Obesity in pets just like humans obesity is becoming a problem for our pet population. In this post Austin vets will go over the cause, symptoms, and treatment for this growing problem for our pets.
If your dog is suffering from a severe knee injury your Northwest Austin Veterinary Center vet may recommend surgery to repair the damage and get your dog up and running again. Here are 3 surgery options for treating a torn cranial cruciate ligament (CCL/ACL) which is a common knee injury in dogs.
Have you noticed your puppy is walking or standing on the tops of its feet instead of its paws? This condition is referred to as knuckling and can point to various health issues. Today, our vets in Austin explain what knuckling is in puppies and how it can be stopped.
Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs, and even death for dogs in Austin. The disease is typically found in dogs, though cats can also be infected. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.
A number of serious diseases that affect people and pets are carried by ticks in Austin. In this post, the veterinary team at Northwest Austin Veterinary Center explain how these external parasites thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.
Getting yearly fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your Austin vet a chance to catch parasites faster than they can with other methods of physical examination.
Among external parasites, fleas are the most common, and they can make your pet miserable If left untreated! Fleas are not just itchy, they can lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Austin vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas.
Our vets at Northwest Austin Veterinary Center are now accepting new patients! Our friendly vets have years of experience and are passionate about helping cats and dogs in our community. Contact us today to schedule your pet's first appointment.