Pets

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…
Dogs And Cancer
If you're like me, your pets--especially dogs--become like members of your family. Those of us who have dogs--and want them to be in the best health possible--have the usual pet-related health issues we worry about: flea/tick infestations, rabies, distemper, even heart disease. A diagnosis of cancer…
Protect Your Pets!
Let's face it, those of us who live in South Texas aren't used to very cold weather. That's why a lot of us moved here from elsewhere, and why we have "Winter Texans," who come south to avoid sub-zero temperatures and ice & snow where they live the rest of the year. Well, when it gets …
Almost Impossible Trivia for 9/12/13
Congratulations to Amber Hewes of Telferner! She knew the answer to today’s Almost Impossible Trivia Question, and won a couple of yummy Jack In The Box Tacos!
Q:  About 94% of pet owners do THIS…what is it?
Almost Impossible Trivia for 6/17/13
Congratulations to Gloria Delagarza of Victoria! She knew the answer to today’s Almost Impossible Trivia Question, and won a couple of yummy Jack In The Box Tacos!
Q:  According to CNN, in 3/4 of divorces, the woman gets to keep this...what?
A Pets Ten Commandments
This really makes me want to get a dog.  Here are a Pets Ten Commandments
A PETS TEN COMMANDMENTS:
1. My life is likely to last 10-15 years. Any separation from you is likely to be painful.
2. Give me time to understand what you want of me...
Carrie Underwood Rescues Abandoned Dog
Kellie Pickler isn’t the only former ‘American Idol‘ contestant and blonde country star with an animal-friendly heart. Country queen Carrie Underwood bravely rescued an abandoned Labrador the day before New Year’s Eve (Dec. 30) while driving back to Nashvi…
Wildfire Victims And Their Pets Need Your Help
The wildfires that have scarred the Texas landscape are indeed a tradgedy of epic proportion. Those of us who don't live in or near one of the burnt areas need to help the people who aren't so fortunate. Also, let's not forget our four legged friends that have been displaced…
Dogs or Cats? What Your Pet Preference Says About You
Even if it's raining cats and dogs, don't expect the same reaction from everyone.
According to data from Hunch collected in an infographic by Column Five Media, cat people tend to be urban dwellers, prefer petsitting over babysitting, and value ironic humor, while dog lovers are more likely…
San Francisco Considering Banning Sales of All Pets
A proposal to ban all pets sales in San Francisco is being considered by the city’s Board of Supervisors.
According to those who have proposed the ban, the rational behind it is twofold. It would encourage San Franciscans to adopt animals from shelters and rescue organization, and it would put an en…

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