A Dog Owner’s Guide to Choosing Safe Chew Toys

By |2022-03-25T12:11:37+00:00November 27th, 2021|Dog Behavior|

Dogs are innate chewers who explore the world with their mouths. Without an appropriate chew toy, your dog’s explorations may lead them to your shoes or furniture. The right chew toy spares your slippers and supports your dog’s mental and physical health, but not all chews are created equal. At Star of Texas Veterinary Hospital, [...]

6 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Dog Trainer

By |2022-03-25T12:06:40+00:00September 12th, 2021|Dog Behavior|

Training can benefit your dog by keeping them safe in certain situations, teaching them to handle stressful experiences, and building the trust that will ensure you and your dog form a strong bond. Since the dog training industry is unregulated, finding the right trainer can be difficult. Our team at Star of Texas Veterinary Hospital [...]

5 Reasons Your Dog Benefits From Fear Free Certification

By |2022-03-25T12:06:06+00:00June 15th, 2021|Dog Behavior|

Our team at Star of Texas Veterinary Hospital has always been committed to your dog’s emotional and physical well-being. When Fear Free certification became available in 2016, we knew we wanted to take this step to further improve your dog’s comfort level at our hospital. While individual certification is available, our team wanted to take [...]

Dog Behavior: How the Past Shapes the Present

By |2022-03-25T12:02:25+00:00April 14th, 2021|Dog Behavior|

The age-old question of nature versus nurture holds especially true in the animal world and, more particularly, in your dog. Many factors in your dog’s early life can influence their overall mental, emotional, and physical health. For example, a giant-breed puppy fed an incorrect diet can experience lifelong bone and joint issues. Early development also [...]

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