Month: June 2016

Going Camping? Prep Your Pet for the Trip

Camping with Your Dog

If you’re taking a road trip this summer, you may be bringing your four-legged friend with you. Before you hit the highway, though, you need to make sure that your pet is ready for the trip, too. Check out these tips to get your dog ready for your trip. Be Prepared When packing for your… Read more »

Is Grain-Free the Right Option for My Dog?

Because of all the buzz about grain-free dog food, we get that question a lot at Powell Veterinary Service. And the answer is a very ambiguous “maybe.” Why the ambiguity? Many dogs do just fine on a pet food that contains grains. Some even do better eating a diet with grains because of their high-fiber… Read more »

Don’t Let Your Pup be a Victim of this Highly Contagious Yet Preventable Disease

“I’m sorry, but your dog has parvo.” Those are probably not the words you expect to hear or want to hear from your veterinarian. But that’s exactly what one of our clients heard a couple of weeks ago. However, “spoiler alert,” this story has a happy ending. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. Tejana came… Read more »