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Who Needs the Puppy Bowl? Take a Trip to the Cat Show

Posted on · We all know about the big football-related event happening in Greater Houston lately. No, not that one. I’m talking about The Feline PAW Foundation’s international cat show in Deer Park last weekend (Jan. 28-29, 2017). The theme was, fittingly, “Felines, Football and Fun” and, from the Houston Public Media Cat Entertainment Desk, Michael Hagerty brings […]

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Texas Legislature Preview, and Impact of Government Grants on Research: Monday’s Show (January 9, 2017)

Posted on · The Texas Legislature is back in session tomorrow (Jan. 10, 2017). Back on the first day bills could be filed for the session, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick released his list of top ten priorities for the session. But what are the legislative priorities for the rest of the state’s lawmakers this session? On this edition […]

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Keeping Your Hairless Cat Warm, and Pets As Gifts? Answers to Your Pet Care Questions

Posted on · Once again, Houston Matters goes to the dogs…and cats. Dr. Lori Teller from the Meyerland Animal Clinic answers your questions about anything you’d like to know about your beloved dog or cat. On this edition, Dr. Teller answers questions about giving pets as a gift and keeping a hairless cat warm during the winter.

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The Benefits of Canned Pumpkin in Your Pet’s Diet and Finding Behavioral Training: Answers to Your Petcare Questions

Posted on · What are the benefits of adopting a senior pet? How does canned pumpkin help pets with dietary issues? And where should a dog owner go to get behavior training for a newly aggressive canine? Dr. Lori Teller, a veterinarian from the Meyerland Animal Clinic, fields those questions and others about the care and feeding of your […]

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Hate Crimes, SpaceCom and Pet Care: Monday’s Show (November 14, 2016)

Posted on · The number of hate crimes against Muslims reported to police rose by 67 percent in 2015, according to numbers released by the FBI today (Nov. 14, 2016). And, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, there have been more than 200 incidents of hateful harassment and intimidation since Election Day. And, according to the Southern Poverty […]

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Pet Costumes for Halloween and Shar Pei Health: Answers to Your Dog and Cat Care Questions

Posted on · Once again, Houston Matters goes to the dogs…and cats. We welcome your questions for veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller from the Meyerland Animal Clinic. This month, Dr. Teller answers questions including: the safety of pet costumes for Halloween, why the Chinese Shar Pei breed is often susceptible to health problems, and what help exists for seniors who […]

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What Bones Are OK to Give to a Dog? Fielding Your Dog and Cat Care Questions

Posted on · Once a month, veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller from the Meyerland Animal Clinic drops by to discuss the care and feeding of your canine and feline animal companions. On this edition we discuss the growing phenomenon of bringing dogs to work, what bones are okay to give to dogs and solving the conundrum of why a […]

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

Posted on · 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 gives advice […]

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Why Are Dogs Afraid of Thunder? Your Pet Care Questions Answered

Posted on · Once again, Houston Matters goes to the dogs…and cats. Veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller from the Meyerland Animal Clinic joins us to field your questions about the care and feeding of your beloved canine or feline companions. Today, Dr. Teller answers questions about why dogs are often afraid of thunder and other loud noises, whether or […]