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Beach Bum(mer)

Category: Health
It’s no secret that pets love the beach—but the beach doesn’t always love them back. According to Petplan pet insurance, claims soar from summer days at the shore, with everything from dehydration to blocked bowels dogging our pets. To help pet parents put safety first while seaside, Petplan ranked the top five most dangerous pet health threats:5. Sunburn more
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Veterinary Dermatologists Help Pets Look and Feel Their Best

Category: Health
In addition to the burden of fleas and ticks, pets can experience skin health issues, such as dry skin or allergic reactions. Fortunately, the dermatology service at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) can help. Most dermatology cases at the CVM involve health issues with fleas and ticks, skin and ear allergies, and bacterial and yeast infections on the skin and in the ears. Dr. Adam Patterson, clinical associate professor and chief of dermatology at the CVM, explained some of the common reasons pets visit the dermatology service. more

Meet Our Star Dog Winner!

Category: Dog Life
The votes are in and our Star Dog contest winner is Munster! Munster is a sweet American Bulldog that was born with Spina Bifida, but he doesn't let that stop him from enjoying life!   Name: Munster Breed: American Bulldog more
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Category: NewsBite
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Disaster Preparedness

Preparing Your Pet For Disaster

Category: Health
No matter where you live, it is important to be prepared for the types of disasters that can occur in your area, such as hurricanes or tornadoes. Some disasters can even be so devastating they require evacuation. In this case, Angela Clendenin, public information officer for the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ Veterinary Emergency Team (VET), said it is best to take your furry family members with you. “After a disaster strikes, the area in and around homes can be quite dangerous for pets,” Clendenin said. more

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