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What Texas Flowers and Plants are Poisonous to My Cat?

Cats are very active and love to explore. Chewing, climbing and hunting are one of the best skills, but it’s difficult to avoid your cat chewing on plants, especially if they are at home or outside your garden. ASPCA listed 417 varieties of plants that are poisonous for cats. It’s shocking to think how our…

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How Do Dog Whistles Work?

Training dogs is not easy! When first looking up information on how to train your family puppy, it can be overwhelming. There are so many options for different devices and even more explanations on how to use or how to not use them. One of the oldest training devices used in dogs is the dog…

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Is My Cat a Maine Coon Cat?

If you adopted a cat at a shelter or received one as a gift, it is possible that you don’t know what kind of cat they are. Cats come in all different colors, shapes, and sizes, and some are fluffy, while others are completely hairless. Every cat has specific care they require and need. For…

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Why Is My Cat Looking at Me Like That? A Guide to Cat Body Language

Of course, context matters when discussing body language and meaning. Our cat friends are funny little creatures who are hard to understand. Instead of speaking our language, cats, like ourselves, use their bodies to communicate with others. We can tell what our cat buddies tell us and feel through their tails, ears, body, and eyes.…

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Can My Dog Eat Sushi or Any Raw Fish?

Do you love sushi? Have you ever thought of sharing your sushi with your dog? If so, you’re not alone. Many pet owners wonder if their dogs can safely have some of their sushi, or if it is safe to give dogs raw fish at all. In the article below, you’ll find information about whether…

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How Often Should I Be Walking My Dog in Schertz, TX?

It’s no secret that every breed of dog is different and has their own traits, needs, and personality. Even dogs of the same breed can vary widely in their energy levels and need for exercise. Walks are an important part of your dog’s development and wellbeing. You may find yourself walking your dog five times…

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Why is My Dog Sneezing? A Guide to Pet Allergies in the San Antonio Area

Allergy season is right around the corner and while we know how bad our allergies can get during the springtime, your dog might be suffering too! Like humans, many different things can cause allergies in dogs. Unfortunately, you will certainly notice your dog sneezing or excessively itching but some allergies can be harder to identify.…

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Understanding Positive vs. Punishment Reinforcement Training

If you are a dog owner, chances are, you have had to provide at least some training for your dog. This usually begins when they are a puppy, with housebreaking, and goes on to more advanced socialization and basic commands. Dog training is essential for a healthy, happy dog and socialization is required to acclimate…

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An Extra Pound or Two: How to Help Your Cat Lose Weight

Feline obesity is a major concern for veterinarians, but even a little extra weight can negatively impact a cat’s quality of life.  To prevent major health problems, such as high blood pressure, urinary tract problems, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, fatty liver disease, and osteoarthritis, it’s critical to maintain your cat’s weight. With constant demands for…

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Halloween Pet Safety Tips for Dog and Cat Families in Schertz, TX

Whether you’re anxious about Halloween this year or confident that everything is going to go smoothly, it doesn’t hurt to refresh your memory and review some helpful tips from our team. Instead of having to worry about your pet swallowing a handful of hard candies or getting tangled up in twinkle lights, you can be…

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