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Red Bud Isle Re-Opens After Most Recent Algae Testing

Red Bud Isle will reopen to the public on November 22, 2019 at noon. Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) made the decision after City scientists did not find any visible signs of floating blue-green algae mats in the vicinity of Red Bud Isle.

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Fourth of July Tips for Pet Parents

Red, white, and BOOM! 💥For Americans, the Fourth of July is a day of celebration of our home, sweet home. For pets, it can be a terrifying day after dusk. We've put together July 4th tips for pet parents. 

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Cat & Dog Dehydration

Every dog parent expects their dog's drooling or panting on a hot day, and every cat parent knows their feline can be finicky about drinking water. But in these hot Texas summers, how can we know when our pets are approaching dehydration? Know...

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Surviving The Summer Heat

It's TOO HOT. Here are some helpful tips on how to protect your pet from the summer heat.   Pet Heat Stroke While it’s easy for humans to express when we’re too tired, hot or thirsty from the heat, how...

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Fleas Leave Us Alone

The April showers have passed (hopefully), and summer is in sight! We’re thriving… but so are fleas and ticks. Should they pounce onto your pet, these pesky insects can cause mild irritation, like constant scratching, or serious health issues, such...

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Pets + Pollen Allergies

Spring in Central Texas brings bluebonnets, beautiful weather… and pollen that coats everything in a lovely shade of yellow and gives us all the sniffles--often, including our pets. But, how do you know if your pet is suffering from a...

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The Low-Down on Limited Ingredient Diets

If you or a loved one has a food sensitivity, you're careful to avoid the offending ingredient: no peanut butter nearby, dairy be darned, and gluten be gone! Like humans, pets have food sensitivities. However, they are unable to communicate...

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