Pets

Dog Catches Virus that Causes COVID-19 in Humans
In a press release issued by the Texas Animal Commission, a dog in North Texas has caught the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans. Let me be clear, the dog did not catch COVID-19, but there is cause for concern.  The Tarrant County dog was confirmed to be infected with SARS-CoV-2...
Pet Adoption Event Today at H.E.B. Plus
Looking for a good pet? I know just the place to adopt one. The Dorothy O'Connor Pet Adoption Center in Victoria (sometimes known as 'Adooption' Center) is one of the best places to go. The oldest running pet adoption center in Victoria County, DOCPAC cares for and offers homeless dog…
Video: Dogs “Walk” Humans, Adoptions Rise
We've all seen ads for animal shelters and the Humane Society featuring sad faces of animals looking for their "furever" home. Yes, they can tug at your heart, and are quite often very effective. However, after you see them over and over, they can lose their emotional impact. With this in …
Meet Cuero’s Grumpiest Citizen
A recent letter to the Editor of the Victoria Advocate illustrates the fact that just because someone is a dog-lover, that love doesn't always extend to others, especially children. Mr. Matthew Hough of Cuero felt the need to express his disdain for the local kids who ask if they can pet his dog whe…

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