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Why You Need Pet Insurance For Your Dog & Cat

First of all, please know that we make no commission, kick back, or insurance company reward for getting clients to purchase pet insurance. Too many times a week I have clients with an injured or sick pet that simply cannot afford to pay a large amount at one time for

The Dangers of Dog Food & Dog Obesity

DOG FOOD MAKES ME CRAZY!!! There is nothing in this world that makes me more crazy than dog food companies that hoodwink pet owners into feeding their store’s Current Flavor of the month dog food. “It’s all natural”, “It is grain free”, “There is Yak meat in it”, “The chicken

Why Vaccinate Your Dog/Cat Every Year For Rabies?

The answer is very simple. Parker County law requires annual vaccination for all domestic dogs and cats. Medically, rabies vaccination will most likely protect your pet for up to 3 years. The problem lies in the simple fact that all cats/dogs are not alike when it comes to producing effective

Why Does My Dog or Cat Not Show Pain?

Well, this is the first time for me to b-l-o-g. Not exactly sure where to begin. Today my most commonly asked question is “Why does my dog or cat not show pain?” The answer is as simple as “We are not certain why they don’t show pain”. I tend to

Laser Surgery is a Welcome Tool for Veterinarians

Though most everyone is familiar with various types of laser surgery today, probably the most popular, well-known application of laser surgery is the technique performed on humans to correct vision. Laser, which is an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation, actually refers to a device that produces

Laser Neutering: Preventing Overpopulation with Less Pain

Laser Neutering: Preventing Overpopulation with Less Pain The SPCA and many animal rescue advocates in the Weatherford area work tirelessly to promote public awareness of the importance of spaying and neutering pets. Choosing not to spay and neuter leads to the overpopulation of animals and an abundance of unwanted cats and

Canine Influenza Virus Hits Parker County

Canine Influenza Virus (CIV or "Dog Flu") has finally arrived in Parker County. On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013, diagnostic laboratory information confirmed that a new client's shelter (Weatherford Animal Shelter) adopted dog was suffering from Dog Flu. At our expense, we have been testing dogs that are symptomatic shelter adoptions for

Laser Declawing Makes Declawing Safe and Humane

Cat declawing is a hotly debated topic among scientists and cat owners. Scratching can be a real problem with felines. They may use scratching to “mark their territory” (aka: ruin the new couch). Alternatively, they can scratch their owners while they are playing. While it may seem good-natured to them,