Safe and Thankful

Safe and Thankful

  The hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving is a part of the tradition for many families. But in the commotion, it’s important to keep safety in mind for our four-legged family members. Our Lindale Pet Hospital veterinary staff offers these Thanksgiving safety...
Safe Spooking

Safe Spooking

Do you have plans for trick-or-treating this month? Parties? Visiting kiddos in creative costumes? As Halloween activities can often stretch through much of October, our Lindale Pet Hospital veterinary staff provides these tips to help keep this fun and spooky holiday...
Fanatic About Food Safety

Fanatic About Food Safety

  We hear about food safety for ourselves on a regular basis. Cook this food to this temperature, throw away that food after a certain period of time and so on. But what about our pet’s food? September is National Food Safety Education Month, and Lindale...
The Physical and Mental Health Benefits of Having Pets

The Physical and Mental Health Benefits of Having Pets

Pet owners believe that their lives are enriched by owning a pet, but did you know even the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) suggests that having a pet is good for you? Pet ownership and companionship can prevent you from feeling lonely, give you more opportunities...
The Top Summer Safety Issues for Dogs and Cats

The Top Summer Safety Issues for Dogs and Cats

Now that summer is finally here, you and your pet can spend more time outdoors enjoying all that the season has to offer. Like the other three seasons, summer presents unique safety challenges for our companion animals. The good news is that you can enjoy a wonderful...
Pet Safety In Warmer Temps

Pet Safety In Warmer Temps

As a pet owner, you look forward to the warmer spring weather because it means you can finally spend more time outdoors with your furry friend. Unfortunately, it also means more exposure to environmental hazards for your dog or cat. This requires awareness of these...
Guard Your Pet’s Heart: Why Prevention Just Makes Sense

Guard Your Pet’s Heart: Why Prevention Just Makes Sense

The heartworm parasite presents a serious and sometimes fatal threat to companion animals. Unfortunately, it is not difficult for your pet to be infected,  and it’s difficult to treat in dogs. There is no heartworm treatment for cats. The main route of heartworm...
Preserving the Pearly Whites

Preserving the Pearly Whites

Did you know that it’s National Pet Dental Health Month? The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) started this awareness campaign several years ago to alert people about the importance of caring for their pet’s oral health. Although most pet owners take...
In it Together – Devoted Resolutions

In it Together – Devoted Resolutions

It’s a new year, and you have vowed to get in shape and improve your health. Although you might have made this resolution before only to fall back into old habits before the end of January, you mean it this time. The good news is that having a pet gives you even more...
Halloween Can Be a Scary Holiday for Your Pet

Halloween Can Be a Scary Holiday for Your Pet

As much as you and your children might enjoy Halloween, this particular holiday can be a stressful one for pets. They don’t understand why you have decorations and carved pumpkins with candles in them around the house and naturally feel curious enough to investigate....