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

dog teeth cleaning

February is 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...

Austin Cat Clinic

Tips to Keeping your Pets Teeth Clean and Healthy

Clean your pets teeth regularly. There are special toothbrushes and toothpaste that are made for both cats and dogs. Regular tooth-brushing will help to keep your pets teeth and gums clean and bacteria free. You can buy special toothbrushes of varying sizes … Read more...

Pet and pills

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...

Veterinarian Austin Texas

Tales (Tails?) of Recovery!

Our Austin vets love what they do, and love especially helping great pets stay healthy. Wells Branch Pet and Bird Clinic vet Dr. Savita Wadhwani talks about her love of veterinary medicine, and a successful recovery of a dog that came to the clinic in bad … Read more...

Kitten

Cats and Catnip Euphoria

If you are a cat owner, then you probably already know that catnip can cause a normally self-contained feline to temporarily lose control. The cat will rub against the catnip, roll over it, kick at it and experience an intense euphoria for several minutes. … Read more...

Budgie

4 Tips to Stop Bird Heat Exhaustion

The onset of another Austin summer can present a number of issues for your pet bird, not the least of which is heatstroke and bird heat exhaustion. But you can help Tweety weather the hot temperatures – and save yourself a few headaches – by following these … Read more...

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Pet Rewards: Learning and Reinforcement

The best way to train your pet is through the proper use of positive reinforcement and rewards while avoiding punishment. The goal of training is to "learn" the proper task and/or behavior. The training sequence is to give a command, to get the desired … Read more...