Fall Allergies & Toxic Plants: Keeping Pets Healthy And Safe This Fall

Schertz_iStock_000049673482_LargeEverybody loves fall, right? Crisp air, changing leaves, bonfires, and the Cowboys game on TV are just a few of the delights that autumn has to offer. But your pet may feel differently about the change of season. Fall Allergies & Toxic Plants or foliage are two of the biggest challenges your pet may face now that summer is over.

Your team at Schertz Animal Hospital is committed to helping your pet navigate this beautiful, and potentially hazardous, season. Continue…

Pampered Pets: Finding The Right Pet Accessories

Schertz_iStock_000053616462_LargeImagine you’re strolling down the street when suddenly, a beautifully coiffed figure catches your eye. She looks stunning in her sleek, quilted jacket with fur trim, her sparkly jewelry, her jaunty hat, and her four shiny gold-colored booties. That’s right, this isn’t a celebrity you’ve run into on the streets of Schertz, it’s a dog. And a fancy one at that.

In the not-too-distant past, pet accessories consisted of little more than collar and leash. Today, more and more people are treating their pets as bona fide family members, and with that elevated status comes the inevitable accessories. From strollers to life jackets to jewel-encrusted collars, and much more, pet owners have an astounding assortment of products to choose from. Continue…

Caring for Pet Birds

Schertz_iStock_000007800544_LargeBirds can be surprisingly fascinating and even affectionate pets. And, they are undeniably beautiful. Many will even provide melodious background music for our homes and most are quite intelligent, capable of learning to speak word and phrases.

As diverse as they are interesting, pet birds are popular exotic pets that require a lot of planning, understanding, and insight into their husbandry. Continue…

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Oh, The Places You’ll Go: Memorable Pet Travel Destinations

AllPets_iStock_000000915050_LargeYour intrepid pet may be ready to cross state borders again, but where should you go this time around? There are so many incredible pet travel destinations across our country, it can almost be an accomplishment to simply decide where to make all those sweet, relaxing, and playful memories.

To make it easier for you and your pet, we’ve done some of the legwork to get you one paw closer to the fun times you both crave – and deserve. Continue…