The dangers of heat stroke for your dog and how to protect them from it.
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 […]
By: Jackie Wallace
The Houston Zoo is proud to announce the birth of a male Masai giraffe, born in the afternoon on Mon., Sept. 30. The calf was born to first-time mom, Kamili, behind-the-scenes at the McGovern Giraffe Habitat, weighing in at 128 pounds and standing just over six feet tall. This is also the first calf sired by four-year-old, Joshua. After a two-hour labor, both mom and […]
History was made when Texas Tech University breaks ground on school of veterinary medicine. The school, located at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Amarillo, is expected to enroll its first class in Fall 2021. Administrators and officials from Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) gathered Thursday (Sept. 19) in an empty […]
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 […]
By Cheryl Conley, TWRC Wildlife Center The heat is on! Just like us, birds enjoy and need a clean drink of water and a cooling bath. You can do birds a great service by providing a birdbath where they can drink, bathe and preen. Here is some helpful information regarding birdbaths. Birds aren’t going to […]
Nat Geo Wild’sSecrets of the Zoo, whose second season premieres at 9/8c on Sunday, June 2. In this special 1 minute, 17 second clip from the two-episode premiere, “Penguin’s New ‘Do,” a new cheetah mama bonds with her two precious cubs.Taking place at one of the largest and most popular zoos in the country — […]