Getting A Puppy For Christmas? Sign Up For Training Before Classes Are Full At Rover Oaks of Houston and Katy

Rover Oaks Pet Resort of Houston and Katy are taking enrollment for dog and puppy training classes in January. New puppies will definitely benefit from early training as will your relationship with your new family member. Other classes are also offered for basic obedience, off-leash play and more!
Read more to learn about the types of classes offered and the schedule.

Barrio Dogs Pet Adoption-Natural Pawz, San Felipe

The Barrio Dogs are going uptown to Natural Pawz – San Felipe.  We will be there on Saturday, 11/20 between 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  We hope that you can come out and support our furry friends.  We are always looking for volunteers and transporters.  We have several events scheduled during the holidays.  If interested in volunteering […]

If Your Pet Has Cancer…

By VCA Hospitals
Breakthroughs in veterinarian medicine across wellness, trauma, infections and surgery have led to our pets surviving more conditions and living longer. The extended life of a pet consequently provides an increased chance for developing other issues, including cancer. One in four domesticated dogs in the United States will die of cancer, and that number increases to almost one in two for dogs who reach the age of 10.

Owners can take a proactive role in identifying cancer in their pets. Skin tumors, the most common cancer in dogs and cats, can be easily felt while spending quality time your pet. Middle to older aged animals may display vague signs that including vomiting, lethargy, weight loss, lameness, or coughing, which can all be linked to cancers of internal organs.

An Interview with PetTalk’s November Issue Cover Photographer: Robyn Arouty

n Interview with Pet Photographer Robyn Arouty by Bobbi Leder

Houston based photographer Robyn Arouty probably didn’t realize it at the time, but when she made the decision to leave her psychology career in private practice and go into photography, she changed not only her life but the lives of many dogs. My English cocker spaniel, Euri, and I recently had an opportunity to have a photo shoot with Robyn Arouty who was able to capture shots that not only show the true bond between my cocker kid and me, but Euri’s many expressions.

Third Annual Citizens for Animal Protection Howl-O-Ween Dog Walk and Expo

Costumed Canines Take to the Streets for the Third Annual Citizens for Animal Protection HOWL-O-Ween Dog Walk and Expo at LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch! Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP), along with Rover Oaks Pet Resort and LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch are teaming up to present the third annual HOWL-O-Ween Dog Walk and Expo at LaCenterra […]

Get Your Goblin Ready For A Houston Halloween Celebration!

Ready to have some wacky, ghostly fun with your dog this Halloween? Spooky, funny, cute, scary, bizarre…the costumes have hit the re”tail” stores so be sure to find one quickly before the selections are limited. There are tons of Halloween costume contests in Houston so if you are so inclined to compete, get to work on creating your one-of-a-kind pet costume for you and your four-legger or visit one of these local shops (and support our local economy at the same time!).

Natural Pawz Celebrates the Opening of their Newest Location in the Heights with a Day of Fun for People and Their Pets!

Celebration Includes Haunting Hounds Howl’oween Costume Contest and the Natural Pawz for the Cauze donation drive to benefit homeless animals at BARC. Join Natural Pawz, a one-of-a-kind pet health food store,
October 16th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as they celebrate the grand opening of their 7th and newest
location at 514 West 19th Street in […]

Karl Edwards-Artist

With the holidays quickly approaching, consider giving a one of a kind, Karl Edwards piece!  Karl is new to the PetTalk family and works in a variety of traditional media.  You can choose to have your customized portrait done in pen and ink, coquille pencil, watercolor or oil on canvas.  He believes that A custom […]

Astros Dog Day: September 19th!

Bring man’s best friend to Houston Astros Dog Day at Minute Maid Park on Sunday, September 19th and see your Houston Astros take on the Cincinnati Reds at 1:05 p.m. The deadline to register is September 16th.  Purchase tickets now at www.astros.com/dogday. Purchase Options & Pricing: $40 Dog Day Bullpen Box Package- Includes Bullpen Box seats […]

Rover Oaks Pet Resort Celebrates 4 Years of Service in Katy! 

Rover Oaks Marks the Milestone with a Week-Long Celebration, Featuring Great Prizes and Deals for Current and Potential Clients. It’s been four years since Rover Oaks opened their doors in Katy and the one-of-a-kind pet resort is celebrating the anniversary by hosting Client Appreciation Week for current and new clients. Throughout the week of September […]