Pets

Dog Catches Virus that Causes COVID-19 in Humans
In a press release issued by the Texas Animal Commission, a dog in North Texas has caught the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans. Let me be clear, the dog did not catch COVID-19, but there is cause for concern.  The Tarrant County dog was confirmed to be infected with SARS-CoV-2...
New Interactive Mural Inspires Pet Adoption
The interactive mural is expected to be finished mid-Februrary and located at Victoria Animal Control. Brittany Carney Rodriguez, muralist from Edna, dreamed up a mural to motivate people to go out and adopt a pet.   The amount given by the county will supply barely enough paint towards Rodriguez's …
H.E.B. Pet Fest Today
Looking for a good pet? I know just the place to adopt one. The Dorothy O'Connor Pet Adoption Center in Victoria (sometimes known as 'Adooption' Center) is one of the best places to go. The oldest running pet adoption center in Victoria County, DOCPAC cares for and offers homeless dog…
Top 25 Male / Female Dog Names of 2015
According to Rover.com, some timeless dog monikers, like “Ginger,” “Sadie,” “Coco” and “Max,” are still very much in use. But other names on the list may be somewhat more unfamiliar.
Do Pets Make Kids Smarter?
If you have or are thinking of having kids, it might be a good idea to also add a pet to the equation. That’s because last month a study found that babies who grow up in households with pets are healthier than their pet-less counterparts. And now a survey of children suggests that ha…

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