Covid-19: Crossroads Animal Clinic Continuing Operations

We want to let all our clients and their furry friends know that we are open during our regular office hours. We have been designated “essential” by the Texas Veterinary Medical Association and Harris County officials. During this crisis, we are here to help you and your pets in any way that we can. We have instituted enhanced sanitation protocols to protect you and our staff. If you have any personal concerns, we will accommodate you to the best of our ability. Please call us. 281-859-3050

How to Throw Your Dog the Biggest Birthday Bash

For many of us, our dogs are like our children. They’re certainly beloved family members, so we can’t just let their birthdays pass by like any other day. Whether you’re celebrating your puppy’s first year or another year achieved for your senior dog, a birthday party is a great way to mark the occasion. If you aren’t sure of the date for your dog, a party for their adoption day or another special moment in their lives works just as well. 

If you’re ready to throw your dog the biggest birthday bash, here’s everything you’ll need to plan for.

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How to Celebrate Your Cat with a Birthday Party

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A cherished cat is not just a pet, but a member of the family. You wouldn’t skip celebrating your sister or dad’s birthday, so shouldn’t your kitty get some attention on their big day as well? A party is always a great way to celebrate, whether it’s actually for a birthday or, if you’re uncertain when that date is, an adoption anniversary. Here’s everything you’ll need to consider as you plan your cat’s birthday party:

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Crossroad’s 10 Favorite Cat Halloween Costumes: 2019 Edition

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Apart from eating all the candy we can get our hands on and decorating our yards with skeletons and cobwebs, tons of people love to dress up their pets for Halloween. With the best holiday of the year soon upon us, it’s time to think about costume planning. For cats that don’t mind getting all dressed up, we’ve got ten of our favorite Halloween costumes for our feline pals. See if your cat might like one of these styles!

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Crossroad’s 10 Favorite Dog Halloween Costumes: 2019 Edition

halloween costume ideas with a dog

With Halloween approaching, many dog owners may be thinking of how adorable their pet will be in a Halloween costume. For those of us that do everything with our dogs, why should the Halloween festivities be any different? If you’re thinking about taking your dog along for trick or treating or simply letting them roam the house all dressed up, we’ve got some costume ideas that may work for you.

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How to help your dog deal with Separation Anxiety

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Separation anxiety in dogs generally refers to a set of behaviors triggered by the anxious feeling your dog may experience when you leave home, change locations, or when they go from one guardian to another. While there’s no specific cause identified for how dogs develop this anxiety, most vets suspect it is largely related to either negative conditioning or a dramatic shift in a dog’s environment when they were young.

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Top 10 Dog Friendly Restaurants in Houston

Houston’s Best Dog Friendly Restaurants.

Houston’s food and drink scene is expanding rapidly, and if you’re anything like us, you probably want to know: can my dog come, too? As we move slowly out of summer, we’re coming right back around to patio season, a time where people can eat, drink, and live without sweating through the floor at every turn. If you’re looking for a great place to grab a drink and kick back with your best four-legged friend, we’ve got you covered with a few of the best dog-friendly places around Houston.

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5 Dog Breeds Perfect for Apartment Living

When living in an apartment it can be easy to feel hesitant about getting a dog. Depending on where you live, there will be breed restrictions, but you also have to be mindful about the type of dog you get. A dog too loud could upset your neighbors and an energetic dog may need more space than your small apartment. It is important to take the appropriate time to research the perfect dog for apartment living.

Luckily, we’ve done the research for you. Here are five dog breeds perfect for apartment living:

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How to Handle Strays

Finding a stray cat or dog roaming about the streets is more common than you might think. People have found animals in all sorts of unusual places. But what should you do when it happens to you? If you see an animal running loose that seems like it might be in danger from passing traffic or neglect, there are certain ways that you can handle the situation. We’ve got five different actions you can take in order to get an animal to safety.

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How to Adopt Strays

If you’ve found a stray animal that doesn’t have any ID or a microchip, you may decide that you want to take it home with you. This is a viable alternative to leaving them in the shelter, but this doesn’t mean that the cat or dog is yours. A pet counts as someone’s property, so everything possible must be done to find the owners. If you do want to adopt a stray, we have a few tips to help you through the process. Continue reading “How to Adopt Strays”