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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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The Real Deal About Periodontal Disease in Pets

Your pet may not need to be camera ready all the time, but their “smile” does matter. What starts as a little bad breath and tartar buildup can quickly progress to full blown periodontal disease, if left untreated. Periodontal disease is defined as the progressive inflammation of the supporting structures of the tooth. It happens…

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To Tree or Not to Tree: Cats Versus Christmas Trees

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… for your cat to tear apart any holiday decorations you put up, that is. If you have cats, this comes as no surprise. The internet is full of “hilarious” videos of cats versus the Christmas tree, but your cat’s natural affinity for the biggest cat toy in…

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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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