Category Archives: Holiday

Great Pet Quote By Martin Luther King

[caption id="attachment_755" align="alignnone" width="228"] More proof of the intelligence of our pets. Martin Luther King Jr. was, on June 18, 1964, placed in a police car in St. Augustine, Florida. A German shepherd police dog was then put into the car with him in an apparent attempt to intimidate. Instead, King and the dog promptly…
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Helping Pets Celebrate More Christmas Holidays

[caption id="attachment_720" align="alignnone" width="245"] Darby at 13 years 6 months celebrating Christmas with his 19+ year old mom:)[/caption] One of the many blessings of the veterinary profession, is getting to meet and care for great pets and their parents. We have been fortunate to know Darby(Left) since he was a young little guy. Darby's mom…
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5 Important Pet Health Tips to Ring In The New Year

As a pet owner, you should ask yourself what you can do to keep your pets health in check. And what better time to do it than the New Year! Here are 5 Important Pet Health Tips you can use as a checklist to make sure your pet is happy and healthy for many, many,…
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Santa’s Veterinarian Performs Annual Pre-Flight Examinations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-ECVemg5NQ Every year, the president of the American Veterinary Medical Association performs his pre-flight inspections on Santa's Reindeer. Please share this video with any kiddos that you may know. Another awesome story and website to share is the Norad Santa Radar Tracking Station. http://www.noradsanta.org/ This Christmas Eve people all over the world will log on…
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Listen and Give to Norm Hitzges’ Austin Street Shelter

[caption id="attachment_697" align="alignnone" width="194"] Norm Hitzges' Norm-A-Thon benefits the Austin Street Shelter[/caption] This note is a big shout out to Norm Hitzges Norm Hitzges is an iconic sports broadcaster who has worked in the DFW area for decades. His enthusiasm for sports has made him fun to listen to on both the television and on…
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Pet Friendly Thanksgiving Foods

Thanksgiving is almost here and while we are busy preparing for the festive holiday, there are some precautions to look after when it comes to pet safety. Thinking of keeping your pets safe isn't exactly the first priority you think about on a holiday but the food that falls on the floor may be toxic…
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Please Help a Pet or Person This Holiday Season

Suzy getting her spaw treatment. She's a great dog:) Reach Out To Help Someone If You Can Just like most of you, we do not have a lot of spare time. Work is hard, kids consume our schedules, and holidays are just so hectic. Thanksgiving and Christmas are busy times. Think about taking a little…
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Winter Holiday Hazard Prevention

Winter Holiday Hazards For Pets Here are some tips, from Dr. Greenwell, for keeping your pets out of danger during the holiday season. AVOID Holiday Food Items That Could Cause Problems For Your Pet Alcoholic beverages Chocolate (baker's, semi-sweet, milk chocolate) Coffee (grounds, beans, chocolate covered espresso beans) Moldy or spoiled foods Onions, onion powder…
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Adopting A K-9 Veteran This Veterans Day

With all the talk about adopting senior dogs this month, you might consider adopting a K-9 veteran this Veterans Day. Most people don't think about "dogs of war" but they are just as brave and courageous as our troops and deserve to be put into wonderful homes when they retire. Most people think of “attack…
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