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Your Guide to a Pet-Friendly—and Safe—Thanksgiving

By |2022-11-18T23:27:44+00:00November 17th, 2022|General Tips|

Set out the fancy china, and pull on your stretchiest pants—Thanksgiving dinner will be here in the blink of an eye. As you prepare to celebrate with family, friends, and—far too much—food, consider your four-legged vacuum who will be slinking under your festive table, hoping to gobble up a tasty morsel during your holiday feast. [...]

5 Tips to Assess Your Senior Pet’s Quality of Life

By |2022-11-12T06:53:08+00:00November 7th, 2022|Senior Pets|

As your pet ages, they experience many changes—graying hair, reduced vision and hearing, decreased stamina, and an increased susceptibility for health problems. While you expect the aging process to cause your senior pet to experience health changes, you will likely have to accommodate their shifting abilities and increase their veterinary care. Aging is a slow [...]

What Cat Owners Should Know About Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease

By |2022-10-29T18:23:44+00:00October 27th, 2022|Cat Behavior|

Is your cat urinating outside their litter box? They could be suffering from feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD). FLUTD is a general term used to describe conditions affecting the cat’s bladder and urethra. Unfortunately, many cats are affected; however Star of Texas Veterinary Hospital is here for you and your cat should they develop [...]

7 Halloween Safety Tips for Pet Owners

By |2022-10-22T19:19:26+00:00October 22nd, 2022|General Tips|

Scary movies, haunted houses, and frightening costumes make Halloween entertaining, but this thrilling season may put your pet in danger. Read on for our Star of Texas Veterinary Hospital team’s tips to protect your four-legged friend from horrifying Halloween hazards.  #1: Microchip your pet If your pet is overwhelmed by a Halloween gathering or frightened [...]

5 Ways Regular Wellness Screenings Protect Your Pet

By |2022-10-11T02:08:15+00:00October 7th, 2022|General Tips|

The best way to protect your pet from serious health complications is to schedule regular wellness screenings, which not only help keep your pet healthy and happy, but also can prolong your pet’s life. Our Star of Texas Veterinary Hospital team wants to explain how regular wellness screenings safeguard your pet. #1: Wellness screening weight [...]

Someone to Watch Over Me—Anesthesia Safety for Pets

By |2022-09-11T18:40:41+00:00September 7th, 2022|Surgery/Anesthesia|

As a Fear Free® Certified Practice, the entire Star of Texas Veterinary Hospital team is dedicated to your pet’s emotional and physical comfort. From the moment your pet enters our hospital, we strive to ensure they feel safe and at ease with everything we do—from a basic examination to surgery. However, we recognize that general [...]

5 Curiously Cool Canine Facts

By |2022-08-28T17:18:10+00:00August 28th, 2022|Dog Behavior|

Where would we be without our dogs? If you are fortunate enough to have a canine cohabitant, you know they are so much more than pets. For many of us, our dogs are our therapists, entertainers, confidants, cuddle buddies, and best friends. Because dogs play such an important role in our lives, our Star of [...]

What Your Pet Wants You To Know About Back to School

By |2022-08-22T01:01:11+00:00August 17th, 2022|General Tips|

Back-to-school preparations and changes affect the whole family, including your pet. To help you walk in your pet’s paws, our Star of Texas Veterinary Hospital team asked our 4-year-old patient, Louey the Labrador retriever, to share the important considerations pets want you to know regarding the effect of the new back-to-school routines. #1: Pets don’t [...]

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