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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How to Give Your Dog or Cat a Pill

Fido or Kitty needs medication or a much-needed supplement. Unfortunately, the medicine or vitamin in question only comes in pill form. That means you're probably going to have a devil of a time trying to get your cat or dog to open wide and swallow. So … Read more...

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Homes for Ownerless Austin Dogs Needed by October 18

I Once Was Lost, a Cedar Creek animal advocacy group that has found new owners for 70 lost and/or abandoned dogs in the last three years, needs your help. They currently have eight loving canine that need eight foster or forever homes by October 18. The … Read more...

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Canine Halitosis

Does Fido have bad breath? This condition – also known as canine halitosis – is usually caused by dental or gum disease. Persistent halitosis, however, could be an indicator of more serious medical problems that involve the respiratory system, gastrointestinal … Read more...

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Hyperthyroidism in Cats

One of the health problems older cats face is hyperthyroidism or high thyroid levels. After certain age and for reasons that are still not quite understood, feline thyroid glands began producing excess amounts of the thyroid hormone. This in turn can cause … Read more...

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Testing for Pets Showing Significant Weight Loss

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...

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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...