Annual Pictures with Santa

4th Annual Pictures with Santa!!  
Join us on
 Friday, December 12, 2014 from 2-5:30 pm


    Bring your fur babies in with their holly-jolly Christmas gear and enjoy a complimentary photo session.  Pictures will be sent via email to each recipient and a FREE printed copy will be sent the following week in time for Christmas cards.  

    Don’t worry, you can bring your human children too!!  

    Looking forward to seeing all of you again this year!!  It has been such a blessing to us to have your support for this event …Read More

Paws and Give Thanks

       LazyPaw Animal Hospitals is happy to team up with the students of Frisco High School to support our local animal shelter.  The Frisco High School student chapter of USITT, United States Institute of Theatre Technology, has chosen Collin County Animal Services as it’s charity to support this year.  Members of USITT are raising non-monetary donations for the animal shelter.  Kroger has been kind enough to all them to use their facility to ask for donations and we are happy to support their efforts and store these items until we can get them to the shelter.  Keep in …Read More

LazyPaw Animal Hospitals knows that the Frisco Chamber of Commerce Works

Julaine Hunter, DVM                                  

       As a local business, LazyPaw Animal Hospitals knows that the Frisco Chamber of Commerce works.  This not-for-profit organization provides the local and surrounding communities information on city events, goods and services, and offers local businesses support and networking opportunities because it recognizes the value of business to business relationships. This 1000 member strong group, hosts key events throughout the year which promote, recognize and connect its membership, putting like-minded organizations and professionals committed to quality …Read More

Incessant Dog Barking: MAKE IT STOP!!!

Incessant Dog Barking: MAKE IT STOP!!!

Dr. Julaine Hunter

      Do you or your neighbor have a dog who incessantly barks for no reason or for no reason you can perceive?  Nuisance barking is a big problem in some pets.  In some parts of the country hefty fines and even incarceration of the perpetrator is performed.  My main rule of training is as follows: Behaviors that are rewarded INCREASE so reward your dog with attention, affection or treats only when she is calm and IGNORE bad behaviors and REDIRECT them and praise for the positive behaviors she displays. …Read More

Judge: Needs a Forever Home

 Judge: Needs a Forever Home
   Call LazyPaw and we will share his current owners information

From His Current Owners who are terrific and are in a position that Judge needs a new home.

• Age:  6 years (DOB: October 2007)

• Weight: 70 lbs

• Color: Brown with white markings

• How we came to own Judge:  adopted him as a 6 week old puppy from the Waco Humane Society

• Current medical information:  Current with all shots (5/15/2014) and heartworm/flea prevention (Trifexis monthly). Takes Prozac daily for separation anxiety. He currently eats grain free Blue Buffalo brand dog food which has significantly improved his skin. Previously ate …Read More

Friscos Annual Community Clean-Up

 Julaine Hunter, DVM 

On Saturday, April 26, 2014, LazyPaw Animal Hospitals’ Practice Manager, Kinsey Eliot, and Canine Ambassador and Public Figure, Elfie, will be participating in the Frisco Young Professionals “Clean It and Green It” event from 8AM until 10:30AM.  FYP members are participating in Frisco’s Annual Community Clean-Up and Earth Day Celebration!

Hall Office Park is their slated area for community beautification.   Immediately prior to, participants and their family members will connect up in IKEA’s Family Parking area at 8:30 a.m. for team sign in, organization and distribution of clean up supplies.  

All event participants shall receive …Read More

White Coat Ceremony for OSU Vet Students

 Julaine Hunter, DVM
25 April 2014

Last summer LazyPaw Animal Hospitals was lucky to have not only one but two veterinary students elect to spend their summer working in our Frisco hospital. These two exceptional individuals are students at Oklahoma State University, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences in Stillwater. This past fall both elected to leave us and to return classes.   (I guess this is not too surprising given the amount of dedicated time, emotion and money expended getting to where they are today.)  What is amazing is that despite their jam packed schedules both have continued their …Read More

Easter Lilies are Toxic to Cats

Easter Lilies are Toxic to Cats 
Julaine Hunter, DVM

Spring is a time of new growth and rebirth, celebrated by many with symbolic plants. One of the most commonly given and received is the Easter lily. Unfortunately, this plant, along with some of its beautiful cousins, is highly toxic when consumed by cats. Ingestion results in kidney damage which, if left untreated, is often fatal within three to seven days.

