PURPLE MARTIN MIGRATION

PURPLE MARTIN MIGRATION

By Cheryl Conley, TWRC Wildlife Center Everyone looks forward to the arrival of the Purple Martins each year. Most of us think their arrival means spring is just around the corner. But, at this time of the year, no one really thinks about them anymore. Most people don’t know that they’re very busy getting ready […]

Texas Tech Breaks Ground On New Veterinary School

Texas Tech Breaks Ground On New Veterinary School

History Made as Texas Tech University Breaks Ground on School of Veterinary MedicineThe school, located at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Amarillo, is expected to enroll its first class in Fall 2021. ·················································································· Administrators and officials from Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) gathered Thursday (Sept. 19) in an empty field […]

THE PLASTIC PLIGHT

THE PLASTIC PLIGHT

By Cheryl Conley, TWRC Wildlife Center I’m deviating from my usual articles about local wildlife and addressing an issue that should be important to all of us. It’s the plastic pollution of our oceans. Why should we be concerned?  Plastic is killing our wildlife. Fish, seabirds, seals, sea turtles and marine mammals ingest plastics causing suffocation, […]

Grooming Tips for Summer Temps

Grooming Tips for Summer Temps

by Elizabeth Fordham, Contributing Writer Houston heat can be stifling, and the temptation is real to give Fido or Fifi a summer cut. Houston temperatures in 2018 climbed from monthly highs of a sweltering 95 degrees in June to a 99 blistering degrees in July and 98 degrees in August, according to Brian Tamplen, an […]

Sneak Preview of Nat Geo Wild’s Secrets of the Zoo

Sneak Preview of Nat Geo Wild’s  Secrets of the Zoo

Nat Geo Wild’sSecrets of the Zoo, whose second season premieres at 9/8c on Sunday, June 2. In this special 1 minute, 17 second clip from the two-episode premiere, “Penguin’s New ‘Do,” a new cheetah mama bonds with her two precious cubs.Taking place at one of the largest and most popular zoos in the country — […]

10 Things To Do With Your Pet In Galveston

10 Things To Do With Your Pet In Galveston

For more information on Galveston and staying in Pet Friendly Beach Homes, visit SandNSea.com

Captain Marvel Debut

Captain Marvel Debut

Are you a Captain Marvel fan? Have you heard Goose the CAT just might steal the show? With the release of the Captain Marvel movie in theaters this weekend, PetTalk decided to have some fun with it! We caught up with Head Trainer: Ursula Brauner and Cat Trainer: Mark Harden, trainers to the “Pet Stars” […]

Chimp Haven In Shreveport Open To Public

Chimp Haven In Shreveport Open To Public

Located less than 30 miles outside of Shreveport, Chimp Haven, the world’s largest chimpanzee sanctuary, is welcoming visitors for four exclusive Discovery Days this year. Animal sanctuaries rarely open to the public, making Chimpanzee Discovery Days a unique opportunity for visitors to experience firsthand the 200-acre forested refuge that is home to more than 270 chimpanzees, […]

Council Member Cisneros Promotes LOVE YOUR PET Initiative in Houston

Council Member Cisneros Promotes LOVE YOUR PET Initiative in Houston

Houston Pet Talk is excited to share and partner with Council Member Karla Cisneros on “Love Your Pet,” an initiative planned throughout the month of February in recognition of World Spay Awareness Month. Council Member Cisneros and partners have planned a series of events to encourage and increase access to spay/neutering services while advocating responsible […]

Top 10 Things To Do In Galveston With Your Pet

Top 10 Things To Do In Galveston With Your Pet

Curious about how to make the most of a Galveston vacation with your pet?  Galveston is an extraordinarily pet-friendly place — you’ll see a number of pets out and about with their owners all over the island – from the Strand to the beach – on any given day. Here are the top 10 things […]

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