How To Avoid A Halloween Pet Emergency

Halloween is lurking around the corner, which means children and adults alike are preparing for all kinds of spooky fun. While you are putting the final touches on your costume and ensuring your home decorations give off haunted house vibes, remember to plan for your pet’s safety and wellbeing to avoid a scary Halloween pet [...]

Does My Pet Have Arthritis?

Like people, pets can develop osteoarthritis. According to some estimates, arthritis affects 20% of dogs and between 40% and 92% of cats, and the condition can manifest in many different ways, depending on an affected pet’s species, age, and health. Despite this degenerative disease’s prevalence, many pet owners don’t realize their pet is suffering until [...]

Essential At-Home Dental Care for Pets

Did you know that dental disease is the most commonly diagnosed medical problem in dogs and cats and that nearly all have the condition by the time they turn 3 years old? Despite this problem’s widespread prevalence, you may avoid providing your pet with oral care because your furry pal will not tolerate having their [...]

When Your Pet Needs Emergency Care

Pets can get sick or injured anytime, whether your veterinarian’s facility is open or closed. Our Neighborhood Veterinary Centers of Jordan Ranch team in Fulshear, Texas, strives to form a close, personal relationship with you and your pet, so we can provide support when they have a medical issue, but our facility isn’t open 24 [...]

Prize-Winning Pup: 4 Ways to Prevent Behavioral Problems in Dogs

If your dog has chewed up countless possessions or will not stop trying to escape from the yard, you’re not alone. Behavioral issues are one of the top reasons pets are surrendered to animal shelters and rescues, and once they become a habit, they can be tough to manage. Fortunately,  you can prevent behavioral issues [...]

3 Ways to Support Your Senior Pet in Their Golden Years

After a lifetime of love and devotion from your four-legged friend, you want to return the favor and help them age with grace through their golden years. Despite their advancing age, senior pets can continue to enjoy many of their favorite pastimes and be an active family member. With a few changes, you can better [...]

6 Ways to Keep Your Pet Cool This Summer

Summer heat is welcomed in many areas of the country, but Jordan Ranch and other Southeast Texas community members know that the heat here can be different. High temperatures and the unrelenting sun can lead to dangerous situations not only for people, but also for pets, especially those who are left in cars and backyards, [...]

Dog Parks: Friend or Foe?

Dog parks are great assets to most communities, because they provide a place for pet owners to socialize with like-minded individuals and for pets to run and play to their hearts' content. However, many people do not realize that dog parks are also disease cesspools that can create conditions for dog fights and serious injuries [...]

Chronic Kidney Disease in Pets

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a common diagnosis among senior dogs and cats. Fortunately, early detection and targeted therapies can slow kidney deterioration and preserve function, helping an affected pet enjoy a good quality of life for months or years after diagnosis. Check out our Neighborhood Veterinary Centers of Jordan Ranch team’s guide to kidney [...]

Tick-Borne Diseases: 5 Things Pet Owners Need to Know

Ticks. That one word can make any pet owner itch with dread and dismay. These small but irrepressible arachnids are responsible for the spread of numerous infectious diseases, including Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, ehrlichiosis, and anaplasmosis, in southeast Texas. The Neighborhood Veterinary Centers of Jordan Ranch team understands that tick-centric blog posts aren’t [...]

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