Members of the species of the genus Lilium (Easter lily, Tiger lily, Rubrum lily, Japanese show lily and Asiatic hybrid lily), some species of Hemerocallis (day lilies) and possibly …Read More

Texas Veterinary Medical Associations Annual Conference

Texas Veterinary Medical Association’s Annual Conference
by Julaine Hunter, DVM

       This past weekend LazyPaw Animal Hospitals practice manager, Ms. Kinsey Eliot, participated in the Texas Veterinary Medical Association’s Annual Conference held in College Station on the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine campus.  A student focused event kicked off early Saturday, March 1st with a Veterinary Student/Veterinary Medical Professional Social.  This get together was an opportunity for students to meet professionals from across the state and the nation to set up summer jobs, internships and externships for the coming year.

      …Read More

LazyPaw at the FISD Job Fair

Julaine Hunter, DVM
26 February 2014

On Friday, February 20, 2014, LazyPaw Animal Hospitals’ Veterinary Practice Manager, Ms. Kinsey Eliot, teamed up with numerous other local professionals and regional company representatives to share with Frisco ISD 6th – 12th grade students and Collin College students what it takes to be both professionally and personally successful in the veterinary medical field.

Ms. Elliot was an ideal representative for this conference because she has worked in many different facets of the industry, is the customer service liaison in our practice and, in addition to managing several different working parts …Read More

Canine Companions for Independence (CCI)

 At LZPAH we are privileged to be included in the lives of our pet owners beyond an annual exam or emergency visit. We have built lasting relationships which have afforded us the opportunity to share in their triumphs from birth announcements to job promotions to quitting smoking as well as to support them in times of trouble such as the loss of a parent or the sudden illness of a family member.  The trust engendered to us by our Frisco friends and neighbors is awe inspiring at times. I am going to share with you one of our client’s stories …Read More

Winner: Star Local Medias 2013 Readers Choice Best Veterinarian

Star Local Media’s 2013 Reader’s Choice
Best Veterinarian 

Most people today are familiar with the standard boilerplate of every veterinarian espousing that patient care is a team effort. The difference at LazyPaw Animal Hospitals is that this much touted philosophy is OUR standard of practice. Our staff and veterinarians consist of a special group of people, Frisco and Dallas North Texas friends, neighbors and fellow parents, who want to live in an area ideal for raising children and to work locally in a safe and productive environment.

As a community leader, LazyPaw Animal Hospitals highly values …Read More

Answering the Question: Is she Spayed?

Revolutionary test determines female reproductive status in both dogs and cats… without surgery!!!

J. Hunter, DVM 

Veterinarians and veterinary staff members, rescue groups and animal shelter

employees have long struggled to answer the following question when evaluating a female stray: “Is she spayed?”

Most of us can tell an intact male dog or cat from a neutered one as they typically will proudly display and broadcast their reproductive status far and wide.   With the females of these species it is very different.

Why? No definitively accurate blood test for determining spayed or unspayed status has been available.  

Advanced …Read More

Kinsey Eliot is Frisco Young Professional of the Month

LazyPaw Animal Hospital very own Practice Manager, Ms. Kinsey Eliot was voted this month’s young professional of the month by the Frisco Young Professionals organization. This new recognition program is designed to spotlight the outstanding accomplishments of its members, and we feel it is only fitting that she is the incepting member.  We are so pleased and so very proud that we are not the only ones who recognize Ms. Eliot’s tireless commitment to customer service, patient care and community involvement.

Want to know more about this impressive individual?  Read on…

Where are you from originally?

