All posts tagged "Pet Talk"

  • Pet Talk: Guinea pigs generally make great pets

    From College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University You see them frequently in the pet store: interesting, oblong-shaped creatures, generally larger than the other rodents they are grouped with. Housed in the same location as smaller rodents,...

    • Posted November 16, 2011
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  • Pet Talk: Assistance dogs offer a new sense of freedom

    From College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University Imagine not being able to open a door, not being able to pick up items that fall to the ground, or not hearing an intruder enter your home. Many...

    • Posted March 2, 2011
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  • Pet Talk: Ensuring healthy hearts for pets

    From College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University February definitely has heart. It’s the month we celebrate National Heart Awareness and Valentine’s Day. For those reasons, February is a good reminder for owners to learn more about...

    • Posted February 16, 2011
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  • Pet Talk: 2011: The year of the veterinarian

    From College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University Veterinary medicine as a profession was born 250 years ago with the founding of the first school of veterinary medicine in Lyon, France. The World Veterinary Association, along with...

    • Posted January 26, 2011
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  • Pet Talk: Protecting pets from the winter cold

    From College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University People take many precautions when the cold weather rushes in for the winter. Pets can also be heavily affected by the drop in temperatures, and so it is important...

    • Posted January 19, 2011
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  • Pet Talk: Hotels staffing companion pets

    From College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University Hotels have recently jumped on the trend of accommodating pets in hotel stays. However, pet-friendly hotels are still limited across the country, and so the next time you travel...

    • Posted January 12, 2011
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  • Pet Talk: Implications of fireworks on your pets

    From College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University As the New Year approaches, so does time for celebrations and fireworks. Fireworks are a celebratory gesture, but many people don’t realize the implications they may have on animals....

    • Posted December 22, 2010
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  • Pet Talk: Exercising with your pet

    From College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University Modern times have promoted lack of activity because of the busy schedules people lead. For people to live healthy, well-balanced lives, they need to stay active with an exercise...

    • Posted December 15, 2010
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  • Pet Talk: How to ensure proper pet dental care

    From College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University The American Dental Association recommends people visit the dentist annually to prevent dental problems and even more serious medical problems. According to Dr. Johnathon Dodd, clinical associate professor at...

    • Posted December 8, 2010
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  • Pet Talk: Fire is your pet’s worst friend

    From College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University It’s still tailgating time, Thanksgiving is here, and in a few weeks it will be Christmas time. Outdoor grills, fireplaces and electrical appliances pose a risk to our pets...

    • Posted December 1, 2010
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