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3 Facts for Pet Owners About COVID-19

3 Facts for Pet Owners About COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked questions and concerns over what this means for pet care. Check out these three facts to help you and your pet stay safe and healthy during this time. #1: Rely on reputable sources for current COVID-19 information While you can turn...

Why Puppy Socialization is Vital

Why Puppy Socialization is Vital

New puppy? Congratulations on your new furry family member! One of the best ways you can love your little canine buddy is by socializing him.  Without positively exposing your puppy to new sights, sounds, people, pets, and places during the prime socialization window...

Leash-Training Your Dogs

Leash-Training Your Dogs

In honor of National Walk Your Pet Month, we at Rice Village Animal Hospital want to share these tips for training your dog to walk on a leash.  What should I do if my dog pulls on their leash? Loose-leash walking takes patience and the understanding that, while you...

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Gift a Pet

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Gift a Pet

The image of your friend being presented with a cat or dog with a big red bow seem endearing. But before you decide to put a furry companion underneath your friend's Christmas tree, consider these three reasons why you shouldn't give a pet as a gift.  1. Adopting a...