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  • Heart murmur – Mitral Valve Disease

    Aug 22 2016

    I’ve been told that my dog, a 6 year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, has a heart murmur. I am a bit confused about what the murmur means and what to…

  • Decreasing vet visit stress for felines

    Jul 27 2016

    Many of my doggie patients seem to really enjoy visiting the vet’s office.  Whether it is the grand adventure of a car ride, seeing old friends and meeting new ones,…

  • Food Allergies

    Jun 22 2016

    I was told my dog might have food allergies, but he has eaten the same food his whole life.  How can he now have a food allergy? Unlike people, who…

  • Atopy (Seasonal Allergies)

    May 24 2016

    Southeast Texas and allergies seem to go hand-in-hand.  The warm climate is great for lush tropical plant growth, but not so ideal for those of us, people and pets, who…

  • Allergies

    Apr 21 2016

      We have a 7 year old female Lab that is tormented with allergies. She has been treated with several different medications. The only thing that has a lasting effect is…

  • Arthritis

    Jan 18 2016

    My 12 year old Bichon started refusing to jump on or off the bed when I call her. She also is not jumping in and out of the car on…

  • House Training

    Dec 18 2015

    We are getting a new puppy and are really worried about how to get her house trained. I remember my parents using a rolled up newspaper to correct my childhood…

  • Thanksgiving with your pets

    Nov 20 2015

    The Thanksgiving holiday is nearly upon us, with its smells of turkey roasting and sounds of happy chatter as friends and family gather to celebrate. Uncle Bob looks at Rover’s…

  • Happy Halloween!

    Oct 31 2015

    Halloween is one of my favorite holidays – fun for the whole family! But Halloween can hold some hidden dangers for our furry friends. Here are some tips to ensure…

  • Holiday Travel with Your Pet

    Oct 01 2015

    The holiday season often means traveling out of town to visit friends and family. Including your pets in these holiday adventures can be fun for everybody, but it is important…