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We feel it is important to educate our pet parents. There are so many things you can do to keep your BFF healthy and happy. New articles are added each month, so please visit our ‘knowledge center’ often.

Perianal Adenoma in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Perianal Adenoma in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

A perianal adenoma in dogs is a relatively common tumor, particularly in middle-aged or older dogs. “Perianal” refers to the area immediately surrounding the anus or termination of the digestive tract. Adenoma refers to a tumor that is not cancer. It starts in...

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Pet First Aid: How to Handle Common Emergencies

Pet First Aid: How to Handle Common Emergencies

Be prepared for any emergency that may arise with your furry friend. From cuts and scrapes to more severe injuries, knowing how to administer basic first aid can make all the difference in your pet's recovery. This guide will give you the essential knowledge and tools...

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How to Make Sure Your Pet Doesn’t Get Poisoned

How to Make Sure Your Pet Doesn’t Get Poisoned

When you least expect it, pets can ingest toxic food or human medication – it can happen quickly and without you ever noticing. I don’t have to tell you how bad the outcome can be. Please read on, so you know how to spot commonly found indoor and outdoor pet poisons...

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10 Tips to Care for a New Pet

10 Tips to Care for a New Pet

As this time of year is typical to see new pets coming into homes, we would like to share some essential tips to help pet owners care for a new pet. Even if you don’t have a new pet, these are tips you can review for any furry family member to help them live a long...

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Senior Pet Care

Senior Pet Care

With modern veterinary medicine, many pets are living longer, which means we can enjoy them being a part of the family longer. But along with this longer lifespan, we see pets develop problems common to aging. Therefore, they need veterinary and senior pet care to...

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10 Proven Ways to Keep Your Pet Healthy

10 Proven Ways to Keep Your Pet Healthy

October is National Pet Wellness Month! Family animals provide us with so much unconditional love. In return for their affection, let’s celebrate this month by following these 10 tips to support them in living long, pain-free lives. 1. Feed Them a High-Quality Diet...

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How Do We Know If Our Pet Is in Pain?

How Do We Know If Our Pet Is in Pain?

Animals can suffer from pain just like we do but they can't tell us when they hurt. Also pets often have a natural self-preservation instinct to hide their pain. This leaves it to their pet parents to observe that something may be wrong and get them to a veterinarian...

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Vaccination: How to Protect Your Pet from Disease

Vaccination: How to Protect Your Pet from Disease

Our goal at College Hills Vet Hospital is to help your pets live longer, healthier, happier lives. One way we can do that is through vaccination. Vaccines help protect pets from deadly infectious disease. Proper vaccination has saved millions of pets, and virtually...

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10 Summer Travel Tips for Your Pets

10 Summer Travel Tips for Your Pets

In case you are planning summer travel with your pets, here are some tips I hope will help. 1.    Get Your Pet a Wellness Check Before You Leave Let us know if you plan to take your pet on a trip. We can ensure your pet has a clean bill of health. Your pet may need...

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How to Plant a Pet-Friendly Garden

How to Plant a Pet-Friendly Garden

Whether you love to garden or just enjoy the summer weather and blooms, this information is helpful in keeping your pet safe and away from outdoor hazards. Harmful Garden Products Chemicals and Poisons: One of the top gardening dangers for your pet is chemicals or...

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How to Help Prevent Lyme Disease in Your Pets

How to Help Prevent Lyme Disease in Your Pets

Tick Season Has Arrived in Texas As weather starts warming up, we are heading into prime tick season. With tick season comes more cases of Lyme disease. Since Lyme disease is quite serious and May is National Lyme Disease Awareness Month, we wanted to educate you...

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