I grew up in Friendswood, …Read More

How to Save Your Christmas Tree from Acrobatic Ninja Cats

 How to Save Your Christmas Tree from Acrobatic Ninja Cats

                                  Julaine Hunter, DVM                                                                          2013-12-06

After a silly little FaceBook posting, several folks asked me how to anchor a Christmas tree.  As a veterinarian and a Mom, I have experience with failed methods (I did tell you I am …Read More

Who takes care of Santas Reindeer? A veterinarian, of course!


Who takes care of Santa’s Reindeer?  A veterinarian, of course!

Julaine Hunter, DVM

       This career day season has started off with a bang.  Because of our tremendous LazyPaw team, I am fortunate to be able to regularly spend time out of the office and in our Frisco Community.  I visit several Frisco Independent School District schools each year where I answer questions about my profession as well as my own specific areas of veterinary practice.

       When I visit the schools we spend a lot of time discussing the different …Read More

Career Day at Fowler Middle School

 Fowler Middle School

19 November 2013

It is hard to believe it is mid-November already.  This year has flown by for us at LazyPaw Animal Hospitals  , and it is high time for a bit of a breather.  On Tuesday, November 19, 2013 I had the distinct honor of representing my  business and my profession for the 3rd consecutive year to the fabulous students of Fowler Middle School.  Fowler is a model representative of our Frisco Independent School District.  One of my favorite stops, what a great place from which to kick off the career day season!

Our school liaison, Ms. …Read More

Doc Hunter was a Guest Reader for the Literacy League

                                                                     11 November 2013, Julaine Hunter, DVM

On Friday, November 8, 2013 I had the distinct pleasure of being a guest reader for the Bledsoe Elementary School Literacy League, a program designed to bring community leaders together to inspire young readers. This program was spear headed by Laurie Cook, this year’s book fair chair and literacy league coordinator. I was lucky enough to be scheduled for four …Read More

LazyPaw Animal Hospitals Sponsors Barktoberfest

 by Julaine Hunter, DVM

This past Saturday, October 19, 2013 LazyPaw Animal Hospitals’ veterinary team celebrated with the Frisco Humane Society at its 8th annual Barktoberfest in Frisco Commons Park in Frisco, Texas.  This annual and all inclusive family event is free and dedicated to celebrating the lives of rescued and repurposed pets.

 This year LazyPaw was both a vendor and a sponsor, helping to raise money for FHS’ continuing work to save the lives of homeless pets while educating the general public about common household pet hazards. A chance to enter our free raffle for implantation of an internationally …Read More

Halloween Hazards

 Halloween Hazards

by Julaine Hunter, DVM

What could be better than an evening spent traipsing around the neighborhood dressed as your favorite superhero, fantasy character or your little brother’s worst nightmare personified?  An annual event designed to be full of imaginative fun celebrating the wonder and magic of childhood, Halloween can be a stressful and even dangerous time of the year for some.  

Those with young children can empathize with the anxiety and fear some pets experience when the front door opens to reveal an otherworldly alien or ghoulish demon.  Some pets faced with such a visitor turn tail and head for …Read More

Frisco ISD is Hosting a Business Symposium

Frisco ISD is hosting a business symposium for the Independent Study and Mentorship Program students on Friday, October 11, 2013 from 8:30 AM until noon at the FISD Administration Building and Career and Technical Education Center. 

Business professionals including LazyPaw Animal Hospitals’ Practice Manager, Kinsey Eliot, will be volunteering their time to conduct mock interviews, evaluate student resumes and assisting in improving networking skills. 

Volunteers are still needed!

Please contact Frisco ISD Gifted and Talented Coordinator Julie Martin or 469-633-6839 by Friday, September 27, 2013 if you can help. Go here to learn more: 


LazyPaw Wins Frisco STYLE Best of Business Award

 LazyPaw Wins Frisco STYLE Best of Business Award

LazyPaw is purr-oud to announce that we’ve received 2013 Frisco STYLE Best of Business award! For the last 11 years, Frisco STYLE has published a Best of Business issue that distinguishes the top businesses in the Frisco area for overall excellence. This year, LazyPaw Animal Hospitals has won! 

