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Hot Weather Help: Avoiding Dog Paw Burns

You know the feeling: frantically tip-toeing from your lounge chair to the edge of the pool so the bottom of your feet doesn’t burn on the hot pavement. But, did you know our pets also have tender toes? Avoid dog paw burns by...

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Hot Weather Help: Pet Heat Strokes

Texas summers get hot, hot, HOT. While it’s easy for humans to express when we’re too tired, hot or thirsty from the heat, how do we know when it's too much for our pets? Since pets can't exactly speak to us, here’s what you...

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Playing Nice: 13 Tips on Dog Park Etiquette

Things are heating up here in Central Texas, and it’s time to hit the great outdoors! As you, your pup, and other Austin-Area pet lovers head to our many dog parks, a quick refresher on dog park etiquette ensures that all park goers have a...

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Pet Microchipping: 8 Questions Answered

April 23 is Lost Dog Awareness Day. It's every pet parent's worst fear: your cat or dog has gone missing. How can you give your pet the best chance of making it home? Pet microchipping is a simple, inexpensive, and potentially life-saving tool...

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Get Out! National Take A Walk in the Park Day

March 30 is National Take a Walk in the Park Day! To honor the occasion, let's dig into some details on animal exercise.  Walking is a great way to exercise and bond with your pets, but what are some other...

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The Great Grain Free Diet Debate, Part 2

In the second part of our grain vs. grain free diet series, we look at benefits of a grain-free diet and discuss grains and felines. Armed with information, you're well on your way to becoming the best pet parent around!...

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The Great Grain-Free Diet Debate, Part 1

To grain or not to grain? That is the question. There are die-hard advocates of grain free diets for pets, while others are firm believers that grains are great for pets. With so much information available to pet parents, it...

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Eight Resolutions for the Austin Pet Parent

The new year is here, and brings with it new resolve to re-shape ourselves into healthier, happier humans. As we aim to improve our own health, so too can we take steps to improve the health of and our relationship with our furrier...

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5 Tips to Ease a Pet's Fear of Fireworks

The Fourth of July is a festive day to celebrate our nation with a bang. But while we're grilling with friends, our dog's fear of fireworks may have him cowering in the corner. Why do pets fear fireworks? It's instinct...

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