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
November 20, 2013 by Pet & Bird
Your dog seems healthy and even has a normal temperature. But that hacking cough that’s been hanging around for a few days is making you wonder: what’s up with Fido? It’s possible that your canine pal has developed kennel cough (also known as croup). … Read more...
November 15, 2013 by Pet and Bird Clinic
Watch our Visit with the Vet video tip to find out why cleaning and caring for your pet's teeth can markedly improve their health and vitality. Do you need to brush your dog's or cat's teeth? What happens if the teeth are not kept clean? Find out from Dr. … Read more...
November 7, 2013 by Pet and Bird Clinic
You already know that fiber is important to humans because it helps maintain a healthy digestive tract. The same holds true for dogs and cats. They also need fiber in their diets to help keep their own digestive systems in good working order. Fiber comes in … Read more...
October 30, 2013 by Pet & Bird
It may not seem that way, but avians – and especially cockatoos, Amazon parrots and macaws – are just as prone to weight gain as their mammalian counterparts. And extra fat is just as bad for birds as it is for other pets. Some foods you would think are … Read more...
October 25, 2013 by Pet & Bird
The FDA issued another notice about the jerky treats from China that have allegedly killed over 500 dogs and made thousands of animals sick including 10 cats. The new FDA fact sheet says "Product samples have been tested for contaminants known to cause the … Read more...
October 17, 2013 by Pet and Bird Clinic
If you have a dog, chances are you've pondered the age-old mystery, "Am I walking the dog, or is the dog walking me?" While dog walking is of course necessary, you may also count yourself in the group that doesn't exactly look forward to it. What with dogs … Read more...
October 9, 2013 by Pet & Bird
Your kitten may look harmless, but watch out! That sweet little ball of fur still has teeth and claws that can bite and scratch. This is especially true if you got your feline pal at a young age. Kittens raised with littermates see first-hand that behavior … Read more...