Posts Categorized: Dogs

12 Dog Diseases You Can Combat with Vaccination & Deworming

12 Dog Diseases You Can Combat with Vaccination & Deworming

Dogs are susceptible to various diseases. Much like their human counterparts, sometimes dogs wind up sick. While there are some things that cannot be prevented, there are certain preventative measures that you can take to ensure that your dog remains happy and healthy. Two of these preventative measures are vaccinating and deworming. While simple in… Read more »

5 Reasons to Test Your Dog for Diabetes

5 Reasons to Test Your Dog for Diabetes

Dogs are more than just companions – they’re members of the family that provide you loyalty, love, and a reason to get up in the morning (to feed, brush, and play with them, of course!).  As a pet owner, you have the weighty responsibility of doing everything in your power to keep man’s best friend… Read more »

Cushing’s Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Affects, & Treatments

Cushing's Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Affects, & Treatments

Cushing’s disease, also referred to as Cushing’s syndrome or hyperadrenocorticism, is a medical condition where a dog’s adrenal glands produce too many hormones. Located near the kidneys, the adrenal glands produce several substances that are vital to the regulation of a dog’s various bodily functions that are necessary to sustain life. Clinical Signs of Cushing’s… Read more »

Signs of Heat Exhaustion in Dogs

Signs of Heat Exhaustion in Dogs

Just like people, pets can get overheated when the noontime sun beats down or they over-exert themselves, especially in hot conditions. Unfortunately, our furry friends don’t have the same innate ability to cool themselves as humans. While we start to sweat like the dickens when we get too hot, our pooches must pant in an… Read more »

The 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in Texas (+ Dallas & Houston)

The 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in Texas (+ Dallas & Houston)

According to petsbest.com, below are the 10 most popular dog breeds in Texas (based on information from Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC, a leading U.S. pet insurance agency). Most Popular Dog Breeds in Texas Mixed breed Labrador retriever Yorkshire terrier Shih tzu Golden retriever Designer/hybrid Chihuahua English bulldog Miniature Schnauzer Boxer The American Kennel Club also… Read more »

October is American Humane’s Adopt-a-Dog Month®​​

October is American Humane’s Adopt-a-Dog Month®​​

Each October, American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization and the nation’s leading first responder for animals in need, encourages animal lovers to consider adopting a dog from a local shelter or rescue group in honor of its yearly “Adopt-a-Dog Month®.” This year, American Humane is continuing its national initiative to bring awareness to… Read more »