Pet Adoption – Top 5 Places in and around Katy, TX

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Tis the season for pet adoption! Families all around ponder getting a furry member for a big Christmas surprise. And luckily in the Katy, Tx area there are some great places where you can find the perfect pet for adoptions. Plus, you’re giving a gift of a new home when you adopt or rescue instead of buying a new pet. [Read more…]

The Importance of Heartworm and Flea Prevention

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Summer may be over, but heartworm and flea prevention is just as important as ever. It seems that mosquito’s linger longer and longer each year. It’s November and I just got bit twice today! So, whether you are hitting trails with your dog or just letting your pets outside potty breaks and exercise, they need to be protected all year long

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Best Hiking and Walking Trails with Your Dog Near Katy, Texas

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Sometimes there is nothing better than getting out and hitting the trails on a sunny day. Now that the temperatures is finally starting to cool down, the weather is perfect for it. What’s even better is bringing your dog along to enjoy nature with you. We’ve complied a list of some great hiking and walking trails near Katy that you should definitely check out this fall. [Read more…]

Fall Fun With Fido in the Katy, Cypress, Spring and W. Houston Areas

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October is finally here! The temperatures are starting to fall along with the leaves. Even better than that, Fall festivals start popping up everywhere. Now that the oppressive heat of summer is subsiding, going to out for some fall fun is a must. [Read more…]

Safety Tips for Taking Your Dog to the Beach

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Summer will be rolling up on us in no time. And what’s a summer without a trip to the beach? It’s a great opportunity for the family to spend time together while enjoying nature at its finest. It is also a perfect place to let your dog come along for the fun. If you are taking your dog to the beach this summer make sure to go over these safety tips before you head out. [Read more…]

Tips for Pets & Pet Sitters During Thunderstorms

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In like a lion and out like a lamb or vice versa, either way thunderstorms start to make their return in March and continue into the summer as the heat rises.  Personally, I love a good storm, but my poor cat Neka will run under the bed with the slightest rumble in the sky.  Some pets can get serious anxiety from thunderstorms, but luckily there are things we can do to help them through it. [Read more…]

Pet & Kid Friendly Natural Cleaning Products

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Wouldn’t it be great to save money and know that the cleaning products you use are safe for your family?  Pets and small children alike are curious creatures which is wonderful and dangerous at the same time.  Having a stash of cleaners with toxic chemicals in them could spell disaster if they fell into the wrong hands.  That’s why making your own natural cleaning products are such a great idea.  They are safe, just as effective, and often are much more economical. [Read more…]

The Dangers of Rawhides

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When you think of dogs and rawhide chews they seem to go hand in hand. All dogs need to chew, not only is it one of their basic instinct; it also helps keep their teeth clean and strengthens their jaws. However, rawhides may not be the best choice for your pet. Before you get them for your dog make sure you know the dangers of rawhides and how to prevent it. [Read more…]

Animal Obesity

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A lot of people tend to think a fat pet is a happy pet, and even though a big round ball of fur is pretty cute, it is a growing epidemic. Just like humans, animal obesity is on the rise.  Over 50% of pets are obese and what’s worse is that most pet owners don’t even realize it’s a problem.  Experts like APOP founder Dr. Ernie Ward even have a special term for it,  “this is what I refer to as the “fat pet gap” or the normalization of obesity by pet parents. In simplest terms, we’ve made fat pets the new normal.”   [Read more…]

Keeping Your Pets Safe on New Year’s Eve

 

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As we get ready to celebrate the upcoming year and sit back to reflect on the peaks and pits of the past year, we realize just how important family and loved ones are.  This also includes our furry family, keeping your pets safe during the festivities is just as important as the celebrations themselves. [Read more…]