Drumroll, Please! Schertz Animal Hospital’s Top 10 Pet Care Blogs of 2018

As another year draws to a close, we want to pause and reflect on what an incredible year it’s been. Each day brought its share of laughter, tears, joy, and lots and lots of learning and growing, and we couldn’t be more thankful!

Our pet care blogs are an important part of our ongoing commitment to ensuring pet owners have all the information they need to make informed decisions. That’s why we’re pleased to bring you the list of our most popular blog posts of 2018!

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To Tree or Not to Tree: Cats Versus Christmas Trees

Cats versus Christmas trees is a matter of holiday pet safety

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… for your cat to tear apart any holiday decorations you put up, that is. If you have cats, this comes as no surprise. The internet is full of “hilarious” videos of cats versus the Christmas tree, but your cat’s natural affinity for the biggest cat toy in town can not only wreak havoc on your holiday decor, it can also be dangerous for her.

It is possible to have a merry and bright Christmas, though, even with cats and Christmas trees. Here, Schertz Animal Hospital explores some ways to answer the question: to tree or not to tree?

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Holiday Gifts for Cat Lovers to Buy Right Meow!

Gifts for cat lovers can include veterinary care for cats

Do you know someone who just loves cats? They might giggle over funny cat videos on replay for the thousandth time or beguile others with pictures of their favorite breed. They likely wear certain clothing with a decidedly feline motif, dress up at Halloween like Totoro or Felix, and fall asleep to the sound of purring.

Without a doubt, we all know someone like this (or, ahem, might be someone like this!), and we can’t help but be charmed. But what to get this unique person for the holidays? Look no further than our list of gifts for cat lovers!

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Protecting Your Dog’s Paws: Winter Paw Care

Winter paw care can prevent illness in pets.


Even though we don’t get much snow in Texas, winter can still be brutal on a dog’s paws. Exposed to the elements, paws are at risk for drying, cracking, trauma, and picking up toxic chemicals from the ground. Luckily, there are some tips and products that can ease these problems for paws.

Schertz Animal Hospital helps out with some thoughts on winter paw care, and how you can keep your dog’s pads healthy and happy throughout the winter.

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