Category Archives: Dog Health

Top 5 Dog Toys That Are Good For Teeth

Our dogs love it when we head out for our weekly trip to the local pet store. They know it ultimately ends in their choice pick of a new toy or two. But these days with so many types of … Continue reading

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Paw Gnawing: Why Dogs Chew on Their Feet

It can produce the most annoying sounds that grind on your nerves like a dripping faucet. That never ending paw gnawing and licking! In the middle of dinner, in the dead of the night, when guest are over or when … Continue reading

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Dogs on Asphalt – Avoid Burns and Blisters

Everybody loves the lazy days of summer and enjoying the fun activities that go along with it. And our dogs are no different! All it takes is grabbing the leash or uttering of the words, ‘out or ride’ and it’s game on! Walks in the … Continue reading

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My Dog Ate a Bee! Now What?

August 19th is Honeybee Awareness Day and summer is in full swing! Warm sunshine and beautiful blossoms inspire us as we venture out with our pups in the yards and parks all over Austin. These sunny days are filled with … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Dog Sunburns

Sunny days are a powerhouse of fun in the sun for everyone ranging from water sports and fishing to frisbee tossing with our canine friends. It’s easy to lose track of time and before you know it, you’re looking like a human lobster. … Continue reading

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Summer Heat Safety For Your Dog

The favorite time of the year for Austin dog owners has arrived in true Spring fashion! Rare seasonal breezes fill the lackadaisical warm days with ear flapping car rides, catching frisbees at the park and neighborhood walks. With average high … Continue reading

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Are Bones Bad For Dogs?

Fried chicken and backyard barbecues frequently lead to ‘Buddy’ parked at your feet – intently staring at your plate with a dangling string of drool. You diligently attempt to ignore that pitiful face but as per norm, you cave in. … Continue reading

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Why Do Dogs Faces Turn White Over Time?

Time changes everything, even for our dogs. From living arrangements and relationships to emotional stress and fatigue: how much of these affect how our dogs gray and why does the face of a healthy, young and vibrant dog turn white within … Continue reading

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My Dog Has Fleas

Spending a day romping or hiking along in the park on your favorite trails with man’s best friend is year-round here in Austin. But, it’s not without trouble lurking in the lush green outdoors. You get home after a game … Continue reading

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New Years Resolutions You Can Make With Your Dog

A new year is fast approaching as we struggle to decide on a New Year’s resolution. Resolving to become more active and healthy or to quit smoking are great ideas, but I challenge you to become more creative this coming year. … Continue reading

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