Vaccination Definitions For Pets

Do you get lost in some of the terms related to vaccination for pets? Here are a few of the common terms you need to know: Vaccine Protocols – Recommended series and frequency of vaccinations by Veterinary Associations Required by law – a vaccine required by state; varies from state to state; Rabies is the […]

Bark Busters Promotes Older Pet Adoption

Houston Humane Society and Bark Busters Home Dog Training are teaming up to promote the adoption of the HHS’ larger more “mature” four-legged friends.

A Mural for Change in Montgomery County Animal Shelter

Recently the Montgomery County Animal Shelter on SH 242 at the north end of The Woodlands began a major upgrade and expansion of its facility. Included in this project is a revamping of the shelter’s Low-cost Spay/Neuter Clinic.
Local non-profit, The Woodlands Dog Park Club, a long time supporter of the shelter’s no-kill initiatives, held a fundraiser to raise money to assist with improvements at the clinic. Hometown Hounds & Cool Cats offered the public a chance to have their pets’ likeness painted on a large dog park mural in the clinic’s new lobby. Nationally renowned, New Orleans artist, Jim Tweedy, painted the animals’ likenesses and noted Conroe artist, Joe Kolb, painted the backdrop.

Bladder Stones in Cats

 by Dr. Mark Silberman, Southwest Animal Clinic, 4570 Bissonnet Bladder stones (uroliths) are rock-like structures that form in the urinary bladder.  Comprised of minerals, they can take many shapes from a single large stone to multiple lobulated stones to sand-like grit.   Cats with bladder stones show the typical signs of a urinary tract infection.  They […]

Canine Health: Article 1 of 3

There is a health epidemic in our dogs due to the poor quality of commercial dog food as well as environmental stresses.

Kids & Pets

Education is a key element in making the human-animal bond a mutually satisfying experience. Parents of children have an important

Canine Health: Article 3 of 3

This article is #3 in a 3-part series of articles on natural canine health. Topics included diet, vaccines, and now, alternative therapies/homeopathy. The book, Holistic Guide for a Healthy Dog by Wendy Volhard and Kerry Brown, D.V.M. provided the information for the article. Canine health, as in human health, has many components. In the previous […]

Canine Health: Article 2 of 3

Canine Health Series – Article 2 by Michelle Mantor This article is #2 in a series of 3 that highlight natural canine health including topics such as diet, covered in article 1; in this article, we focus on vaccines and the controversy surrounding them. Stay tuned for alternative therapies in article #3. The book, Holistic […]

Senior Pet Wellness

Safeguarding the health of your senior pet is of primary concern. Senior wellness programs allow veterinarians to help increase your pet’s lifespan through proactive preventive health care. Because many health problems cannot be identified by a physical exam, it is recommended all senior pets receive wellness screenings to permit early diagnosis of any hidden problems.

As Temperatures Soar

As temperatures soar to record highs in August, many pet owners are left asking what exactly they should be doing to shield their dogs or cats from the heat wave’s unforgiving side effects. Heat waves leave more humans dead than any other natural disaster and it isn’t much different for animals either. WebVet.com offers a […]