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Getting a Rescue Dog to Eat Normal Food: Answers to Your Dog and Cat Care Questions

Each month, Houston Matters goes to the dogs — and cats — as veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller from the Meyerland Animal Clinic joins us to field your dog and cat care questions. Anything you’d like to know about the care and feeding of your canine or feline companion will be welcome. This month, Dr. Teller […]

Photos: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public MediaEach month, Houston Matters goes to the dogs — and cats — as veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller from the Meyerland Animal Clinic joins us to field your dog and cat care questions. Anything you’d like to know about the care and feeding of your canine or feline companion will be welcome.

This month, Dr. Teller gives advice for keeping pets cool in these dog days of summer (pun intended). She also answers questions about getting a rescue dog to eat normal dog food, about a beloved cat who bites one of its owners in bed in the middle of the night, and about how to deal with a dog with an enlarged esophagus.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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