Author Archive | Mandi Lovett

Dolly Waits Patiently for CT Scan

Dolly continues to have a constant nose bleed, the official cause of which is still unconfirmed. Her pathology came back inconclusive, so a CT Scan this week or next will be the determining factor in figuring out if she has a cancerous tumor. While she is under, a deeper sample may be obtained for another […]

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Ten Reasons To Adopt Two Cats

We don’t have to tell you that adding a cat to your family is an incredibly rewarding experience, but have you ever though about doubling the fun? Two kitties are better than one and we have 10 reasons why: 10. Cats help lower risk of severe health problems. 9. One cat can become lonely and […]

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Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

America’s favorite and loudest holiday is right around the corner. You’ve bought the fireworks, food, and patriotic outfits, but you’re not done with your holiday prep. Fireworks may be awe-inspiring to you, but they’re frightening to your pet, so be sure to take these extra precautions. More pets run away from home during this holiday than […]

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New Distemper Treatment Shows Promise

There’s a new treatment for distemper helping dogs across the nation and more locally at Houston Pets Alive! It’s Vitamin C. That’s right the same vitamin that helps you fight a cold is being used to treat distemper with promising results. Vitamin C is an important constituent in cellular functions; without it there is cellular […]

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Houston comes together to save ill pup

A dog that had barely reached her first birthday was fighting for her life, again. We had already saved her from imminent euthanasia at a local municipal animal shelter, but now we needed to save her from illness. After we noticed Daisy having trouble breathing and eating, we rushed her to the animal hospital. Veterinarians […]

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Puppy Bowl finds forever homes for dozens

The New England Paw-triots defeated the Pup-delphia Eagles in the Houston Puppy Bowl I. The Paw-triots dragged more toys to their side of the field. Houston Pets Alive! hosted the adoption event at Dogwood Houston. Brady, the quarterbark for New England, and Gronk, their tail end, were an unstoppable team. The puppies wore adorable uniforms […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: All Risks Houston

In conjunction with the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s Week of Giving, All Risks Houston headed out to volunteer with Houston Pets Alive! on Friday, October 20, 2017. All Risks is the largest independent wholesale insurance broker in the country, and they are dedicated to giving back to communities through their employees. Paige Addison, Brokerage Underwriter […]

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Kat Saves Kittens And Adopts Their Mama

Festering in her house while the streets flooded during and post Hurricane Harvey, Kathleen “Kat” McFadden began researching agencies she could work with that would be most impactful to the community. When she finally managed to get out of her driveway, Kat headed over to Houston Pets Alive! (HPA!) because it was closest agency and […]

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