Category Archives: Pets

Lifelong Benefits of Pet Ownership

If you have been contemplating owning a pet and need more tangible reasons as to why that step could be of great importance, below is a list of benefits that should get you signing those pet adoption papers.

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How to Celebrate the New Year with Your Pet

Over 50 percent of the people who celebrate the New Year make resolutions. Whether it’s a decision to quit smoking or going to the gym more often, most of these resolutions are focused on self. Spending more time with your family might be an excellent new year’s resolution, but our pets are also part of the family. As such, they should not only be included in the celebration but in the wishes as well.

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Holidays Can Be Dangerous For Your Pets–Be Careful:)

[caption id="attachment_962" align="alignnone" width="163"] My Little Buddy Chip Dressed As Santa's Reindeer[/caption] You already know the holiday season's plethora of sweets and treats takes a toll on your waistline—but experts say it may also pose a risk to your pets. Dr. James M. Greenwell, and the staff at Russell Creek Pet Clinic and Hospital, see an…
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Three Rescued Hurricane Refugees Need Forever Home

We Need to Find Homes for Three Hurricane Refugee Dogs When Hurricane Harvey struck the Gulf Coast, we could not stand to think of homeless dogs and cats needing our assistance. With the organizational skills of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, we were able to provide shelter and care to six displaced dogs and cats.…
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Canine Influenza Update–Now Affecting 46 States

[caption id="attachment_955" align="alignnone" width="300"] Canine Influenza Can Make Dogs Very Sick and Even Be Fatal[/caption] Influenza is making headlines in the veterinary world. Canine influenza was first reported 13 years ago when the equine influenza virus H3N8 jumped species and was seen in greyhounds. The disease is very contagious and has the potential to be fatal. The…
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Russell Creek Helping to Rescue Cats & Dogs from Hurricane Harvey

We Have Received Hurricane Harvey Feline and Canine Evacuees [caption id="attachment_925" align="alignnone" width="300"] Dr. Greenwell and Kelly hold rescued cat and dog they will care for from Hurricane Harvey[/caption] Today, we received a delivery of six evacuees from Hurricane Harvey. Three dogs and three cats arrived at our hospital today. If we are able to…
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Russell Creek Pet Clinic Is Accepting Donations for Hurricane Harvey

Russell Creek Pet Clinic and Hospital is Accepting Donations For Pets Affected by Hurricane Harvey [caption id="attachment_922" align="alignnone" width="275"] We are trying to help pets injured or distressed by hurricane Harvey[/caption] The SPCA is overwhelmed with refugee pets from the Texas coast. They are in desperate need of items such as newspaper, towels, blankets, litter…
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Pets and Other Animals Will Need Our Help Due To Hurricane Harvey

[caption id="attachment_903" align="alignleft" width="300"] Many Dogs, Cats, Horses, Cattle and Other Animals May Need Our Help[/caption] Hurricane Harvey Will Hurt Many Animals Hurricane Harvey will hit Texas today. The heavy rains and winds will cause a lot of damage. Many, many pets and other animals will be in need of our help. Many veterinarians in…
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