Say What? Sago Palms and Pets

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It’s Pet Poison Prevention Week, and what better time to talk about one of the foremost dangers for Texan pets:  the Sago palm.

This toxic plant is all too common in our neck of the woods, and pet owners need to be aware of its potential dangers. Learn all about Sago Palms and pets and how to keep your four legged family members safe.

Identifying the Sago Palm

In order to avoid something dangerous, you need to know how to spot it. Do you know what a Sago palm looks like?

Sagos naturally grow in our climate and may be found in natural landscapes in the area. They are also sometimes used as ornamental plants. These palm-like plants aren’t really palm trees at all, but rather a member of the cycad family. They also go by the name of Coontie Palms or Cardboard Palms. Continue…

Scanning the Scene: Signs of a Real Pet Emergency

BeeVet_iStock_000022610052_Large (4)You know your pet better than anyone, but sometimes it can be difficult to detect the subtle signs that he or she is suffering. What do you do when Fluffy just seems a bit “off?” Indeed, what qualifies as a real pet emergency?

While certain warning signs are anything but vague, some pet emergencies are only addressed as a result of an owner’s hyper-vigilance.

It’s OK to Call Any Time

At BEEVET Animal Hospital, we love our community of pets and animal lovers, and our team seeks to serve every patient who comes through our doors. Continue…