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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Cataracts in Dogs

You've begun to notice that your canine pal’s eyes aren't as bright as they used to be. In fact, one or both eyes seem to be covered in white film. What's going on? Fido is probably suffering from cataract disease. The lens of the eye gets clouded over, … Read more...

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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 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 times … 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...

Cat health tips

5 Human Foods Not to Feed Your Cat

You want to give Kitty the very best of everything, including food. But watch out! However tempted you may be to feed your cat from your plate, pantry or fridge, you need to be aware that certain kinds of human food can put felines at risk for gastrointestinal … Read more...

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Health Problems for Cats

The pet insurance industry keeps track of the health issues with both dogs and cats. This is quite helpful as it provides a starting place for pet owners to watch out for these conditions and seek immediate help if their symptoms are seen. So here are the … Read more...

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How to Help a Stray Dog or Cat

Seeing a dog or cat that's lost or hurt is likely to bring out your most protective instincts.  At the same time, you also need to be careful, not only for the animal's sake but also your own. Take care of yourself first You need to make sure that you … Read more...