Important tips on keeping your pet calm during their vet appointment.

Keeping Your Pet Calm for Their Vet Appointment

We are here to help take the “scaredy” out of scaredy-cat! Many pets often get nervous when in the car and headed to the vet. This experience can be extremely traumatizing for your pet and can lead to ongoing anxiety whenever they get into your car. But do not fear! There are several things you,…

Checklist for bringing a new pet home

Tips for Bringing Home a New Pet

Before bringing a new pet into your home, it is important to make sure that it is the right decision for you and your family. Pets require significant care and preparation which is vital to ensuring an easy transition into your home. Note, it can take days, weeks, or even months for your pet to…

Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe During the Holidays

Pet Pawliday Safety Tips

Tis the season! Before you start breaking out the tree and filling your belly with eggnog, remember to be conscientious of your four-legged friends. It’s easy to make sure your pets have a wonderful holiday season, but it’s just as easy for things to go sour during the chaotic time of year. These helpful pawliday…

get the most out of your vet visit

Getting the Most Out of Your Veterinary Visit

Due to the massive increase of more pets finding their fur-ever homes due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, there is a nationwide shortage of vets and their availability. What does this mean for you as a pet owner? It means every vet visit counts! Here at in , we are dedicated to bringing you our top…

pet halloween safety tips

Pet Halloween Safety Tips

No Houdini’s Here Halloween brings a spell of fun and visitors to your home. Know that repeatedly opening doors for trick-or-treaters can increase the chances of your pet running out. If your pet likes to run out or is not friendly to other people, consider crating or keeping them in a secure area to ensure…

health benefits to owning a pet

6 Ways Owning a Pet Is Good for Your Health

It turns out that owning a pet is more than just adorable cuddles and trips to the dog park. Owning a pet can also improve your overall health and wellness. On a psychological level, pets are shown to decrease levels of depression and anxiety. On an overall health level, owning a pet can decrease your…

what to do if pet has heatstroke

What to Do if Your Pet Has Heatstroke

As spring warms up into summer and the humidity and heat start to really set in, it’s good to remember that, like every other member in your family, you need to take extra care with your pet. You can become dehydrated and dangerously hot, which can result in falling unconscious at best, vital organ damage,…

car and plane travel tips with pet

Tips for Pets Traveling by Car or Plane

Our pets are a beloved part of our family and sometimes this means that they have to travel with us when we undertake long journeys. As a general rule, cats seriously dislike traveling and are almost always better off at home in their own environment. Dogs are more amenable to traveling, but there are still…

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Should You Get Your Pet Microchipped

Did you know that despite doing all we can to keep our animals safe, approximately one in three pets in the United States will become lost at some point during their lifetime? This is a scenario that no caring and committed owner wants to think about. By understanding that it is something that could happen,…

dog dental hygiene tips from animal care center of hays county in san marcos texas

Pet Dental Hygiene & Oral Care

What is the Cause of My Pet’s Bad Breath? Don’t ignore your pet’s bad breath! Dental hygiene is often the cause of stinky breath, and it may indicate other important problems with your pet’s health. We understand how easy it is to miss. Many of the problems that stem from poor hygiene occur where you…