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Heartworm Disease Facts

Heartworm Disease Facts

The Mighty Mosquito is BACK! With all the spring rain we've had in Texas mosquitos are bad this year.  Heartworm disease is a year-round concern for your Brittanys. The effects of this serious, progressive disease is caused by infection of internal parasites knows as...

Plants that are toxic to your Brittanys and other pets

Plants that are toxic to your Brittanys and other pets

Since we know how much our Brittanys love to dig, investigate, and get into stuff it's important to know which plants are poisonous to pets. Many plants that are harmless to humans are actually deadly for our furry friends. Remember - fresh dirt is one your Brittanys...

Why does my Brittany want to chew EVERY-THING?

Why does my Brittany want to chew EVERY-THING?

Chewing is natural. Brittanys are curious canines. They explore the world around them by sight, sound, smell, and taste. Brittanys use their mouths a lot like we humans use our hands. They’re not tasting your shoes, they’re feeling them. And, yeah, feeling with your...

Love is Blind – Bailey’s Story

Love is Blind – Bailey’s Story

Hello everyone, this is Bailey’s mom and I wanted to update you on how she is doing since becoming blind about four and a half years ago. Bailey’s diagnosis was PRA (progressive retinal atrophy).  Bailey was our first Brittany from BRIT who came to us when she was...

Texas Rescues need YOUR help!! (Sales tax issue)

Texas Rescues need YOUR help!! (Sales tax issue)

Dear friends of BRIT - The Texas State Legislature will re-convene on January 12th, 2021 for the 87th session. Please contact your Texas Representative and Texas Senator about these issues affecting Texas rescue organizations like BRIT. Note – these are State issues,...

Can my Brittany eat Pumpkin?

Can my Brittany eat Pumpkin?

Here are a few things to keep in mind before feeding your Brittany pumpkin. Indulging in everything from pumpkin beers to lattes has become a rite of fall for us humans, but your dog can also get in on the seasonal fun. Pumpkin is likely already in the food your...

Beware the Danger of Corn on the Cob

Beware the Danger of Corn on the Cob

Many Brittanys love to chew on corn cobs...they taste salt, butter, and bits of corn and are fun to chew. However, please don't let them!  Real dangers exist and corn cobs are not recommended for pets.  Corn cobs can cause intestinal obstruction, a serious and...

Ranger – rescued with Mange

Ranger – rescued with Mange

In April, BRIT rescued a 12-week old abandoned puppy who we named Ranger. Unfortunately, this adorable little guy had a really bad, highly contagious, case of mange. He is in intensive care and being isolated. The vets are working really hard to cure him so he can...