I have written a previous blog post about this, but since today is the first serious cold front of the year for us in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, it bears repeating- our pets get cold too, just like us! Just because they have fur does not mean they don’t get cold, and we need … More Protect Your Pets in Winter
Most of us are familiar with the Winter Blues- feelings of sadness, depression, and lethargy that can last the whole winter. The Winter Blues are officially known as Seasonal Affective Disorder, or S.A.D. It is caused by a reduced amount of sunlight during the winter. In northern climates, where there is less sunlight during winter … More Is Your Dog S.A.D.?
Today is National Mutt Day! As regular readers of this blog should know, we love our pets at the McAllen Public Library, and we know you do too. National Mutt Day is celebrated twice a year, on July 31st and December 2nd. It began in 2005 to raise awareness about mixed breed dogs and to … More National Mutt Day
As you might have guessed by now, we are all about the pets and pet care at the McAllen Public Library. Over the next few days, weather in the Rio Grande Valley is going to be very near freezing temperature, and below freezing with the wind chill factor. This means that you need to take … More Protect Your Pets in Cold Weather!