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Pet Psychology: Getting Inside Your Pet’s Head

For a substantial part of human history, people thought that nuanced emotions like joy, empathy, and despair were specific to the human race. However, if there’s anything companion animals teach us, it’s that they feel – and feel quite deeply. Thanks to current trends involving the anthropomorphizing of animals, as well as the scientific data…

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The Buzz on Pet Parasite Prevention

Fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, and other pests are an unavoidable part of life in a coastal climate. With our mild Texas winters and the early arrival of spring, parasite prevention should be on the mind of every pet parent. The Trouble With Parasites After getting bitten by a mosquito or an unwelcome tick, it’s easy to…

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To Smooch Or Not To Smooch: How Healthy Is My Pet’s Mouth?

  We’ve all done it from time to time. You arrive home after a long day at work, greeted at the door by your adorable, exuberant pet and you immediately gather him or her up for a hug and kiss. After all, this is how we show our human family members that we love them,…

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Me-OWWW! Signs of Pain in Cats

If you are wondering whether or not your cat is sick or injured, you might just have to get out the old deerstalker hat in order to play detective. Sure, you’ll likely notice signs that your cat has suffered a serious accident, but many indicators of pain in cats can be just as sneaky and…

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Canine Decoder: Signs of Pain in Dogs

Has your dog been a little “off” lately? He or she could just be having a bad day, but if there are obvious changes in behavior or preferences, it’s probably more than that. Getting to the root cause of pain in dogs can be tricky, so what signs should you be looking for? Ruling Out…

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Overfeeding Your Pet: Choose Affection and Attention Instead

The way to our hearts is through our stomachs…honestly, who can resist a home cooked meal or an especially tasty dessert? Even a well-timed snack can make us jump for joy. However, while your pet may share your enthusiasm for food, indulging in an extra treat or two can render a carefully balanced diet obsolete.…

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Homeopathic Pet Remedies: Too Good or Too Good to Be True?

People are more aware than ever before of their medical options, and pet care is not excluded from this. Owners are continually seeking out different opinions and options for their pet’s care. Many have turned to homeopathy in their quest for new solutions for their pet’s problems. Homeopathy is not a new thing. It was…

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Pet Dental Exams: More Than Just a Pretty Smile

One of the most overlooked yet important areas of pet health and longevity is the quality of dental health provided. And, yet many pet owners make the mistake of assuming that oral hygiene and pet dental exams aren’t as fundamentally necessary as something like vaccinations or diet. Further to this, there are some misconceptions about…

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Ring In The New Year With Schertz’s Top 10 Blogs Of 2015!

2015 has been a busy, exciting, and successful year for us here at Schertz animal hospital, and we have you to thank! Throughout the year we have extended our service to you by offering this blog on pet care, safety, and other important pet-related topics and are pleased that so many of you have been…

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Dog Food for Thought

Ideally, proper nutrition and benefits to health and dental wellness are the leading concerns when it comes to picking the right dog food. Let’s take a moment to discuss some other strategies and concerns related to finding the best food for your four-legged friend.

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