34 hours ago
According to BluePearl's head of behavioral medicine, Dr. Jill Sackman, cats are very trainable and have a learning capacity similar to dogs. Does your cat know any tricks? Tell us in the comments.
39 hours ago
Are you looking for volunteer hours? The 7th Annual Sabor Del Northside Festival needs you! Sign up for a volunteer shift at the festival and get updates through the link below!
3 days ago
Help welcome the Greater Grace Trinity Baptist Church to our community and join them at their Open House Community Block Party on March 31, 2018 starting at 10:00 am!
3 days ago
Happy Valentine's Day! We love giving kisses to Othello at the BluePearl Support Center. Post a photo of your pet showing you some love in the comments!
4 days ago
Valentines are red, sad dogs are blue, Magda ate a whole bag of dark chocolate peanut M&M's Team Northfield induced emesis, Gave charcoal and IV fluids, too! From all of us at BluePearl, have a happy – and healthy-- Valentine’s Day with your four-legged sweethearts!
5 days ago
Limb amputation sounds like a scary thing. But for cats and dogs with debilitating and painful disease or trauma to the leg, amputation can sometimes be the best decision for quality of life and pain relief. Most pets with three legs live perfectly happy and normal lives. Dr. Philippa Pavia, a board-certified veterinary surgeon, answers the FAQ about three-legged pets and limb amputation:
Pop quiz! Can you name at least three foods that are toxic to dogs? Check out our list of unsafe foods for dogs for a reminder of what ingredients are harmful for our pets:
Solid Waste Department (SWD) is currently ONLY picking up: REGULAR TRASH as scheduled regularly. HARVEY DEBRIS ~However~ to pick up the Harvey Debris, the homeowner must call 311 first. 311 will mail them an authorization form to complete and re-mail to 311, allowing SWD to enter the property to pick up the debris. Without that release, SWD WILL NOT pick up Harvey Debris. Solid Waste Department IS NOT PICKING UP: Yard Waste / Tree Waste Heavy Trash Q & A Why are some residents heavy trash being picked up and not mine? Answer from SWD: If they pass by with the Truck carrying the pickup claw, and they feel their truck has enough space available to pick up the heavy trash, they have been instructed to do so while they are in the area, their discretion. They also have an option to take it to their nearest Depository. Due to Harvey SWD has extended hours Monday – Sunday 9am to 6pm . Attached please find the Neighborhood Depositories and Recycling Centers locations/times, rules and regulations. http://www.houstontx.gov/solidwaste/pdf_files/003_rules_07072016_(v13).pdf
Those messages should be about recent crime reports for 77009 and include data from HPD, Harris County Sheriif's Office, UHD Police, Metro Police, Precinct 6, Precinct 1 and other law enforcement agencies.
Dexter the Labrador retriever was shot in the head more than once, and a good Samaritan brought him to our BluePearl hospital in Brandon. While it appears the bullets missed his brain, he will need oral surgery to repair jaw damage and begin his journey to recovery. Dexter is getting excellent care by BluePearl clinicians, and rescuers with Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida are working to find him a new home.
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Join the City of Houston as they present the draft of the Complete Communities Action Plan for the Near Northside. http://www.houstontx.gov/completecommunities/nearnorthside/
The big game is tomorrow... we are referring to the Puppy Bowl! Will you and your pets be watching? Don't forget about the kitty halftime show.