Dr. Hunter and Dr. Bilhartz, together with their LazyPaw Animal Hospital Staff, attended the awards ceremony on Thursday, September 26 at The River Club by WinStar World Casino at FC Dallas Stadium where they received the Best of Business Repeatable Processes Award. …Read More

Rabies Awareness: For School Kids and Their Families

 With the Recent Rabies cases in The Colony a quick note on Rabies.

Rabies Awareness: Information and Instructions for School Kids and Their Families

What is rabies?

• A sickness affecting the brain of mammals – animals with hair.

• Rabies makes wild animals act strangely: no fear of people, have trouble walking or flying

• Wild mammals with rabies can give this illness to other mammals (people included!) through a bite or a scratch that breaks the skin. It can also be transmitted if saliva from the rabid animal gets into the eyes, nose, mouth or open cuts of another mammal.

• Rabies is almost always …Read More

Fun water activities with your dog

Fun water activities with your dog 

By Dr. Brent Bilhartz

With Frisco temperatures climbing into the 90s, now is a great time for a dip with your dog. Whether it’s in the pool, lake, a fountain, or the ocean, water activities are a wonderful way to chill out and cool down with your pup.

Before you make plans to play in the water, check local rules to make sure dogs are allowed. Also ask yourself whether your dog is comfortable with the water and a strong swimmer. If you’re not sure how well your pet handles water, purchase a water safety harness …Read More

Cool down with your dog with this summer

Cool down with your dog with this summer

Julaine Hunter, DVM
LazyPaw Animal Hospitals

Warmer summer months are a great time to chill with your four legged friend outside. But when warm weather turns hot, you should take extra precautions to keep your pup cool. 

Dogs pant instead of sweat, but when weather is hot and humid, sometimes panting isn’t enough. It’s important to know when your pup is too hot and take measures to keep them as cool as possible when the temperature cranks up.

Know the signs of heat stroke.

If your dog drools excessively, has …Read More

Heat stroke In Dogs

Heat stroke

Julaine Hunter, DVM

Diplomate ABVP (Equine Practice)

LazyPaw Animal Hospitals

Hyperthermia is the scientific name for elevated body temperature.  In dogs, elevations of rectal temperatures above 103°F are considered to be abnormal and hyperthermic.  In the absence of illness, body temperatures in excess for 106°F are commonly attributable to exposure to excessive external environmental temperatures.  Multiple organ failure and often death occur when the body temperatures reach 109°F.  

Unlike us, dogs lack the ability to sweat efficiently, relying instead upon panting to exchange heat.  Vigorous exercise during hot days or over-exertion in relatively low humidity and temperature situations can result in …Read More

Fourth of July Firecracker Anxiety

 Fourth of July – Firecracker Anxiety

The Fourth of July is a fantastically fun holiday crammed with celebration, food, friends, and of course—fireworks. Though fireworks can be the highlight of the season for adults and kids, for pets they can be confusing, nerve-racking, and even terrifying. This holiday season don’t ignore your pet’s anxiety about fireworks. Instead, help them feel comforted so they can enjoy the show along with you.

Dog behavior expert Cesar Millan recommends taking a long walk with your pet before the celebrations begin, and we agree. A key safety consideration for July 4 in Texas is the …Read More

LazyPaw Supports the NTXMA

2nd Annual 4th of July 10-Mile Hump Honors Veterans

Tomorrow North Texas veterans and their families and supporters will be walking 10 miles to honor those who have served in US military organizations. This year Drs. Hunter and Bilhartz will be participating together with their little family.  The march will kick off at 7:30 am at Mourning Dove Park at 11219 Round Mountain Drive in Frisco.  There will be family entertainment provided by Bounce for Fun and GameTruck HQ, and refreshment provided by My Fit Foods.  

A brief history: Last summer, former US Marine Sergeant Cliff Sosamon took the friendly …Read More

Pick the Right Boarding Facility for Your Dog

 How to Pick the Right Boarding Facility for Your Dog

By Dr. Brent Bilhartz

Leaving your furry friend behind when you have to travel can cause a lot of anxiety, and not just for Fido or Fifi. It’s scary to trust the care of your fuzzy family member to someone else, which is why we’ve outlined some tips on how to choose the right boarding facility.

