Knowing Requirements For Your Pet’s Rabies Vaccination

Routine vaccinations are an essential part of your pet’s veterinary care, and veterinarians typically guide owners on how often your pet needs which shots. In the case of rabies, however, owners may be asked by their veterinarian if they prefer a vaccine that lasts one year or three years. “The differences between one-year and three-year […]

The Importance Of Feline Vaccinations

Kittens and cats, whether they live indoors or outdoors, can be exposed to diseases caused by viruses or bacteria. Vaccinations help protect our feline friends by preventing the spread of these diseases and boosting their body’s defense against potentially fatal illnesses. Because of this, Dr. Lori Teller, a clinical associate professor at the Texas A&M […]

Spring Vaccinations For Dogs

Spring’s warmer weather signals the time for more outdoor adventures, especially for dogs who tend to be curious while outside. It also signals a time when owners should begin thinking about protecting their dogs from outdoor dangers by vaccinating them. Dr. Lori Teller, a clinical associate professor at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine […]

New Year’s Resolutions For Owners And Their Furry Friends

With the new year comes the tradition of making New Year’s resolutions. While most resolutions are aimed at improving your life, pet owners should also consider making a resolution or two that will benefit the health of their pets. Dr. Lori Teller, a clinical associate professor at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & […]

Foods To Avoid Feeding Your Pet

Fall and winter holiday celebrations often include festive eats and treats—Halloween and candy are synonymous, as are Thanksgiving and turkey. As the holiday season approaches, it’s important to remember that increased candy and other holiday foods in the home may be cause for paw-se for pet parents. Dr. Lori Teller, a clinical associate professor of […]

Preventing Monkeypox Transmission Between People And Pets

The 2022 outbreak of monkeypox has caught the attention of healthcare professionals worldwide, especially after the World Health Organization’s declaration of monkeypox as a public health emergency of international concern in late July. Additionally, the first confirmed case of monkeypox in a 4-year-old greyhound appears to confirm that the viral disease can also be transmitted […]

Regular Grooming Can Keep Your Cat ‘Feline’ Fine

Cats are known to be fastidious groomers, but this doesn’t mean they can do it all on their own. In the summer, especially, the heat and humidity may make owners more conscious about the ways they can help their feline friends stay clean, cool, and well-groomed. Dr. Lori Teller, a clinical associate professor at the […]

Keep It Cool This Summer: Tips For Taking Dogs Swimming

When the weather heats up, many people and pups love getting in the water to cool down. Whether a dog enjoys swimming or just splashing in the shallows, there are several things to keep in mind to ensure they stay safe this summer. While it’s a common belief that all dogs can swim, this is […]

How to Care for a Deaf Dog

Whether they stand up straight or flop over, your dog’s ears help give your canine friend an amazing sense of hearing that plays a large role in hunting, playing, and everyday life. What are the implications, then, for a dog that is born deaf or loses its hearing? Dr. Lori Teller, an associate professor at […]

Does The COVID-19 Omicron Variant Spread Affect Pets?

With the holiday season winding to a close, COVID-19 cases are spiking across the country. As pet owners quarantine, questions of pet safety against this disease and the quickly spreading omicron variant continue to arise as well. Drs. Sarah Hamer and Lori Teller, both associate professors at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & […]

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