Dogs Rule Day is October 10th!

Pedigree is promoting an international holiday for Dogs.  Dogs Rule Day is Saturday, October 10th, 2009. “If anyone deserves their own holiday, it’s dogs.  So let’s celebrate our best friends and recognize their contribution to the quality of life on earth.  All we have to do is give our own dogs a little extra love, […]

Thinking of Adopting? Stop by The Canine Health Institute This Weekend

If you stop by the Canine Health Institute on Saturday, August 22nd from between 10 a m. and 3 p.m. you might just find a dog that would love so much to be part of your family. The Canine Health Institute is donating their location to host an Houston Animal Partnership Initiative adoption event. The […]

United Animal Nations, a national non-profit animal protection group,  launched its “My Dog is Cool” Campaign to prevent dogs and other animals from dying in hot cars during warm-weather months. Every year, dogs die after being locked inside cars while their owners leave them to shop or run errands, often for “just a few minutes.” […]

OPEN SEASON 2 Now Available on DVD

Boog, Elliot, Mr. Weenie and all your favorite rebellious woodland creatures are back in Sony Pictures Animation’s Open Season 2, available on DVD, Blu-ray High Def and PSP January 27, 2009 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The all-CG animated follow-up to the hilarious $190 million box office smash Open Season, Open Season 2 features top-notch […]

Please help Rosie! (: She comes with free training! :)

Friday night I came home to this beautiful girl sitting in front of my apartment. She was just sitting there calmly as if she had come to visit me on purpose. My heart sank when I saw her because I knew immediately that she was homeless and that I would not be able to turn […]

Pet Travel Tips & Precautions

Will you be traveling with your pet this year? According to a survey of pet owners by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), more than 53% of dogs and cats will travel with their owners this holiday season. Did you know that of the 4 major travel choices that Americans have, pets are not allowed […]

Cats Are Not Small Dogs

Cats Are Not Small Dogs…Seriously! As a veterinarian, it’s advantageous to have a sense of humor to fully enjoy and appreciate the profession. If I didn’t see the humor in some of the antics of both my pet and human clients, I would miss out on the fun! I mean, really, you have to find […]

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 […]