Dealing with Pet Loss Through Honoring the Memory

I love dogsNo matter how long we have our four-legged friends, it is never quite long enough. Coping with pet loss can be extremely difficult, and the process is no different from dealing with the loss of a close friend or family member.

Honoring the memory of your special friend can be a helpful and uplifting way to help yourself or a loved one cope with the death of a beloved animal. Keep reading to learn more about this method of dealing with pet loss.


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To Give or Not to Give: Animal Charities That Truly Make a Difference

Beautiful Dog PortraitCharitable giving is at it’s highest – and most generous – in the last few weeks of the year. Sure, the implicit tax benefits are running out for the calendar year, but that’s not the entire story. Most people feel compelled to make a difference with their dollars during the holidays – a time when charities need donations the most. For supporters of animal health and wellbeing, we offer the following suggestions for animal charities that benefit both local and national causes.


Ten Incredible Pet Gifts for 2017

bulldog at the Christmas treeIf you’re reading this, you’re probably a dedicated pet owner who strives to deliver only the best for your four-legged friend. This holiday season, don’t get into a rut when attempting to choose from among the year’s best pet gifts. Schertz Animal Hospital has done the work for you. Start clicking and watch your pet’s health and happiness skyrocket!

Safety First

When choosing pet gifts, we encourage you to consider what is and is not safe. Your pet should always be protected from entanglements, choking hazards, poisoning, and electric shock. If you have questions or concerns about a specific product, please let us know.


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Making the Call: When is it Time to See a Veterinary Specialist?

LaboratoryAt Schertz Animal Hospital, we value the relationships that develop with our clients enjoy watching your furry families grow and change. These longstanding relationships make interactions more comfortable and, we hope, instill trust in our recommendations and care.

Because of this partnership in your pet’s care, it can be difficult when it comes time for a referral. Yet, in some situations your pet may benefit from seeing a veterinary specialist.