Dog Shelter

National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

Category: Dog Life
Bringing home a new furry friend can be an exciting experience for everyone involved. When that furry friend has just been adopted from an animal shelter, the experience can be not only exciting, but rewarding, as well. This National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, Kailey Kestner, a third-year veterinary student at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, explained why she believes adopting from an animal shelter is so important. more
Pet Sitting

Add Finding a Professional Pet Sitter to Your Holiday To-Do List

Category: Dog Life
The holiday season is fast approaching, and this time of year is often spent with family and friends. For many, this will mean traveling—whether across town or across the country—to be with loved ones during the holidays. Travel plans must be made and gifts must be purchased, but for these would-be travelers who are also pet parents, one more item should be added to the holiday to-do list: finding a professional pet sitter. more

The Download: Addictive New App For Animal Lovers

Category: Dog Life
Forget Facebook’s fake news and boring updates on other people’s kids—we’re here for the pet pics… Founder Will Reilly delivers a feel-good, animal-focused social media experience with his paw-some new app called ZooPix—free on the Apple app store. Designed especially for pet people, this app for animal lovers combines pet-focused social media, a rescue mission that helps adoptable animals find homes, animal-related services, and a pet show that will have you accumulating likes. more

Avoid Mushroom Poisoning In Pets

Category: Health
Although commonly underestimated, mushroom intoxication ranks near the top of the list of pet poisonings each year. Of these deadly fungi, Death Cap mushrooms are the number one cause of fatal mushroom poisoning worldwide. Death Cap mushrooms are an invasive species that favor oak and pine trees. While they can be found across Texas, Death Cap mushrooms tend to thrive in cool, damp climates and are usually seen during rainy seasons. more

CBD For Dogs: What Is the Bark All About?

Category: Dog Life
My 11-year-old schnauzer, Odie, is a little old man at heart. He stands tall, not seeming to notice that he is actually 3-feet shorter than the big dogs around him, and barks at them until they do his bidding. He is a spitfire. But three years ago, Odie began to experience joint pain and severe storm anxiety. The leader of my family’s pack would suddenly be found shaking, compulsively licking, and unable to move. As he has aged, his back legs have begun to kick at random, causing him to stay up at night and be completely exhausted – which only intensifies his anxiety. more


Dog of the Week!

Meet: Kabuki