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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Brachycephalic Pets’ Health Considerations

By |2022-08-01T06:26:58+00:00July 27th, 2022|General Tips|

While you may be familiar with pugs and bulldogs, you may be unfamiliar with the scientific term for these flat-faced dogs—brachycephaly, meaning shortened head. Brachycephalic features characterize many dog and cats breeds, including: Pugs  English and French bulldogs Boston terriers Boxers Cavalier King Charles spaniels Lhasa apsos Pekingese Shih tzus Persian cats British shorthair cats [...]

Sweet Summertime: The Do’s and Don’ts of Pets’ Summer Fun

By |2022-07-24T20:56:17+00:00July 17th, 2022|General Tips|

Enjoying a lazy summer day with your four-legged friend is the best. However, to prevent them from overheating, you should limit your furry pal’s outdoor time during the scorching Texas summer. When soaking in the summer sun with your pet, keep them cool, comfortable, and safe by following our Star of Texas Veterinary Hospital professionals’ [...]

6 Ways to Safely Travel with Your Pet

By |2022-07-09T19:16:20+00:00July 9th, 2022|General Tips|

An adventure with your four-legged friend can be wonderful, but the planning stage can be challenging. Although you have a lot to think about when planning to travel with your pet, your most important responsibility is to ensure their safety and contentment. To calm your travel planning nerves, read our Star of Texas Veterinary Hospital [...]

Silence is Golden: Understanding and Treating Noise Aversion in Your Pet

By |2022-06-28T03:17:43+00:00June 27th, 2022|General Tips|

Blooming flowers, warm weather, and summer vacations are only a few of the reasons many people look forward to the spring and summer. Many pets also enjoy the additional family time and outdoor activities with their favorite humans. However, these seasons also mean July Fourth fireworks celebrations, which often occur during the weeks leading up [...]

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