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Pets in Dorms? It’s a Thing!

For those about to enter the world of higher education, it can be difficult to choose between schools. One would want to consider geographic location, proximity to family and friends, and academic specialties, among others. For some, however, making this decision is easy when considering a campus that not only allows, but welcomes, pets in…

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Keep Calm and Carry On: Treating and Living with Pet Cancer

Hearing that your pet has cancer is a pet parent’s worst nightmare, and one that becomes increasingly more likely as a pet ages. Pets, especially dogs, get cancer at roughly the same rate as humans, and over half of pets above the age of 10 will receive a cancer diagnosis at some point. The first…

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What Can You Expect After Spaying or Neutering Your Dog?

There are numerous benefits to spaying and neutering animals. While reducing unwanted litters, controlling the pet population, and minimizing health risks definitely top the list, many owners are equally concerned with behavior. Will your dog’s behavior change after spaying or neutering them? This is a common concern, but the good news is that any change…

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How do New Pet Owners Figure it Out? Trial, Error, and a Few Tips From Us!

Adjusting to life as a new pet owner can be full of challenges. But at least there’s an adorable, loving, playful pet willing to endure the work with you, making all their little foibles more tolerable. No two pets or owners are alike. However, every unique pair can benefit from some tried and true methods.…

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People and Their Pets Go Green Together

We’ve heard about electric rechargeable cars, solar panels, and tiny houses that reduce carbon footprints, but is there more we could be doing to help our planet? As pet owners, it’s an important question to consider. If we can make simple changes to our perspectives and lifestyles in order to benefit Earth, can pets go…

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Touchy-Feely: Can Pets Sense Emotions in Humans?

As a pet owner, you’ve likely noticed how your pets seem to respond to your moods. Perhaps your dog shares in your excitement of a hike on a warm spring day, or your cat always seems to curl up in your lap for a snuggle when you’re feeling down. It probably comes as no surprise…

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Schertz Facebook Changes: Making the Most of Our Social Media Outreach

If you’ve been wondering why you haven’t seen as many posts from Schertz Animal Hospital on your Facebook feed lately, you aren’t alone. Starting January 11th, 2018, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced changes to the news feed algorithm to prioritize posts from family and friends over posts made by businesses and news outlets. According to…

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Dog Grooming at Home: A Little Goes a Long Way

Has your dog been looking a little…shall we say, shaggy, lately? It may be time for some dog grooming at home. Dog grooming at home can be enjoyable for both of you and can go a long way to supporting good health. Grooming not only reduces shedding, it also keeps you in touch with your…

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Achieving a Super Smile: Do Pet Dental Products Really Work?

The Veterinary Oral Health Council endorses certain pet dental products that have undergone strict protocols for approval. Aimed to reduce the accumulation of plaque and tartar on your pet’s teeth, these products can also be instrumental in keeping overall health at its peak. But when you look at the extensive list of chews, rinses, diets,…

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Nama-sit, Nama-stay: All About Yoga with Pets

If you haven’t heard about cat yoga, dog yoga (also known as doga), or even goat yoga, you may have been living under a rock lately. Yoga with pets is emerging as a fun way to connect with animals and, in some cases, as an outlet for adoption. With the passion that both animal lovers…

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