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Chow Time: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Pet Food Bowls

As a pet owner, finding durable and useful products for your dog is top priority. When it comes to buying something as important as pet food bowls, it makes sense to do your research ahead of time. Spending on pet products is at an all time high, $66.75 billion in 2016, up $10.7 billion from…

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Rover’s R&R: Finding The Perfect Pet Bed

If you’re like most pet owners, you try to give your four-legged friend the best life you can by providing nutritious food, warm shelter, veterinary care, and of course lots of love and affection. With all that pet owners have to think about, the type of bed our pets sleep on may not necessarily top…

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Case by Case: Caring for a Pet With Arthritis

Has your pet been extra cautious attempting a jump that previously resulted in success and satisfaction? What about exhausting efforts to get comfortable? Behavioral changes? Limping? All of these indicators may point to a very common, yet surprising, diagnosis of arthritis. Our pets may wear their hearts on their, um, sleeves, but their instincts guide…

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The Challenges of Flat-Faced Dog Breeds

It is easy to understand why Bulldogs, Pugs, and Pekingese are so widely loved. Not many can resist the charms of those cute, smooshy faces and the gregarious grunting that goes along with them. Flat-faced dog breeds are not all adorableness and funny noises, though. Before considering one of these as your next pet, take…

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Pet Ownership Around the World

From the time our ancestors kept wolves for protection to the $50 billion dollar pet industry of today, it’s understood that pet ownership is something that’s integrated into our culture. From food and shelter to grooming and supplies, pets require so much from us. The price tag of responsibly caring for a pet can add…

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Credible Pet Medical Information in the Age of the Internet

Community libraries used to be the hotspot for information, wherein rows and rows of shelves buckled beneath the weight of encyclopedias and other research books. And these books weren’t in general circulation; instead, you could visit them and make copies of pertinent pages. While the library remains an important place for learning, the worldwide web…

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It’s Been A Wild Ride: Our Top 10 Pet Care Blogs of the Year

From technical pet care blogs about nail trimming or dental care basics, to the more entertaining ones about tasty DIY treats or ideal pet gear, we hope it’s clear that Schertz Animal Hospital cares about your pet. Every week we strive to complete relevant, interesting, and timely pet care blogs that not only help you…

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To Give or Not to Give: Animal Charities That Truly Make a Difference

Charitable giving is at it’s highest – and most generous – in the last few weeks of the year. Sure, the implicit tax benefits are running out for the calendar year, but that’s not the entire story. Most people feel compelled to make a difference with their dollars during the holidays – a time when…

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Making the Call: When is it Time to See a Veterinary Specialist?

At Schertz Animal Hospital, we value the relationships that develop with our clients enjoy watching your furry families grow and change. These longstanding relationships make interactions more comfortable and, we hope, instill trust in our recommendations and care. Because of this partnership in your pet’s care, it can be difficult when it comes time for…

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I Found an Abandoned Animal…Now What?

Most people will find an abandoned animal at some point in their lives. The odds increase when you spend a lot of time outside, either on the trail or strolling the neighborhoods (perhaps with your own pet). While our hearts are often in the right place, encountering an abandoned animal can be dangerous for everyone…

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