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The Golden Years: Providing Special Care for your Senior Dogs and Cats

By intern | September 6, 2023

As our pets age, their needs change and their bodies undergo transformations just like ours. The senior years mark a new chapter in their lives, demanding a new level of care and attention. In this article, we’ll get into the importance of caring for senior dogs and cats, highlighting the numerous benefits of providing them…

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Itchy Pet Awareness Month: Common Dog Skin Conditions

By Metro Paws Animal Hospital | August 24, 2023

The arrival of September isn’t just about cooler weather and getting the kiddos back to school. It’s also Itchy Pet Awareness Month. This month serves as a crucial reminder of the importance of understanding and addressing common skin conditions that cause itching in dogs (medically called “pruritis”). Our canine companions can’t communicate their discomfort verbally,…

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Everything You Need to Know About Heat Strokes in Pets

By Metro Paws Animal Hospital | July 21, 2023

Summer is a fun time for us and for our pets too! Unfortunately, in Texas, summertime comes with scorching temperatures that can put our pets at risk for a heat stroke. With temperatures soaring well above 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the extreme heat can be serious for our furry friends. Pet owners must prioritize their pet’s…

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Summer Pet Safety Tips

By Metro Paws Animal Hospital | July 17, 2023

The weather is getting hotter and lake days are calling, which means that summer is officially here! We want you to enjoy the warm weather and have a safe enjoyable summer with your pet.  Here are a few helpful tips for preparing a happy and healthy summer for everyone in your family.  How to Keep…

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3 Common Health Issues in Small Dogs and How We Treat Them

By Metro Paws Animal Hospital | June 27, 2023

Physical Challenges Small Pets Are Prone to and Their Treatment Plans From “purse pups” and those you can pop into your bike basket to big dogs with no sense of personalspace and the enormousness of breeds like Alaskan malamutes, canines certainly come in all sizes. Whether you have a tiny dachshund or a Great Dane…

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Your Dog’s “Senior Moments” Could Indicate Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

By Metro Paws Animal Hospital | June 10, 2023

Some characteristics associated with “senior” dogs may be part of a clinical syndrome called “Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome.” Read this article to see if your pet’s behaviors are consistent with CDS.

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8 Tips for Maximizing Fun While Keeping Your Pets Safe This Memorial Day

By Metro Paws Animal Hospital | May 25, 2023

Pet-Proofing Your Home and Outdoor Areas Will Ensure the Holiday Goes Smoothly Memorial Day weekend—sunset soirees, swimming, and barbecued food. Is there anything better than time off from work when the weather is (typically!) nice? We think not, although, as veterinarians, we want to be sure that those of you with pets put some precautions…

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5 Common Large Dog Breed Ailments and What You Need to Know

By Metro Paws Animal Hospital | May 5, 2023

The size of our big furry friends may lend themselves to certain diseases and health issues. If you’re a big dog owner, here are some things to be aware of to keep your pet happy and healthy.

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Everything You Need to Know About Pet Echocardiograms

By Metro Paws Animal Hospital | May 2, 2023

With the addition of echocardiograms to our services, we’ve provided an accurate list of information on the procedure, heart disease symptoms, and answers to echocardiogram FAQs in this article.

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Metro Paws is Now Providing In-House Echocardiograms

By Metro Paws Animal Hospital | April 27, 2023

We’re thrilled to offer echocardiograms, a specialized ultrasound of the heart. Read more about our new service here!

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