Author Archives: Belle's Mom

About Belle's Mom

I love dogs and cats and being a part of a two great American Animal Hospital Association accredited practices.

Hurricane Preparedness for Pets

As Hurricane Harvey approaches Texas shores and makes it way toward the Houston area, now is the time to make sure you have all the necessary preparations in place for your pet. Following are some of Animal Hospitals Champions Northwest … Continue reading

Posted in Pet Health | Leave a comment

Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth: Step by Step

To encourage your dog to enjoy tooth brushing as a positive activity, try following this four step process. It may take a few weeks to complete the process, so be patient. Use a toothpaste and toothbrush formulated especially for dogs. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Pet Fair on Nov. 7 at Animal Hospital Jones Road

Enjoy a remarkable day of fabulous fun with your pets and their veterinary caregivers at the Animal Hospital Jones Road Pet Fair! All the festivities will be on veterinary hospital grounds at 9570 Jones Road. A few activities include: hospital … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Pet Christmas Portraits Event Was Pawsome!

We had loads of fun shooting pics of you and your fur babies at our Pet Christmas Portraits event on Saturday, December 6. Special thanks to our technician, Victoria Barton, of Victoria Barton Images, who patiently posed the pets and … Continue reading

Posted in Fun Stuff | Leave a comment

Is Your Cat One of Three in the U.S. Infected with Bartonella?

If you are a cat owner in the U.S., the chances of your pet carrying the Bartonella bacteria are one in three, according to National Veterinary Lab, one of the oldest private veterinary laboratories in the U.S. Some studies (1), … Continue reading

Posted in Pet Health | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why Canine Influenza Vaccine?

In the summer of 2013, Animal Hospitals Champions Northwest and Jones Road, changed their standard canine core vaccination protocol, and added the canine influenza vaccine (CIV). Many clients questioned the addition of another vaccine. Some harbored doubt about the need … Continue reading

Posted in Pet Health | Leave a comment

Useful Fourth of July Safety Tips for Your Pet

Independence Day brings celebrations across the U.S. Families and friends gather, barbecues and yard games abound, and the end of day caps with a wondrous display of color in the sky as Americans honor the patriots that adopted the country’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment