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Toxic Plants

Toxic Plants Could Harm Pets

Category: Health
Having plants in your home can make your space more decorative, or even calming. However, certain plants also can be toxic to pets. Dr. Christine Rutter, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, described some of the potentially dangerous plants in our homes. more
Cozy

Get Cozy!

Category: Dog Life
In autumn and winter, the weather starts to get more questionable. However, for those of us that love getting cozy, the second half of the year is the perfect time for snuggling up with blankets. These dogs love getting cozy! - ERM   1) Blue more
Amputee Pets

Amputating a Pet's Limb

Category: Health
For many pet owners, the thought of their furry friend losing a limb can be scary or sad. However, pets with certain conditions, such as bone cancer, can benefit from amputating a limb. In fact, in some situations, amputation can actually improve a pet’s quality of life. Dr. Jacqueline Davidson, clinical professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, explained how animal amputees can still live normally. more
Adult Pets

Adopting Adult Pets

Category: Health
When considering getting a new pet, we often think of bringing home a puppy or kitten. However, adult pets are just as loveable and can sometimes even be a better fit. Dr. Christine Rutter, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, explained the advantages of adopting an older animal. more
Halloween Safety

Keep your Pets Safe this Halloween

Category: Health
Children and adults may love the spooky traditions of Halloween, but our pets are less likely to appreciate the costumes, masks, and parties associated with Halloween night. Kit Darling, infection control coordinator at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, recommended a few tips to keep your pet safe this Halloween. “Keep candy secure from pets,” Darling said. “Many candies are toxic to pets, such as chocolates. Candies and gum containing the sugar-free sweetener xylitol are also toxic.” more

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