Racehorse Deaths: 12 Already This Year

Racehorse Deaths: 12 Already This Year

Several horses died at ArkLaTex race tracks over the past few days. Monday morning, a horse named Taraz was euthanized at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ar. Thoroughbred Daily News reports the three-year-old filly was injured in a workout. According to horseracingwrongs.org, a non-profit against horse racing in the United States, there have been at least […]

Pet Cremation

Pet Cremation

By: Scott Mason, Live Oak Pet Services Pet cremation has become very popular as our pets become a bigger, more important part of our family.  But what are some of the details in pet cremation? At Live Oak Pet Services, we help vet clinics as well as individual pet owners.  For pets that pass at home, Live Oak is available to arrange […]

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, […]

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