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Can Pets Spread COVID-19?

This is a good question and here’s what we found . . . According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), “there is no clear evidence at this point to indicate that pets become ill with COVID-19 or that they spread it to other animals, including humans. More investigation is underway and, as we learn more, we will update you. …

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Canine Cough Reminder . . .

Along with the damp Spring weather, Canine Cough seems to be making the rounds again. IBPSA (International Boarding & Pet Services Association)* has provided its member pet care businesses with the following important information about Canine Cough. Please also refer to our blog post, “Canine Cough,” September 18, 2018, for information on Happy Tails’ vaccination policy and the preventative measures …

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For the Love of Pets!

We all know how much we love our pets. They are great companions and they can be lots of fun — but did you know they can also be good for our health? Healthy Pets, Healthy People According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Pets can increase opportunities to exercise, get outside, and socialize. Regular walking or playing …

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Thank you to our faithful customers and our dedicated staff for making 2019 a great year for Happy Tails Pet Resort! A Busy Year It was a busy year for us. We completed several remodeling projects, upgraded and added new services, and enlarged our staff — all to maintain our high standards for quality pet care and the best customer …

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Fourth Annual Winter Blanket Drive

You are invited to participate in our Fourth Annual Winter Blanket Drive to benefit Texas Humane Heroes Pet Adoption Center. We are collecting new fleece blanket throws to help keep rescue animals warm and cozy while they wait for adoption to a permanent home. Please help by dropping off your donation of one or more new fleece blanket throws (they …

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Halloween Costume Contest

Join us for some Halloween fun! Bring your dog by Happy Tails Pet Resort on Halloween, Thursday, October 31, dressed in their best Halloween costume. We will take photos and post them on Facebook. The pooch with the most votes will win a $25 Happy Tails gift certificate. Our hours are 7am – 7pm (closed 11am – 2pm).

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Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, sponsored by the ASPCA to promote the adoption of dogs from local shelters. Of course, anytime is a great time to adopt a shelter dog! We are proud sponsors of Texas Humane Heroes, a local nonprofit pet adoption center dedicated to finding homes for abandoned dogs (and cats, too!). Meet a few of …

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Happy Cats!

September is Happy Cat Month, brought to us by the CATalyst Council to help spread education and awareness about the health, welfare and enjoyment of companion cats.  There is a misconception that cats are so self-reliant that they do not require the attention and affection we lavish on our dogs–but in truth, cats are incredibly social animals.  The CATalyst Council …

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More About Canine Cough . . .

Canine Cough is making the rounds again this summer. IBPSA (International Boarding & Pet Services Association)* recently provided its member pet care businesses with the following important information about Canine Cough. Please also refer to our blog post, “Canine Cough,” September 18, 2018, for information on Happy Tails’ vaccination policy and the preventative measures we employ. Here’s the IBPSA article: …

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National Pet Fire Safety Day

Did you know each year an estimated 40,000 pets die in fires and nearly 1,000 home fires are accidentally started by pets?  To promote pet fire safety, the American Kennel Club (AKC) and ADT Security Services joined forces in 2009 to raise awareness and designate July 15 as National Pet Fire Safety Day.    Prevent Your Pets from Starting Fires …