City auditor's finding doesn't name names, and he's MIA when asked for more information.
Beautiful autumn weather has settled in around the Galveston area; however, the temperatures continue to be warm for this time of year.
When the opening whistle blew, it was all business for head coach Anna Marie Milligan, as she guided the Lady Indians to a 25-9, 25-18, 25-17 win against Fort Bend Marshall in the final match of her 40-year coaching career — all of which was spent at Santa Fe.
(NAPSI)—Just like us, our pets can experience stress; stress can be caused by fear, excitement and anxiety. There is a solution to help your pets manage stressful situations naturally. NaturVet Quiet Moments is veterinarian formulated and recommended to support the nervous system in reducing stress and tension while promoting rest and relaxation. Quiet Moments’ unique blend of thiamine and L-tryptophan helps reduce stress and tension. Ginger supports sensitive stomachs, which is especially important when traveling, while melatonin helps to promote rest and relaxation.
(BPT) - Humans aren’t the only ones that can suffer from asthma. As one of the most common respiratory diseases in cats, asthma affects about 1 percent of the domesticated feline population in the U.S. Cats between the ages of 2 and 8 are most likely to develop the disease.
(BPT) - When you fill your bird feeders and put fresh water in the birdbath this season, you’ll definitely be giving your feathered friends a helping hand. But you could also be serving the greater good!
(BPT) - Bright colors aren’t often associated with winter — but they can be. In fact, a backyard full of beautiful colors and cheerful chirps may be just a few feedings away.
(NAPSI)—Exercise is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle for pets. They need to get up and get active to stay healthy and fit. And, just as for people, exercise is not only important for pets physically, but crucial to their mental health as well. Consider these three things:
(NAPSI)—These days, many people know that spaying and neutering are the most humane and effective ways to reduce pet overpopulation. Not everyone, however, knows that fixing your cat will also address some of the most vexing and bothersome cat behaviors, including:
(BPT) - Summer is fleeting and schedules are filling up quickly, so take advantage of the free time you have to partake in fun activities with those you love the most: your family. It's tempting to stick to the same routine of going to the local playground, taking in a movie or playing in the backyard. Why not try some new experiences this year and go on a family adventure? These five activities are fun for the whole family and will help create lasting memories together. Incorporate a couple (or all five!) ideas into your schedule to finish summer with a bang and begin fall on a fun note.
(NAPSI)—If you’re like most dog owners, you’ve stumbled upon, or even into, a few urine “accidents” from time to time.
(BPT) - For pet owners and their four-legged friends, social activities such as playing at the dog park, hiking through the woods, strolling around town or making new friends at doggy day care are great ways to stay fit, but can also pose health risks. Here are 10 ways to keep your dog healthy and happy:
(BPT) - Attention: If you own a cat, you could be unknowingly exposing friends and family to the embarrassing condition of Stank Face. You know, the universal expression of disgust often caused by litter box odor. Luckily, experts have now determined the primary cause of this controversial ailment; inferior cat litter. And a cure is available thanks to the odor control experts at Tidy Cats.
(BPT) - Millions of cats are in shelters across the country waiting for a loving parent or family to bring them home. Every year, 3.4 million cats enter shelters. Only 37 percent are adopted, while 41 are euthanized and less than 5 percent of cats who come in as strays are returned to their owners, according to the ASPCA.
(NAPSI)—Whether it’s exploring the great outdoors or within the walls of their own home, cats have a knack for making the ordinary extraordinary.
(BPT) - For pet owners and their four-legged friends, interacting with other dogs provides great opportunities for exercise and socialization. Whether it’s playing at the dog park, hiking through the woods, strolling around town or making new friends at doggy daycare, these activities can improve your dog’s mental and physical well-being. They can also put your dog at risk for exposure to health threats.
(BPT) - When you raise animals, from poultry to cattle, hard work and dedication come with the territory. So how do you reward one of the toughest and most valuable members of your ranch or country home when he’s of the four-legged variety? Give him more work to do.
(BPT) - For millions of Americans, pets are a member of the family. They provide companionship and countless memories that last a lifetime. Having a pet-friendly home increases the likelihood that these memories will be positive.
(StatePoint) Summer creates potential everyday dangers for pets because of the heat.
(BPT) - You’ve dreamt of it, done your research and have waited so patiently. The day is finally here when you go get your new puppy. Being a pup parent is filled with joys, but there are a few potential stumbling blocks. With patience, persistence and proactive thinking, you’ll be the best of friends for many years.
(BPT) - The second Saturday of every May is recognized as National Animal Preparedness Day (NADPD) — an event that encourages families to understand the importance of having a disaster plan in place for their pets. Simple planning can cut down on time and energy in the event of a crisis, allowing families to focus solely on getting to safety as quickly as possible.
(StatePoint) Your dog is your best friend, and you take good care of him, making sure he gets quality food and exercise, immunizations and heartworm medication. Why, then, does your veterinarian also insist on a yearly heartworm test?
(StatePoint) Whether you share your home with dogs, cats, birds, turtles or anything in between, you are probably aware of the challenges of protecting and cleaning your floors.
(StatePoint) The cold weather can be just as hard on pets as it is on people. This winter, consider these tips to keep your four-legged family members safe and warm.
(StatePoint) When making holiday plans, consider your pets’ health needs. Here, five veterinary experts weigh in on steps to keep pets happy and healthy amid the hubbub.