Pets (dogs

LaCenterra At Cinco Ranch Introducing First Ever Dog-Centric Event – Paws Fest 2021  

LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch, an outdoor lifestyle shopping center is gearing up for its first ever dog-centric event on property – Paws Fest 2021, presented by Circle B Veterinary Hospital. The event is set to be held on Saturday, October 2nd from 10:30am – 5:00pm. In a pet-friendly community with various canine-related organizations, LaCenterra aims for Paws Fest to be the ultimate entertainment experience for dog enthusiasts, local businesses and pet parents alike. Though the festival is […]

Puppy Nutrition 

Yorkshire puppy eating a tasty dog food

A growing pup needs the best dog food possible. In order to form stronger muscles, joints, and bones, plus build healthy digestion and immune responses, their daily diet needs to be full of nutritious food. Not to mention, healthy puppies tend to have healthy skin and coats. And, your puppy needs almost twice the calories and nutrients than when they’re an adult. Here is the best dog food for a growing pup. Puppy Nutrition First, […]

Harris County Pets Receives $20,000 Grant From PetSmart Charities® To Increase Access To Affordable Veterinary Care In Harris County

One of the most common reasons pets are surrendered to local shelters is the lack of affordable pet wellness, training and education programs. Due to cost and other barriers, pets in under-resourced communities often do not have access to basic veterinary care such as spay/neuter services, vaccinations, parasite control and other medical and preventative care. With a $20,000 grant from PetSmart Charities, Harris County Pets (HCP) aims to support pets and pet parents in need by providing both […]

LaCenterra At Cinco Ranch Introducing First Ever Dog-Centric Event – Paws Fest 2021

LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch, an outdoor lifestyle shopping center is gearing up for its first ever dog-centric event on property – Paws Fest 2021, presented by Circle B Veterinary Hospital. The event is set to be held on Saturday, October 2nd from 10:30am – 5:00pm. In a pet-friendly community with various canine-related organizations, LaCenterra aims for Paws Fest to be the ultimate entertainment experience for dog enthusiasts, local businesses and pet parents alike. Though the festival is […]

Cross Creek Veterinary Hospital Brings Veterinary Centric Care For All Pets In The Katy Community

Cross Creek Veterinary Hospital (formerly Brixton Pet Hospital and Resort) is accepting appointments for canine and feline patients, 6 days a week, to the community of Katy and beyond. The hospital, located at 4611 FM 1463, is under new management, with Dr. Matt Duff leading the experienced veterinary care team. Due to the community’s increasing pet care needs, Dr. Duff has built a new practice that offers much more veterinary-centric care, ensuring that the bond […]

How To Train Your Puppy To Stop Biting While Playing

So, you just got a new puppy and you’re very excited about it. You love how cute and cuddly your puppy is and how much it adores you. But, there’s one little annoying thing – the puppy bites you sometimes. Puppies have about twenty-eight teeth in their mouth and these razor-sharp teeth are, somehow, always attracted to your fingers, leading to painful bites and small injuries. These bites are pretty normal and important for the […]

Facing an Animal Overpopulation, Harris County Pets Extends Adoption Special for All Available Cats and Dogs

HCP Seeks Communitywide Support from Residents and Rescue Partners to Help Pets Find Forever Homes   WHAT:          Harris County Pets (HCP), which waived adoption fees for all available cats and dogs at its facility last weekend, is extending its adoption special through Sunday, June 20.  All pets adopted at HCP are spayed/neutered, receive age-appropriate vaccinations, are microchipped and receive their Harris County pet license for one year. WHERE:      Harris County Pets 612 Canino Road Houston, Texas 77076 WHEN: […]

Featured Heartworm Positive Dogs at Harris County Pets

Below are select heartworm positive dogs available for adoption at Harris County Pets. Visit www.CountyPets.com for a viewing of all adoptable pets. All adoptions at HCP include spay/neuter, microchip with lifetime registration, a one-year Harris County pet license and age- appropriate vaccinations. You can schedule an appointment by calling (281) 999-3191 or selecting an appointment date and time on the Qless app, downloadable on all mobile devices.   Name: Hondo Animal ID: A574673 Breed: Pit Bull mix Gender: Male Approximate age: 5 years Weight: 40 pounds Hondo was one of two stray dogs picked up by Harris County animal control on May 12 after a Spring resident reported that he witnessed both dogs being dumped from a vehicle that drove away from his neighborhood. Hondo is a mild-mannered guy who loves the company of humans and has interacted well with other dogs in weekly play groups at Harris County Pets. If adopted, he is eligible for free heartworm treatment through the Heal a Heart program, made possible on donations from citizens […]

Heal a Heart: Harris County Pets Counts on Community Support to Sustain its Life-saving Program for Heartworm-Positive Dogs

Summer is the time when heat, humidity, and wet conditions combine to create the perfect storm for mosquito breeding in a coastal area like the Houston region. Mosquitoes are capable of transmitting numerous diseases to both humans and pets. For dogs, no other mosquito-borne illness is more prevalent than heartworm disease. Heartworm disease can be fatal to animals, especially dogs, but it is highly treatable with a 95% success rate, according to Veterinary Centers of […]

How Dangerous A Dog Bite Can Actually Be And What To Do After

Dogs are adorable companions and people often share countless endearing moments with their dogs. However, it may also have its risks and you should be well aware of those. Even if your furry friend is absolutely healthy and has been sharing a playful time with you or a friend or family, sometimes an innocent bite happens. Your dog has a very sharp pair of canines that can give a scratch quite easily or leave a […]