What You Need to Know About Heartworm
What is heartworm disease? Canine heartworm disease is a serious, deadly disease affecting thousands… [read more pet care tips]
Is Spaying My Pet Important?
Spaying is the removal of the uterus and the ovaries. Therefore, heat periods no longer occur. In many… [read more pet care tips]
Do You Think It's Cruel To Neuter Your Pet?
Here at the Vet Clinics our doctors think it is cruel not to. Intact male dogs can detect a female dog… [read more pet care tips]
The Pet and Bird Clinics of Austin
For an introduction to the Pet and Bird Clinics of Austin, Wells Branch and South Branch, and what they can do for you and your pet, please watch this interview with Dr. Savita Wadhwani. For a veterinary appointment in one of our Austin clinics, call Wells Branch Pet and Bird Clinic at (512) … [Read More...]
Austin Pet Care News
May 17, 2013 by Pet & Bird
PetSafe is running their 3rd annual "Bark for Your Park" contest which gives a total of $200,000 to U.S. cities to build local off-leash dog parks. To get in on the act, you simply need to nominate Austin by visiting www.petsafe.net by May 31. Finalists … Read more...
May 10, 2013 by Pet & Bird
Here is a really cute video from Pets Add Life. The Pets Add Life campaign is done by the American Pet Products Association and is designed to demonstrate the joys and benefits of pet ownership, thus driving increased adoption of pets and responsible … Read more...
May 2, 2013 by Pet and Bird Clinic
Here at the Vet Clinics our doctors think it is cruel not to. Intact male dogs can detect a female dog in heat from far away. This stresses your dog out because he can’t get to the female to mate. It is not uncommon for dogs to actually stop eating, some … Read more...
April 26, 2013 by Pet & Bird
Believe it or not, how successful you’ll be in giving Fido a bath has more to do with you than it does with your dog. If you have a positive attitude toward this activity, Fido will sense this and accept the soap and water treatment. If not, it's more than … Read more...
April 12, 2013 by Pet and Bird Clinic
What might be causing my pet to lose weight? Weight loss may be caused by physical problems in grasping, chewing, and swallowing food. It may be related to problems of inadequate nutrition because of increased energy requirements; for example due to rapid … Read more...
April 6, 2013 by Pet and Bird Clinic
I want to get a cat but I live on a very busy main road so I am thinking of keeping it indoors. Is that cruel? For many people the thought of keeping a cat totally indoors seems to fly in the face of everything that the species stands for and certainly … Read more...
March 22, 2013 by Pet and Bird Clinic
Your pet has just died. Dog, cat, bird, hamster, ferret–the species doesn't matter. What does is that your friend and companion is no longer with you and that your life is on much emptier place. Some people are more affected by the loss of a pet than others. … Read more...