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Your Questions About Vaccinations—Answered!

Your Questions About Vaccinations—Answered!

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, created to remind people how important it is to keep their vaccinations up to date. But that advice isn’t just for humans—it’s vital for pets as well. Vaccinating your pet is a relatively inexpensive but very important way to protect his or her health. We think it’s so important … Read moreYour Questions About Vaccinations—Answered!

Welcome Dr. Day!

Welcome Dr. Day to the Team

It’s a great DAY here at Garden Oaks Veterinary Clinic…because we get to officially introduce our newest Associate Veterinarian—Dr. Brandon Day! Dr. Day graduated from Louisiana State University in 2018 and has recently moved from Baton Rouge with his beagle, Kyle, to join our team. Over the next few weeks, you will see Dr. Day … Read moreWelcome Dr. Day!

What Can Allergy Testing Tell You?

So your pet is itchy….REALLY itchy. The keep-you-up-all-night-with-constant-scratching kind of itchy that just doesn’t seem to get any better. Maybe they are also licking their paws, having recurring hot spots or frequent ear infections. It can be extremely frustrating to see your pet suffer from symptoms like this and not know what’s causing it! In … Read moreWhat Can Allergy Testing Tell You?

The Quick Facts About Slow-Kill: Treatment Options for Heartworm Disease

Written by: Stephen Chmaitelli, DVM Hearing that your pet is heartworm positive can be overwhelming. Perhaps you just adopted your pet, who was a stray and has never received preventative care. Or maybe there was a lapse in heartworm prevention when you forgot a few doses, leaving a gap in protection that resulted in infection. … Read moreThe Quick Facts About Slow-Kill: Treatment Options for Heartworm Disease

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Heartworms

Written by: Danielle Matise If you’ve ever owned an animal in Texas, you’ve *probably* heard about heartworms and *hopefully* give your pets regular heartworm protection. But how much do you *really* know about these invisible intruders? Are they actual worms? Are they contagious? Is heartworm disease REALLY that bad? We’re breaking down the most important … Read more6 Things You Didn’t Know About Heartworms

Aftermath of the Plant Fires in Deer Park on Pets

On Sunday morning, a chemical tank at Intercontinental Terminal Company in Deer Park caught on fire and continued to spread to several other tanks, feeding flames, and smoke that were seen up to 40 miles away. As of Wednesday morning, the fire has been extinguished. Still, many people are wondering how the exposure to lingering … Read moreAftermath of the Plant Fires in Deer Park on Pets