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Resolution for Puppies

January 01, 2020

Happy New Year! Are you starting out 2020 with a puppy in your household? If so, your new pet has a very big year in front of him. Your puppy has a lot to learn, and a lot of growing to do. In this article, a Helotes, TX vet lists some of the things on your furry friend’s agenda for the new year. Be A Good Boy One of the many wonderful things about dogs … Read More »

Holidays With Horses

December 15, 2019

The holidays are officially upon us. You can find lots of information on holiday gifts and treats for dogs and cats, but what about horses? A local Helotes, TX vet discusses spending the holidays with our equine friends below. Gifts Don’t forget to pick up a few things for Silver! A new blanket would be a good gift. Your hooved pal may also appreciate a soft halter, or maybe a comfy new saddle pad. Other … Read More »

5 Reasons To Be Thankful For Cats

November 15, 2019

Thanksgiving is coming up fast! Many of us are really looking forward to savoring some delicious seasonal dishes with our loved ones. Of course, while food is a big part of many holiday traditions, the true purpose of Thanksgiving is to remember to be appreciative of what we have. One thing that we’re definitely grateful for are our feline friends! Read on as a local Helotes, TX vet lists some of the things we love … Read More »

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Tips for Playing With Your Cat

October 15, 2019

Did you know that playing is very beneficial for cats? Pouncing on toys is of course lots of fun for our feline pals. However, a vigorous play session will not only give your pet a good kitty workout, it’s also great for her mind! Read on for some tips from a local Helotes, TX vet on playing with your cat. Use Toys You Control Your kitty should have a variety of toys, including some that … Read More »

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9 Ways To Beat Litterbox Odors

October 01, 2019

Cats are very independent, which is one reason they make such great pets. You’ll never have to rush home to walk your feline pal: she’ll use her litterbox to see to her needs. However, your kitty’s personal bathroom can get, well, a bit stinky. Read on as a Helotes, TX veterinarian offers tips on beating litterbox smells. Cleaning First and foremost, be sure to keep your furry buddy’s litterbox nice and clean. We recommend scooping … Read More »

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5 Signs of Dental Issues In Horses

September 01, 2019

Did you know that dental problems are very common in horses? Because our equine friends are grazing animals, their choppers really take a beating. Over time, their teeth can crack, develop sharp points, or wear unevenly. Horses can also be afflicted by issues caused from retained baby teeth, wolf teeth, tartar buildup, ill-fitting bits, and/or infections. These issues can be very painful, and can have a huge effect on your horse’s health and well-being. A … Read More »

Acupuncture In Pets

August 15, 2019

Did you know that acupuncture can be very helpful for pets? This ancient practice is becoming more and more common in the veterinary world, and with good reason. It can actually be beneficial for treating a wide variety of medical issues. Here, a Pipe Creek, TX vet discusses acupuncture in pets. Acupuncture Basics As you may know, acupuncture originated in China thousands of years ago. The practice is based around the use of thin needles, … Read More »