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Never Leave Your Pets in a Car!

Never leave pets in a car! Never leave your dog alone in a car on a warm day. Many people still believe that it is ok to leave a dog in a car if the windows are left open or … Continue reading

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Top 5 Holiday Dangers to Pets

During the Holiday season, it is important to remember our beloved pets. According to pet emergency clinics around the country, this is a list of the top 5 dangers to pets: Tinsel While not toxic, it is very attractive to … Continue reading

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Diabetes Mellitus in Dogs and Cats

Diabetes mellitus This information is not meant to be a substitute for veterinary care. Always follow the instructions provided by your veterinarian. Diabetes mellitus occurs when the pancreas doesn’t  produce enough insulin. Insulin is required for the body to efficiently … Continue reading

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Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)

The ductus arteriosus is a blood vessel that connects the two main arteries of the body-the aorta and the pulmonary artery. This blood vessel is normal in the fetus, which gets its oxygen supply from the placenta and by-passes the … Continue reading

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Rattlesnakes!

Rattlesnakes are here! With all of the recent rains, these dangerous reptiles are on the move. Rattlesnakes live in so many areas and can be life-threatening to dogs. The following are 6 tips that could save your dog’s life: 1. … Continue reading

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Rabies

On June 11, 2015, the Bexar County Animal Control informed the public that several animals in the area between Culebra Rd. and Military Dr. outside of 1604 have tested positive for Rabies. There have been skunks, bats, and one kitten. … Continue reading

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Microchip Law

On April 30, 2015, the San Antonio City Council unanimously approved the elimination of the City’s pet licensing program. The City’s licensing program involved annual registration with the city including providing proof of rabies vaccination and pets wearing a metal … Continue reading

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Gastric Foreign Bodies

Gastric and Esophageal Foreign Bodies During this time of the year, veterinarians encounter many cases of both gastric and esophageal foreign bodies. The weather is ideal for your dogs to run and play. Many times they chew up toys or … Continue reading

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Canine Influenza

 Apr 07. 2015 by Rebekah Harrison Canine Flu Outbreak Kills Five Dogs! There is a canine influenza outbreak in the Chicago area that has killed five dogs. According to the Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control, there have … Continue reading

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