All Stories in the ‘Tip of the Week’ Category

Puppy Pointers

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Merle Puppies 2016By Candy French Since Great Dane Rescue of Southeast Texas has had “puppypalooza” descend the past week, it only seems appropriate that the subject of how to start your puppy off right would be of great interest.     Before I start, let me throw in a disclaimer: these techniques are ones I have found to be [...] Read More...

Back to School & Your Pet

Saturday, August 13th, 2016

485947173Summer is drawing to a close for many kids.  Time to get back to school.  See old friends and learn new things.  It may be no big deal to us or our kids since we know the routine but it may cause some unexpected anxiety for our pets.  They have gotten used to all the [...] Read More...

Peanut Butter Treats

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

peanut-butter-dog-treatsPeanut Butter Treats Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups water 1/2 cup oil 2 eggs 3 tablespoons peanut butter 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 cups flour 1/2 cup cornmeal 1/2 cup oats   Directions: Blend wet ingredients together.  Whisk dry ingredients together and mix into wet mixture to form a ball of dough. Roll out and shape.  Put [...] Read More...

Hydrating

Friday, January 8th, 2016

dog-drinking-water-bowlDid you know that your pet could become dehydrated in the winter?  With the weather being cooler, we tend not to think about having fresh water available to our furry family members as much as we would during the warmer months. The air is dryer in the winter months which can play a factor in dogs [...] Read More...

Halloween Pet Safety

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Plastic Pumpkin Candy Corn1. No tricks, no treats: That bowl of candy is for trick-or-treaters, not for Scruffy and Fluffy. Chocolate in all forms—especially dark or baking chocolate—can be very dangerous for dogs and cats. Candies containing the artificial sweetener xylitol can also cause problems. If you do suspect your pet has ingested something toxic, please call your [...] Read More...

Tip of the Week

Monday, January 13th, 2014

skintagSkin Tags on Great Danes are not uncommon.  Chances are if you find one on your dog, it mostly likely has more.  The good news is that, in general, skin tags are noncancerous.  More often than not, the only reason to remove a skin tag is if it has been injured or is irritating to [...] Read More...

Tip of the Week

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

dog-dry-skinHave you noticed your dog scratching, losing extra hair?  It may be due to the winter weather.  During the winter, the air tends to be drier and our pets spend more time inside with us where it is warm and dry air is constantly circulated.  Just like we battle dry skin during the winter so [...] Read More...

Tip of the Week

Monday, December 16th, 2013

Christmas-Tree-Bad-Dog-4Christmas Dangers for Your Dog. It’s that time of year where we Deck the Halls & Jack Frost nips at our noses.  It is also the time of year where we can mistakenly make dangerous situations for our dogs while being immersed in the Season. Food Dangers: As always, it is important to keep chocolate, [...] Read More...

Tip of the Week

Monday, December 9th, 2013

waterDid you know that it is possible for your dog to become dehydrated in the winter?  The body uses a lot of energy to stay warm during the winter and add in lower humidity & heated homes, it can become easy for a pet to become dehydrated.  Make sure that there is always a supply [...] Read More...

Tip of the Week

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

medical-mushrooms-for-dogs-catsDid you know that mushrooms are potentially toxic or even fatal to dogs?  For more information visit the below links. Mushroom Poisoning in Dogs Mushrooms Poisonous to Pets Read More...

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