Thanksgiving Holiday

by Heather on November 22, 2014

We will be closed Thursday November 27, 2014 to spend Thanksgiving with family and friends. We will reopen at our normal business hours on Friday November 28, 2014. We appreciate your business and Happy Thanksgiving!

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FLEA PREVENTION THAT LASTS UP TO 3 MONTHS!

by Heather on November 5, 2014

Bravecto is one of the newest flea and tick preventions for canines on the market. The greatest perk when choosing this option is that the flea prevention portion lasts up to 3 months! The tasty chewable form is usually inviting by dogs as well. Bravecto is also indicated for the treatment and control of Amblyomma americanum (lone star tick) infestations for 8 weeks in dogs and puppies 6 months of age and older, and weighing 4.4 pounds or greater. (2014) Our hospital usually keeps this product on hand, or can be ordered within a reasonable amount of time. Stop by to purchase for your pet today!

You can find more information on this product at: http://www.mypet.com/bravecto.aspx.

 

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Found Rabid Bat in Wimberley

by Heather on September 17, 2014

A bat was found at the junior high school in Wimberley on Friday. The bat tested positive for Rabies. It is very important to never pick up a bat as it could be the same situation, infected with rabies. Contact a local official for removal. The best option is to call Animal Control or the non-emergency number for your county, the number for Hays Animal Control would be 512-393-7896, or for the non-emergent number (512) 393-7800

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Several varieties of animals can carry rabies and it is important to take precaution to prevent being bitten by one with this disease. Please find two links below explaining the event at the junior high and great information regarding rabies……

http://www.kztv10.com/news/bat-at-junior-high-tests-positive-for-rabies/

http://www.americanhumane.org/animals/adoption-pet-care/safety/rabies-facts-prevention.html

Canine Distemper Outbreak-Prevention

by Heather on September 10, 2014

A canine distemper outbreak has occurred in Comal County, this being the reason of stressing the importance of vaccinating against this highly contagious and deadly virus. There were several dogs that lost their lives due to the virus when this could have been prevented. If you have not vaccinated your pet against this overwhelming disease, we ask that you please do so. Raccoon’s, foxes and coyotes also carry the disease; making for another reason to vaccinate. If you believe that your pet may be infected, please call your veterinarian immediately. Below you will find an article regarding the outbreak in Comal County as well as a link explaining the illness….

http://herald-zeitung.com/news/article_ab45e5ce-37ce-11e4-85ea-0019bb2963f4.html

http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/dog-care/distemper

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PET PROTECTION

September 2, 2014

As pet owners, it is not only our choice it is our duty to ensure that our pets are cared for and protected in many ways. Annual exams, vaccinations, necessary medications and procedures, and tender loving care are all part of the pet owner regimen. Many pet owners do not believe that pets need vaccines, heartworm prevention […]

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IS YOUR HORSE HEALTHY?

August 20, 2014

It is important for horse owners to be able to pinpoint whether their horse(s) have attracted parasites. Horses can pick up internal parasites just by grazing in pastures, and even stables. Such warning signs of parasitic infection would be rough coat, diarrhea, and potbellied condition. This stresses the importance of making sure your horse is examined […]

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Fleas…Year Round?

August 5, 2014

                  Does your pet have flea’s? These pesky little creatures  ARE roaming year round in warmer climates and can cause significant issues for your pet and your home. It is very important to treat for fleas as outbreaks can cause skin issues including dermatitis and even anemia in your pet. There […]

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