BARC Reunites Cat & Owner After 8 Years!

BARC Reunites Cat & Owner After 8 Years!

After eight long years of separation, BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions reunited a cat with his original owners, Ron and M’Lee Brooks, in an emotional and fulfilling moment. The cat had wandered away a little too far from the Brooks’ home in 2004 and eventually found a new life with a new owner where he […]

BARC Houston: Contest & Mayor’s Pet of the Week

BARC Houston: Contest & Mayor’s Pet of the Week

Hundreds of Houstonians braved rainy conditions over the weekend to adopt a furry companion from BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions. In just three days, more than 125 dogs, puppies, cats and kittens were adopted from one of several BARC events, including the largest and longest-lasting offsite adoption event in the shelter’s history. “We have had a lot […]

Resolving UTI and Bladder Conditions Naturally

Resolving UTI and Bladder Conditions Naturally

  Urinary conditions can result from inflammation of the bladder wall, bacteria spreading to the urethra and simply, a dry food or kibble diet. Urinary issues are actually a symptom of a kidney issue because the bladder and kidney are sister organs.  There are many holistic methods that you can consider to help what can be […]

What’s in Your Pet’s Dog Bowl? Avoid the Toxins

What’s in Your Pet’s Dog Bowl? Avoid the Toxins

Food Labels  Did you know that many commercial mixed diets are not always consistent and the ingredients may change over time as manufacturers change their formulas?  This can be hard on your animal’s health.  If it is a fixed formula, ingredients are listed on the bag.  But if the bag has a tag or label, […]

New Smartphone App Captures Vital Pet Information

New Smartphone App Captures Vital Pet Information

      EM&I today announced the availability of a new mobile application for smartphones and tablets that allows pet owners to capture and organize their pets’ vital information, appointments, medications and service providers. Whether in their home area or on travel with their pets, PetCentral allows pet owners to easily locate nearby veterinarians and […]

Traveling With Fido this Summer? Follow These Holistic Tips!

Traveling With Fido this Summer?  Follow These Holistic Tips!

Traveling is a big part of Summer fun! When you have pets, as they are a part of our families, many things must be considered such as should you board them, find them a pet sitter or a home sitter to stay at your home or should you take them on the road with you? If you chose to […]

Meadowlake Pet Resort Teams With Houston SPCA

Meadowlake Pet Resort Teams With Houston SPCA

Find the perfect fit and a fur-ever friend, on Saturday, July 21 as the Houston SPCA and Meadowlake Pet Resort come together to host “Cinderella Tails.”  This “wags to riches” life-saving event hosted from 9 am to 3 pm at Meadowlake Pet Resort, 13500 Furman Road, Houston, Texas 77047 will feature adorable adoptable dogs and cats from the Houston […]

Tips for Beating the Summer Heat the Natural Way!

Tips for Beating the Summer Heat the Natural Way!

 Be aware of signs that your dog or cat may be experiencing a heatstroke: rapid breathing, bright red tongue, staggering walk, salivating from the mouth and or glassy eyes. Vomitting and diarrhea may occur. Treatment for mild heatstroke: get your dog in the shade or cover with a breeze quickly, find a garden hose and hose the […]

Houston SPCA Feline Special Til June 24

Houston SPCA Feline Special Til June 24

The Houston SPCA is having a feline “free-fur-all” Thursday, June 21 through Sunday, June 24.  ALL fantastic felines of every age will go home to approved adopters at absolutely no fee! The normal feline adoption fees at the Houston SPCA range from $65 to $75, however, the entire adoption package is valued at over $400. […]

Meadowlake Pet Resort Offers New Kitty Activity

Meadowlake Pet Resort Offers New Kitty Activity

Meadowlake Pet Resort is now offering a brand new kitty activity package! The Apps for Cats Activity Package includes a take home print out of your cat’s masterpiece. Just look at the beautiful piece of art created by one of their Kitty clients jus this past weekend. Watch the video to learn more! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTQCwqdgvtA   […]