A Serious Threat: Cold Medications and Pets

Schertz_iStock_000019782336_LargeCold and flu season is settling in, and while we hope that your family is staying healthy, don’t forget to think about your family pets and the impact your illness may have on them. Oftentimes, while we are fighting off a sickness, we are taking cold and flu medications to help us do so. Many of these cold-type medicines contain multiple ingredients, several of which can be incredibly dangerous to our pets.

The trick is what to know and what to watch out for when it comes to cold medications and pets: Continue…

Keeping Your Pets Active During Hibernation Season

Schertz_iStock_000015035676_MediumStaying active in the colder months is all about finding ways to keep little toes and noses comfortable on those wet, windy days. Although it doesn’t generally doesn’t get that cold here in Schertz, anything that makes your pet turn their nose up at heading out the door probably means they won’t be getting enough exercise. Continue…

New Year’s Resolutions – For You and Your Pet

iStock_000030202100_MediumThe holidays gave us so much to be thankful for and excited about; but now that the new year has arrived, we are poised for reflection, inspiration, and motivation. To that end, we at Schertz Animal Hospital have brainstormed some New Year’s resolutions that we hope are easily adopted and attained by both you and your pet.

Practical Resolutions for Pets and People

Most of us know that our resolve to make changes is strengthened by sharing our goals with another. And let’s face it, your four-legged friend is probably your best friend when it comes to patience, understanding, and enthusiastic follow through. With that in mind, here are some ways you and your pet can make 2015 you best year yet! Continue…