The best way to start your search is through recommendations. Read online reviews and poll co-workers, groomers, dog and cat owning neighbors and trainers about what they’ve heard and what their experiences have been. …Read More

Summer Travel Tips for Pets

Summer Travel Tips for Pets

By Brent Bilhartz

As we turn the corner on the summer solstice, lots of us are planning a vacation that might include Fido or Fifi. Before you hit the road with your furry friend, consider these tips to help your trip be as fun and safe as possible.

The best thing you can do to ensure everyone enjoys a smooth trip is research before you go.  Websites such as PetsWelcome.com and PetTravel.com list resources for finding pet friendly hotels, parks, day care, vets, and airline guidelines. Once you have selected a hotel, always contact them directly to ensure …Read More

Prosperity Place Fun Run


LazyPaw participated in the Prosperity Place Fun Run as a top-level sponsor on Saturday, May 18. The annual run benefits Prosperity Place, a center for children with special needs that offers therapeutic and financial services to these children and their families.  This safe haven revolves around the idea that a family is a child’s greatest advocate. They work to educate families on how to find the necessary resources available for their child and how to fully utilize these resources so that their child can reach their full and unique potential.



Photo courtesy of Prosperity Place

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Frisco Sunrise Rotary Paddy Dash

LazyPaw Animal Hospitals participated in and donated to the Frisco Sunrise Rotary Paddy Dash 5K on March 9, a run that benefitted the North Texas Military Association (NTXMA). The NTXMA is a group of military veterans and their friends and family dedicated to ensuring veterans get the recognition they deserve and help they need. NTXMA works hard to mentor veterans, supporting veteran success in higher education and donating funds to veterans in need. LazyPaw was honored to have the privilege of running and walking the dash with NTXMA members. You can find photos from the event on the …Read More

NTXMA Memorial Day Visit to DFW National Cemeter


The LazyPaw staff spent their Memorial Day at the DFW National Cemetery placing flags on the gravestones in remembrance of the many fallen veterans. More than 1,300 volunteers joined them, including three new groups to the Memorial Day tradition. Volunteers adorned the gravesites, adding a patriotic touch to each and every gravestone that resulted in the cemetery grounds being covered in red, white, and blue.



Photo courtesy of Fox News DFW


LazyPaw Animal Hospitals came out and supported the event with about 70 North Texas Military Association (NTXMA) volunteers. The NTXMA is a …Read More

Hope Park Build Week

LazyPaw’s very own Dr. Julaine Hunter put down her stethoscope and picked up a hammer to participate in helping the Hope Park Build Week from April 5th to April 14th in Frisco, Texas. Hope Park Build Week is a construction event working to build a park to accommodate students with special needs, helping with sensory issues, speech, and developmental and physical delays. Hope Park works to bring these children together and help them to build up their self-confidence while making friends and playing together. 

Hope Park Final Rendering-photo credit Robyn Olschewsky

Hunter strongly believes that all children …Read More

Kennel Cough Vaccines Are Annual

Bordetella bronchiseptica is a ubiquitous bacterial organism which causes respiratory disease and is most commonly seen in canine patients; however, strains do affect other mammalian species. Spread or transmission is typically through direct contact to respiratory secretions thus the greatest risk of exposure occurs in situations where dogs are in close proximity to one another: boarding facilities, grooming salons, play cares, dog parks and competitive events.

So how do dogs contract the causative agent in the first place?

Well there’s always a source. The problem is that the infected individual may not be recognizable as it takes a …Read More

Frisco Young Entrepreneur Academy

Dr. Brent Bilhartz, LazyPaw Animal Hospitals veterinarian and local, small business owner, attended this year’s Frisco Young Entrepreneur Academy’s (YEA) investor meeting tonight. Presentations were made to a panel of local investors in the event sponsored by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, Frisco Economic Development Corporation and the City of Frisco’s Independent School District, a culmination of 9 long months of hard work.


The YEA program is revolutionary one which was showcased on Fox 4 News on Sunday, January 20, 2013.


