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Why is Your Dog Not Drinking Water

When your dog isn’t drinking water, it can be worrisome, especially during hot Texas summers. As responsible pet owners, we understand how important hydration is for our canine companions. But what should you do if your dog isn’t drinking water? At Bulverde Animal Hospital, we’re here to help. We’ll explore why your dog may not…

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Are Chrysanthemums Toxic to Cats?

Chrysanthemums, often known for their vibrant blooms and decorative appeal, are a favorite in many gardens and homes across Texas. However, as a cat owner, you might wonder: Are chrysanthemums toxic to cats? Understanding the potential dangers that certain plants pose to our feline friends is crucial. In this blog, we’ll dive into the toxicity…

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Is Tuna Good for Cats?

If you’re a cat owner, chances are you’ve pondered whether it’s okay to share your tuna sandwich with your cat or if a can of tuna makes a good treat. It’s a common question we hear at Bulverde Animal Hospital, and it’s definitely worth exploring. In this blog, we’ll dive into the topic of feeding…

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Can Cats Get Parvo?

When it comes to the health of our beloved pets, understanding the risks and prevention of various diseases is key. One question that often comes up among cat owners is whether their cats can get parvo, a term commonly associated with a highly contagious virus affecting dogs. This blog aims to shed light on this…

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How to Introduce Dogs to Each Other

When it comes to introducing dogs to each other, patience, understanding, and a calm environment are key. Whether you’re welcoming a new dog into your home or meeting a friend’s dog for a playdate, ensuring a smooth introduction can set the stage for a lifelong friendship between the dogs. At Bulverde Animal Hospital, located in…

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Are Cats Truly Nocturnal?

Cat owners tend to be very curious about their pet’s behavior. Have you ever wondered why your cat seems more active at night or during the early morning hours? We generally owe this to cats being nocturnal, but it goes deeper than that. In this article, we’ll explore the intriguing world of feline activity patterns,…

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Do Dogs Get Hiccups?

Have you ever noticed your dog experiencing hiccups and wondered why? You’re not alone! Many pet owners have observed this and often have questions about it. This blog is here to shed light on the topic of hiccups in dogs, exploring the causes, occurrences, and ways to ease them. If you’re looking for more information…

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Are Dogs Omnivores? Dog Diets and More

Are dogs omnivores? This topic is of great interest to pet owners who are keen to understand their canine companions better. We’ll dive into what makes a balanced diet for dogs, the importance of proper nutrition, and how you can make the best dietary choices for your furry family member. Should you have any questions…

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When Is It Okay to Leave Your Dog in the Car? 

As we all know, our four-legged buddies love tagging along for car rides. But have you ever wondered, “When is it okay to leave your dog in the car?” Let’s dig into this topic so you can keep your fur baby safe while running errands or traveling. And remember, if you’re ever in doubt about…

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How to Know When the Pavement Is Too Hot For Your Dog 

When it’s a beautiful sunny day, who doesn’t love going for a walk with their furry friend? But before you leash up your pup and head out the door, have you ever stopped to think if the pavement might be too hot for those sensitive paws? Why Hot Pavement Is a Concern for Your Dog…

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