Good Summer Advice

Good Summer Advice

Summer is one of my favorite seasons. There are so many fun things we can do with our pets, in this great weather. However, as our dog’s guardians it is our responsibility to be mindful of both their body temperature and hydration level in the same way we are conscious of our own, follow this good summer advice. I have several recommendations to ensure your […]

The Proper Way CBD Is Used In Pets

The Proper Way CBD Is Used In Pets

CBD affects pets just like it does humans. Both pets and humans have the endocannabinoid system, which runs from the brain down through the rest of the body.  This system is a very important element for improving and maintaining human and pet health. When CBD is introduced into the pet’s system, the endocannabinoid system uses it […]

Essential Oils For Animals: Learn The Basics

Essential Oils For Animals: Learn The Basics

Leading A Dog to Water, But You Can’t Make Them Drink

Keeping Your Dog Hydrated

Leading A Dog to Water, But You Can’t Make Them Drink

As a veterinarian, I know that dogs are more than members of our family, they are natural born athletes who will take on any challenge. It’s our responsibility as their owners to ensure our loyal friends receive the appropriate hydration and nutrients after activity. The same way we recover more efficiently from sports drinks, our canine athletes can also […]

Heat Stroke In Dogs…What To Watch For

The dangers of heat stroke for your dog and how to protect them from it.

Heat Stroke In Dogs…What To Watch For

As dog people, we love our dogs.  We love them so much that we want to take them for walks and play outside with them.  We want them by our sides as we do yard work.  However, there are times we need to love them enough to leave them home in the air conditioning…because of […]

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 […]

Calm The Itchy Storm

Calm The Itchy Storm

Pets can itch for many reasons. Some of the most common reasons can be due to fleas, dry or humid conditions and allergies. Yes, pets have allergies too. Allergens in people primarily cause symptoms localized to the respiratory tract. However, in pets, the symptoms tend to show up in the skin. Whatever the cause, the itching can set off a storm of discomfort as the pet scratches, […]

Pet Cremation, What Are Our Options?

Pet Cremation, What Are Our Options?

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 a home pickup.  Most pet owners go to […]

Helping Pets Move Around

Helping Pets Move Around

As our pets age we can commonly see them decline in their ability to get around the house.  This can affect all sizes of dogs, but we have the most trouble with helping our larger dogs get around due to their size and weight. Symptoms of mobility decline can include: difficulty getting up from lying […]

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, […]

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