Over a 9 month period the YEA program guides young professionals grade 6th through 12th through a business formulation process. …Read More

Frisco Montessori Academy

Julaine Hunter, DVM

Elfie goes to school!

Today Dr. Hunter accompanied Elfie, LazyPaw Animal Hospitals’ official Canine Ambassador, to Frisco’s premier Montessori school, Frisco Montessori Academy. With Dr. Hunter’s assistance, Elfie demonstrated the mechanics of dog teeth brushing, the basics of dog grooming , including nail trimming and coat brushing, as well as the importance of regular check-ups. Visual aides were employed to illustrate how important it is for dogs and cats to have access to only appropriately sized toys and that even the most fun toys often require supervised use including but not limited to rope toys, balls and those …Read More

Citizens Police Academy Julaine Hunter

2/28/13 Citizen’s Police Academy, week 2

Today we continued to expand our understanding of the responsibilities and tasks of another level of the Frisco Police Department’s Organizational Chart. We met with experts in various upper echelons of administration who are responsible for overseeing an effective and productive police force through all levels of the rank and file. We received a summary explanation of a few of the department’s general orders, essentially police officers’ rules to live by and standard operating procedures and directives which ensure the fair, safe and profession execution of officers’ numerous duties.

A topic of recent local discussion has …Read More

Julaine Hunter at Frisco Citizens Police Academy

By Julaine Hunter, DVM                                                                                           

26 February 2013 

     This past Thursday evening I joined several other Frisco residents at the Frisco Police Department for the first class of this year’s Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA). The stated goal of the program is to “improve the relationship and rapport between the Frisco Police and the citizens of Frisco.” 

     Our introductory lecture was illuminating. We were afforded the opportunity to share with the group our motivations for taking the class. We were treated to a thorough overview of the Frisco Police Department’s organization as well as a brief summary of all of its subcategories …Read More

Frisco Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting

LazyPaw Animal Hospitals is very active in the Frisco community and we enjoy networking with other businesses right here in Frisco. Our practice manager Kinsey Eliot joined the Frisco Chamber February 20, 2013 to honor two of our local businesses and wants to give them a shout out.

The first ribbon cutting ceremony was for a new restaurant in town that dishes out barbecue with flair, and uses only the freshest ingredients. Three Stacks Smoke & Tap House has just opened their doors this week, and caters to the professionals and the families of Frisco, TX. They have a quick, cafeteria style lunch …Read More

Raccoons and Distemper Virus, Companion Animal Risks

Raccoons and Distemper Virus, Companion Animal Risks

J. Hunter, DVM, 3 February 2013

Many clients have expressed concern with regards to recent, local reports of raccoon distemper cases. Closely related to the human measles virus, the viral agent, CDV or canine distemper virus.  CDV is typically contracted by animals in an immune susceptible state. In dogs, this means that puppies aged 3 to 6 months are at greatest risk for infection AND have the highest rate of mortality. Unvaccinated adult dogs are also at great risk to contracting this disease. History has shown us that the disease can spread like wildfire, especially under …Read More

Puppy Classes and Puppy Exam’s

On Saturday, February 2, 2013, Dr. Hunter assisted What A Great Dog owner and instructor, Maureen Patin, during back to back puppy socialization sessions.

Designed to encourage exposure to other young dogs in a structured, safe environment while under the direct supervision of a WAGD trainer, classes incorporate the teachings of celebrated behaviorist, Dr. Ian Dunbar, a strong advocate of puppy owners introducing early young dogs to experiences and situations they are likely to encounter later on in life.

Dr. Hunter performed abbreviated physical exams affording puppies practice at being handled by a stranger. A nose to tail examination in a relaxing environment …Read More

Julaine Hunter at Stafford Middle School

Dr. Hunter will be returning to Stafford Middle School for the Spartans’ annual career day event on Friday, January 18th. Joining her to augment her presentation about careers in veterinary medicine will be Katydid, a kid-loving and keen, canine assistant. Katy serves to provide a 3-D perspective of how small animal veterinarians do what they do and logistically why tests are performed in a specific manner through demonstrations of the standard “nose to tail to toes” examination. With Katy’s willing aid, Dr. Hunter’s power point presentation images are brought to life thereby enhancing students’ comprehension of day to day and unusual case …Read More

Dr Hunter at Leadership Symposium

This week Dr. Hunter will be joining many Frisco residents in attending the annual TEEX (Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service) 2013 Leadership Development Symposium.

