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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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