Including Pets In Holiday Travel Plans

The holiday season brings joy, festivities, and the anticipation of spending quality time with loved ones. For pet owners, the prospect of holiday travel often prompts a crucial decision — whether to bring their beloved furry companions along or entrust them to the care of others. Dr. Lori Teller, a clinical professor at the Texas […]

Texas A&M Veterinarians Help Beloved Campus Police K-9 BTHO Mammary Cancer

When one of Texas A&M University’s police K-9s was diagnosed with cancer, veterinarians at the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) had the opportunity to serve an animal just as hardworking as they are. Jackie is a 9-year-old Belgian Malinois who worked alongside the Texas A&M Police Department as an explosives detection K-9 until […]

Texas A&M Researchers Develop New Method For Detecting Chronic GI Disease In Dogs

A research team led by the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (VMBS) Gastrointestinal Laboratory (GI Lab) has validated a new diagnostic index that will help veterinarians assess chronic GI dysfunction in dogs and may hold the key to diagnosing and treating GI disease in the future. In a recently published article […]

Providing Pets With A Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a day to be thankful, indulge in delicious food, and gather with friends and family. But our pets may find the holiday stressful if they suddenly find themselves surrounded by a large group of unfamiliar people.  As owners prepare to give thanks, Dr. Lori Teller, a clinical professor at the Texas A&M School […]

Texas A&M Veterinarians Use 3D Printing Technology To Assist In Double Hip Replacement Surgery

A Labrador retriever named Ava is back to running and playing with her family after her second double hip replacement, courtesy of Texas A&M University veterinarians, computerized tomography (CT)-guided planning, and 3D-printing technology. When the two replacement hips Ava received as a puppy wore out in 2020, Texas A&M veterinarians were able to remove the […]

Pumpkin Safety For A Pet-Friendly Halloween

As Halloween creeps closer, the time to carve pumpkins with spooky faces grows near, and since pumpkins are safe for both cats and dogs to eat, creating jack-o-lanterns is an activity your furry family members can participate in, with appropriate supervision.  Dr. Katie Tolbert, a clinical associate professor in small animal and comparative gastroenterology at […]

Preventing Pet Intoxication

Our furry friends have curious natures, and even though we try our best to keep them safe and healthy, they may still get into trouble when they unknowingly eat human medications or other common household items that are toxic to them.  Dr. Christine Rutter, a clinical associate professor of emergency medicine at the Texas A&M […]

Understanding Littermate Syndrome In Puppy Pairs

Puppies are so adorable that you may feel tempted to adopt two instead of just one. Even though having two puppies may seem like a good idea, raising them together can cause long-term behavioral problems. Harmony Diers, a veterinary technician at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, says that while these […]

Improving Animal Welfare Through Spays And Neuters

As dedicated pet owners, we do everything possible to keep our pets happy and healthy, whether it is finding the best kind of food, providing a new favorite toy, or grooming and exercising them. Another way to keep our pets in good health is by spaying or neutering them.  Dr. Brad Bennett, a clinical assistant […]

Identifying Lumps And Bumps With Diagnostic Testing

Lumps and bumps are a normal part of life, but what do we do when we notice a new lump or bump on our furry friend?  When we take our pet to a veterinarian to examine a mass, the doctor may recommend diagnostic testing, which includes any medical screenings used to determine the cause of […]

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