4 Pet Hazards to Avoid This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time for family, friends, and of course, our furry friends. But as excited as your pet may be to join in on the festivities, it's important to be aware of the potential hazards that come along with this time of year. At Embrace Veterinary Care, we...
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Flea and Tick Prevention Tips from a Richmond, TX, Veterinarian

Summertime is the perfect time to spend outdoors, but it’s also flea and tick season. Not only are these bugs hard to get rid of, but they also negatively affect the health of our furry friends. Ticks can carry diseases that cause swelling, fatigue, and kidney issues. Fleas are known to...
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3 Things You Didn’t Know Were Poisonous to Your Pet: Tips from a Vet in Richmond

The Web is a wonderful spot to learn about your beloved pet's needs. After all, having instant access to a plethora of important information makes understanding your dog or cat much easier. However, lots of dog and cat owners don't realize many common products could hurt their furry family members. Nearly...
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Christmas Gift Ideas for Pets from a Veterinarian in Richmond

With Christmas time coming up fast, you've most likely been very busy making your list and checking it twice. If you're having a hard time deciding on the right present for your pet, we can help. The veterinarians here at Embrace Veterinary Care want your dog or cat to stay safe...
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Summer Pet Safety Advice from a Veterinarian in Richmond

With summer well underway, now is an excellent opportunity to enjoy time with loved ones. Sadly, warm summer days and pets do not always mix. When the mercury climbs, it is important to understand how to keep your fur baby out of harm's way. At Embrace Veterinary Care, we do not...
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Most Common Food Toxins That Cause Pet Poisoning in Richmond

by Laurel Douglass, DVM Many of our pet owners ask about potential foods that are toxic to their pets and what they should do if ever their pets consume a food that may be toxic. Here is a list of my most common foods that dogs and/or cats can be exposed...
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Doggy Bad Breath and Brushing Teeth: Info from a Richmond Pet Dentist

Written By Laurel Douglass, DVM Remember when your dog was a puppy? Remember that wonderful smell of puppy paw pads and her puppy breath? Unforgettable!   But what’s happened over the years? Why is her breath so bad? Naturally, without brushing teeth, food particles cling to teeth and develop plaque. If...
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Common Pet Hazards to Avoid this Holiday Season

Few things are worse than needing to take your pet to see an emergency vet during the holidays. After all, the Christmas season is a joyous time that is supposed to be packed with joy and happiness. Unfortunately, it is also a period that tends to be quite dangerous for our...
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Pet Wellness Care Tips from a Vet in Richmond, TX

A big part of being a loving and responsible pet parent is doing everything you can to ensure your companion’s long-term health and happiness. As a vet in Richmond, TX, Embrace Veterinary Care believes strongly in the importance of wellness care as a means of warding off disease and enabling companion...
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Preparing for an Natural Disaster When You Have Pets

September is National Disaster Preparedness Month and the team at Embrace Veterinary Care wants to focus on this important topic. Preparing for any disaster, whether manmade or natural, relies on knowing what to do in the event of any emergency. Adding a pet to the mix also adds to the complexities of sheltering in...
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