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Bark n Wag 15 Minute Vet Talk

Jul 1, 2022

Pet safety over the 4th of July is very important. 

The 4th of July can mean fun, food, friends and fireworks for people, but for our pets, it can feel more like a scary alien invasion! In fact, July 5th is the busiest day of the year for animal shelters, which fill up quickly with animals who panic and flee the bright...


Jun 24, 2022

Dogs can be excellent company in the outdoors. Exploring the wilderness with a furry friend can be an incredibly fun and bonding experience, but only if you plan ahead. If you don’t, bringing your dog could be a dangerous mistake, one that ends abruptly, unpleasantly, or even tragically.

What do you need to know,...


Jun 20, 2022

Here Are Five Tips to Help Ease Separation Anxiety
  • Before You Leave the House, Take Your Dog for a Walk. ...
  • No Touch, No Talk, No Eye Contact. ...
  • Say Goodbye to Your Dog Long Before You Leave. ...
  • Stay Calm and Assertive! ...
  • Start Out Small by Leaving Your Dog Alone for Just Five Minutes. ...
  • Leave Your Dog with a...


Jun 13, 2022

On October 25, 2021, after the most contentious Texas legislative session in memory, the Safe Outdoor Dogs Act was signed into law. THLN never wavered during the six-year quest to pass this legislation, even when it was targeted by an extremist lawmaker and unexpectedly vetoed.

Texas dogs and the communities...


May 30, 2022

Overheated dogs can suffer heat exhaustion, heat stroke or sudden death from cardiac arrhythmias. Panting, followed by disorientation and fast, noisy breathing could signal overheating. Other possible signs: Collapsing or convulsing, bright red or blue gums, vomiting and diarrhea.

How to cool a dog down fast
  1. Move...