The Pet and Bird Clinics of Austin

Pet and Bird Clinics

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

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Things You Should Know About Heat Stroke in Pets

Summer is just around the corner. And in Texas that means plenty of 95° plus days with lots of humidity. As difficult as this kind of weather may be for humans, it's especially hard on dogs and cats because they run an increased risk for getting … Read more...

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Lost Pet Tips and Advice

A recent article in The Durham News online covered an all-too-common reality for many Austin pet owners: a lost pet. According to the article, one out of three pets will be lost at some point during their lives. Take a look around at your own neighborhood … Read more...

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Glaucoma in Cats

Do your cat’s eyes appear cloudy?  Does he or she squint or have a problem with excessive tearing?  It’s possible that Kitty may have glaucoma, a condition in which high pressure occurs in the eye due to a failure of normal fluid drainage.  Left untreated, it … Read more...

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Feline Heartworm

Has your cat been coughing or having trouble breathing lately?  If so, and especially if Kitty spends a lot of time outside and has also been vomiting, he or she may have heartworm. Feline heartworm is caused by a parasitic nematode, Dirofilaria immitis.  … Read more...

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Canine Skin Rashes

You can almost count on Fido getting a skin rash at least once in his or her lifetime.  In general, a rash should not be a cause for concern.  However, they can be very uncomfortable for your pet and sometimes lead to other health problems. Skin rashes … Read more...

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Severe Weather Causes Pets to Go Missing

This past week, heavy rains did more than wreak havoc on Austin roadways.  According to the Austin Statesman.com, they also caused more than 70 dogs to end up in the already at-capacity Austin Animal Center. Chief Animal Services Officer Abigail Smith … Read more...

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Hypothyroidism in Dogs

Has Fido been gaining weight lately?  And have the extra pounds been accompanied by hair loss and/or skin problems?  If so, it’s possible that your canine pal may have hypothyroidism. This condition is a common problem in dogs.  Hypothyroidism occurs when a … Read more...