This symposium is designed for fire and EMS service staff, command members and citizens desirous of developing their management and leadership skills, improving their knowledge of methods to protect the public safety, budgeting and much, much more. Though sessions are geared specifically to meeting the continuing education requirements of Texas fire officer and EMS personnel, all service providers committed to enhancing public safety would benefit from this intensive lecture series.

The message for this year’s symposium is …Read More

Dr Bilhartz on Texas Living TV Show

Debuting in his first television interview, Dr. Brent Bilhartz will be visiting with Hilary Kennedy and Kimberly Schlegel Whitman on our newest local hit morning show: Texas Living.


The show is scheduled to air live on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 between 12PM and 1PM, CST. 


Dr. Bilhartz will be discussing fun methods for curbing the pet obesity trend as well as offering a few tips on how to get your companions in shape for the New Year.


Career Day at Goddard School in Frisco

Yesterday, Katydid and I had the honor of sharing our respective jobs: doggie doctor assistant/demo-dog extraordinaire and doggy/kitty doctor with the children of the The Goddard School in Frisco.  

After introductions, ours and theirs, we discussed basic dog and cat care. The Goddard students were very thorough in their list of necessary pet items: brush, bowls, water, food, toothbrush, bathtub and bed! The littlest participants got a kick out of seeing Katy have her teeth brushed, and the most reticent were won over by Katy’s subdued appreciation of proffered dental treats, retrieving them ever so gently and daintily. The more brave …Read More

Frisco Enterprise Profiles LazyPaw

               The Frisco Enterprise published a nice profile of LazyPaw Animal Hospitals. Anthony Tosie told our business history and a nice story from the early years of Dr. Hunter and Bilhartz’s marriage. The focus of the article was our innovative Online Pharmacy and Internet Services.

                Please Follow the link to our local paper The Frisco Enterprise and read LazyPaw’s Profile. 


Tammy Garcia at Hunt Middle School Today

Friday, December 21, 2012



Tammy Garcia, one of LazyPaw’s Veterinary Technicians, is excited to participate in the Hunt Huskies’ 3rd annual career day event today, Friday, December 21, 2012.


The program will start with words from Ms. Renee Ehmke, President of Frisco’s Independent School Board, the slated keynote speaker this year.


Tammy Garcia and her 4-legged assistant, Kitty (who is a 120# Mastiff), will then have the opportunity to share with students a day in the life of a small animal veterinarian.
Kitty facilitates the “hands-on” learning portion of the program, permitting students to examine her from nose to …Read More

LazyPaw at The Frisco Chamber of Commerce

For Immediate Release:                   

Thursday, December 13, 2012


LazyPaw Animal Hospitals’ Practice Manager, Ms. Kinsey Eliot, will be debuting our new, competitively price online pharmacy and answering questions from 5PM until 8PM during the WEB Holiday Bazaar and Business After Hours event being held at the Frisco Chamber of Commerce located at 6843 Main Street in Frisco.

In addition to demonstrating the features of our online pharmacy, she will be sharing our new website features and discussing the myriad of veterinary services LazyPaw Animal Hospitals can provide you and your family.

Please stop by to meet the newest addition to the LazyPaw Family, Elfie, …Read More

Veterinary HouseCalls for Frisco Pets

December 13, 2012




Did you know LazyPaw Animal Hospitals offers house calls and has done so for LazyPaw patients and clients since our opening in 2006?

Tailored to the needs of Frisco residents who have multiple pets, mobility issues or to relieve travel anxiety in pets who simply hate the car ride to the doctor’s office, house call appointments include well pet examinations, minimally invasive preventative care vaccinations, microchip implantation, and when needed, dignified, facilitation of end of life intervention in the privacy and comfort of the patient’s home among his or her family.

Because the needs of sick …Read More

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