends

If you’re like us, we love to share Valentine's Day with our furry friends. Spoiling them with heart-shaped doggy treats, pink and red chew toys, and Cupid outfits are our way of showing how much we love and appreciate them. It’s important to remember that there are some Valentine's Day-associated dangers that your pet will... Read More

Pets: The Good, The Bad and The Not So Bad After All

Adopting and caring for a pet is good for the mind, body and soul. If you're thinking of adopting one for your home, or if you're a long-time pet owner, then it’s already known that they provide us with a sense of security, warmth, responsibility and comfort. Bringing a pet into your family is truly... Read More

2015 New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Pet

The new year is the perfect opportunity for a fresh start, whether you're looking to lose weight, find a new job or save money. When thinking about your New Year's resolution, consider your pets’ needs. If your pet is overweight or heavy, 2015 is perfect to incorporate a new diet and exercise regimen to start... Read More