A Cancer Journey to Survival

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017

A Cancer Journey to Survival

This is Yeti’s story. My male Lhasa Apso, Yeti, was diagnosed with Pancreatitis about April 2015. Very sick, hospitalized. I remember it because I cancelled a trip to Italy; he was too sick for me to leave him. He recovered. Then started the constant struggle of what to feed him, how much and how often.

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Operation Fill’er Up

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016

Operation Fill’er Up

Have you ever heard a pet lover say, “if I win the lottery, I’m going to open a rescue for all pets.” Yup…I’ve said it – I would totally do that. Pet lovers understand the need in cities across the country to place stray and relinquished dogs & cats in homes or with foster families. The shelters & rescues in our country do an amazing job, with limited resources,...

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Strike Out Cancer PuppyUp Bowl-a-Thon

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016

Strike Out Cancer PuppyUp Bowl-a-Thon

Toki Poki®, a local pet trading card business, is hosting the first PuppyUp Strike Out Cancer Bowl-a-thon event to raise money for the foundation. On September 17, bowlers will bowl for a cause at Oak Hills Lanes on Callaghan Road to support this worthy organization. The PuppyUp Foundation, companions against cancer, is the comparative oncology link to finding causes of cancers affecting pets and people. Their work raises research...

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Potty Like A Rock Star – Teach Your Dog to Potty on Command

Posted by on Jul 14, 2016

Potty Like A Rock Star – Teach Your Dog to Potty on Command

Wouldn’t it be great if your pup could potty on command? Think about long car rides or hotel stays. When you only have a specific amount of time for a bathroom break, you want your dog to “go” as well. Training your dog to potty on cue takes some patience, but once this behavior is learned, it is so useful. IT’S POTTY TIME To get started, determine what that...

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Pet CPR & First Aid Certified

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016

Pet CPR & First Aid Certified

PET TECH CERTIFIED In April 2016 I was certified in Pet CPR and Pet First Aid by Pet Tech Master Instructor, Beth Bowers of Power to the Pawz in Dallas, TX. Our small class of six attendees learned the basic skills needed to help the pets in our care in the event of an emergency. FACT: There are approximately 1 million pet ER visits per year. I don’t claim...

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Pet Photos by Christy

Posted by on May 24, 2016

Pet Photos by Christy

Capturing your pets in photos is Christy’s specialty! Christy Savarino Pet Photography in Floresville, Texas has a way to get your dog to “smile.” And that’s no easy feat. Her professionalism and love for all furry family members enable her to get your dog and cat to show their true personalities. Her website gallery shows the many snouts she has had the pleasure of photographing. Her new birthday series...

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