The Ultimate Pet Boarding Experience at NVC of Calder

Finding a pet boarding facility that feels like a home away from home for your four-legged family member can be a real challenge. That’s why our Neighborhood Veterinary Centers of Calder team has created an oasis that caters to all of your pet's health and emotional wellness needs. Our boarding services offer an unparalleled blend [...]

Making Sense of Alphabet Soup: Understanding Your Pet’s Blood Work

Your veterinarian hands you your pet’s blood work results and your head spins as you try to decipher RBC, WBC, BUN, ALP, and more. This alphabet soup likely means little or nothing to you, when your pet’s health is all you care about. Without extensive medical knowledge, those results can be challenging to understand, so [...]

5 Pet Safety Tips for Your Next Cookout

Cookouts are a summer staple—they allow us to reconnect with friends and family and enjoy delicious food in signature Texas barbecue style. But, at any raucous gathering, your pet has the opportunity for dangerous mischief. The Neighborhood Veterinary Centers team in Calder, Texas, knows cookouts with pets are a non-negotiable part of our culture, so [...]

Mew Digs: How to Welcome Your New Cat

Welcome home, kitty! Our local Neighborhood Veterinary Centers of Calder team has learned that there’s a new cat in town, and we are eager to help ensure a purr-fect transition for everyone involved. Whether your new cat is a wide-eyed kitten or a wizened senior, read our top tips for ensuring a safe, stress-free, and [...]

Getting an Earful: Chronic Ear Infections in Pets

You no doubt feel sad and frustrated as you watch your beloved pet suffering—again—from an ear infection. Southeast Texas pet owners commonly seek care at Neighborhood Veterinary Centers of Calder for their pet with a chronic ear infection. Our knowledgeable team takes a comprehensive approach to this issue by addressing not only the signs, but [...]

Heartworm Disease Prevention FAQs

Heartworm disease is a common conversation topic during veterinary wellness visits. While most pet owners know this condition is dangerous, they often question the need for regular parasite prevention, the disease’s severity, and their pet’s risk. Help safeguard your pet from contracting this deadly condition by reading our Neighborhood Veterinary Centers of Calder team’s answers [...]

Your Puppy’s First Year

Your puppy’s first 12 months are a whirlwind of learning and growing. Make the most of their first year by taking strategic steps to ensure they have a long, healthy, and happy life.   The five building blocks below can form a strong foundation for lifelong canine wellness. When you prioritize these key areas, you’ll see [...]

5 Ways to Show Your Pet Some Love

Love is in the air, and nobody loves you more than your pet. And, of course, the feeling is mutual. Our team At Neighborhood Veterinary Centers of Calder shares five ways to show your pet how much they mean to you this loving season.  #1: Go on an adventure with your pet Sure, pets thrive [...]

Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe Around Pets

Pet owners often ask us for advice and resources that will help ensure their two- and four-legged children peacefully coexist. A child’s safety is a parent’s highest priority, but your pet must also be  comfortable and fear-free around children. Our team at Neighborhood Veterinary Centers of Calder understands the responsibilities of pet owners who also [...]

3 Essential Questions About Your Pet’s Weight

Scroll your social media for a few minutes, and you no doubt will stumble on an adorable pudgy pet with endless rolls and a giggle-inducing waddle. However, once you understand the myriad of health consequences that can affect overweight pets, you may not find these posts so entertaining. Determining your pet’s ideal weight is essential, [...]

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