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...]

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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...

Free Heartworm test with 6 mth supply of prevention

SPECIAL until May 15th: Heartworm Test Included with 6 Month Supply of Heartworm Prevention

Heartworm disease is a serious, deadly disease affecting thousands of dogs each year. It is a parasite that lodges in the heart and is transmitted by mosquitoes. As we move into summer and the mosquito season, now is the time to get your dog checked for … Read more...

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Cognitive Dysfunction in Senior Cats

A decline in mental function is not just a problem for many aging humans.  It’s also a problem for cats as well. Studies have shown 28% of felines between the ages of 11 and 15 show some signs of cognitive dysfunction.  That number shoots up to 50% for cats … Read more...

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Parrot Owners and Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease (PBFD)

If you own a parrot or related avian species, for example, a parakeet or lovebird, then you need to know about psittacine beak and feather disease (PBFD).  It’s one of the deadliest diseases your avian pal can contract and for which no known cure … Read more...

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Pet Fears, Anxieties and Phobias

What is fear? Fear is a physiologic, behavioral and emotional reaction to stimuli that an animal encounters. The physiologic reaction results in an increase in heart rate, increased respiratory rate (panting), sweating, trembling, pacing and possibly … Read more...

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During Dental Health Month, Save 20% on Teeth Cleaning

Both the Wells Branch and South Branch Pet and Bird Clinics are again celebrating Children's Dental Health Month by offering a 20% discount on pet teeth cleaning until February 28th because pets are children too. Dental health for pets is important because … Read more...

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6 Dental Care Tips for Dogs

You've probably heard it said that a dog's mouth is actually cleaner than a human’s mouth. While it's true that canines don’t get cavities as often as we do, they can still develop problems like tartar and plaque buildup. Moreover, their dental issues can … Read more...