An article written by Nick Burton of ourbestdoggo.com Pets can be your best friends and bring you immense joy. Regardless of your pet’s age, you can experience a lot of great memories during your life together. As your pet gets older, it’s important to make sure he or she lives a comfortable life. In fact, many of the problems aging pets experience are the same ones we face as we age, such as arthritis or problems with hearing. Here’s how you can take care of a beloved pet as they begin to age. Give Your Pet High-Quality Food Research suggests that some animals, such as cats, experience altered digestiveRead More →

National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day​: August 22nd Author- Tori Munguia RVT Pet Emergency Education Instructor Dallas, TX Here are the top 5 reasons routine vet visits are a vital part for your cat to live a long, healthy life. Cats are masters at hiding illness. Cat’s natural behaviors make them excellent at hiding how they feel when they are sick or in pain. Over 50% of cats are overweight or obese. Just a few extra pounds can put cats at risk for diabetes; heart, respiratory, and kidney disease, and more. Preventive care is better than reactive care. Regular exams can help avoid medicalRead More →

Author Tori Muguia RVT- Pet Emergency Education Instructor, Dallas, TX What are vaccines? Vaccines are products designed to trigger protective immune responses and prepare the immune system to fight future infections from disease-causing agents. Vaccines stimulate the immune system’s production of antibodies that identify and destroy disease-causing organisms that enter the body. Vaccines provide immunity against one or several diseases that can lessen the severity or prevent certain diseases altogether. Why is it important to vaccinate my pet? Experts agree that widespread use of vaccinations within the last century has prevented death and disease in millions of animals. Vaccinations protect your pet from highly contagiousRead More →

Americans love Independence Day, and rightly so.  It is the celebration of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and the biggest party of the summer.  Along with this celebration comes a number of hazards for your four legged friends including the worst of all, fireworks. Also, pets can get into popular foods available at 4th of July parties and cookouts that can be toxic or cause a number of digestive problems. A 2013 study by the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences found fireworks were the most common trigger for fearful behavior in dogs. Responses included: trembling shaking hiding seeking comfort destruction urination salivation UnlikeRead More →