Category Archives: Dog Health

Why Trimming Your Dog’s Nails Is Important

Trimming your dog’s nails may seem like an inconvenience, but it’s actually essential to your dog’s overall health. Here’s why trimming your dog’s nails is important, and a few different ways that you can make the process easier on you … Continue reading

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How to Dog Proof Your Yard

If you’re lucky enough to have a backyard, then chances are that’s your dog’s favorite place to be. When your dog spends a lot of time in your backyard, it’s important to dog proof your yard as much as possible … Continue reading

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Which Animals Get Along With Dogs?

There are pet owners, and then there are those of us who just can’t settle for having only a dog as a pet. Take my friend for example; she’s not happy unless she has a miniature zoo at home. After … Continue reading

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What to do if Your Dog Gets Quilled by a Porcupine?

It’s a sticky situation that you never want to encounter — You’ve let your canine friend out to do their business and explore, but instead they have tangled with a defensive force of nature worse than a skunk. Your inquisitive and playful pooch … Continue reading

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Do Dog’s Paws Get Cold in Winter?

The great southern state of Texas is noted for it’s warm temperatures and sunny skies. Certainly no threat of freezing cold temperatures here, right? In fact, the average winter temperatures in Austin range from 40°F to a pleasant 73°F. While considered mild, … 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 incessant licking! Those of you that ever experienced it, know oh too well the unforgettable lip smacking and slurping noises we’re referring … Continue reading

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My Dog Ate a Bee!

Warm sunshine and beautiful blossoms inspire us as we venture out with our pups in the yards and parks all over Austin and the surrounding area. Sunny days are filled with romps at the dog park and digging in the flower garden, … Continue reading

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Do Dog’s Paws Get Cold in Winter?

The great southern state of Texas is noted for it’s warm temperatures and sunny skies. Certainly no threat of freezing cold temperatures here, right? In fact, the average winter temperatures in Austin range from 40°F to a pleasant 73°F. While considered mild, … 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 … Continue reading

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Paw Protection: Dog Booties for Winter

Austin is primarily warm nine months out of the year. We are free from the typical winter hazards like the snow and brutal cold native to northern states. But does that mean we should not concern ourselves with protecting our … Continue reading

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