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The Connection Between Pet Dental Health & Whole Body Wellness

February is National Pet Dental Health Month. Raising awareness of this essential component of pet care is vitally important, and helps establish healthy habits year-round. To that end, Schertz Animal Hospital deducts 20% off dental cleanings in February and March. Even though many pet owners are on board to protect their pet from the dangers…

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A Closer Look at Pet Dental Care: How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth at Home

Many pet owners are still surprisingly ill at ease when it comes to pet dental care. Sure, like other new adventures, brushing your pet’s teeth might seem a bit daunting at first. We can assure that with equal measures of patience, practice and determination, you’ll be setting your pet up for a brighter, healthier future.…

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The Whole Story About Dental Cavities in Dogs

At Schertz Animal Hospital, we are passionate about pet dental health. You will hear us preach about periodontal disease, dish about dental diets, and rant about resorptive lesions. In February and March, we are even offering 20% off all dental cleanings (these book fast). We don’t often talk about the main reason many of us…

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Drumroll, Please! Schertz Animal Hospital’s Top 10 Pet Care Blogs of 2018

As another year draws to a close, we want to pause and reflect on what an incredible year it’s been. Each day brought its share of laughter, tears, joy, and lots and lots of learning and growing, and we couldn’t be more thankful! Our pet care blogs are an important part of our ongoing commitment…

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Protecting Your Dog’s Paws: Winter Paw Care

Even though we don’t get much snow in Texas, winter can still be brutal on a dog’s paws. Exposed to the elements, paws are at risk for drying, cracking, trauma, and picking up toxic chemicals from the ground. Luckily, there are some tips and products that can ease these problems for paws. Schertz Animal Hospital…

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Meatless Meat Eaters: Is it Healthy for Dogs to Go Vegan?

Food is a touchy subject for many people, and decisions about what to eat can be deeply personal. The choice to go vegan is no exception. The popularity of this diet has skyrocketed in recent years, with various celebrities, scientists, and food experts promoting it as the ideal option. Proponents of veganism generally cite a…

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The Future of Care: Stem Cell Therapy in Pets

Veterinary medicine is growing and evolving all the time. At Schertz Animal Hospital, we’re proud to be on the forefront of the ever changing face of our profession. Stem cell therapy in pets is a newer therapy that’s offering unprecedented options for our patients. Keep reading to learn more about this treatment modality and how…

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Is Cat Health Related to Cat Happiness? Absolutely!

For people, the link between health and happiness is sacrosanct. That is, in order to be truly happy, we have to be healthy – and vice versa. The same is absolutely true for cats. Indeed, for them to be at their healthiest, attention to emotional wellbeing is critical. Likewise, to be considered “happy,” they need…

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What’s in a Name? Understanding Pet Food Labels

Trends in food and diet will never end, even among pet foods. From expensive grain-free products to organic labels, it can be quite difficult to understand what your pet needs and why. And don’t even try reading the ingredients list! That’s a lot of cryptic stuff, right? However, there is method to the madness of…

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All About Senior Pet Health

There’s something special about an older pet. You’ve probably been together for years, and the bond is deeper than ever. It may be hard to realize that your pet is getting older, but the experience of caring for them as they age can be deeply rewarding and enriching for both of you. At Schertz Animal…

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