Why Is My Dog Limping?
You know the heart-sinking feeling. Your dog is happily playing in the backyard, and suddenly limps back to you. Whether they didn’t land properly after catching a frisbee, or developed the limp for seemingly no reason, you are concerned whether your furry pal has a debilitating injury, or simply overdid things. Your primary care veterinarian [...]
X-Ray, Ultrasound, CT, and MRI: What are the Differences and Why Would My Pet Need Them?
When something is amiss with your pet, we often rely on the most advanced diagnostic tools to make a diagnosis, determine the problem’s extent, and create a plan for treatment. As an integral part of this process, Austin Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center’s advanced imaging capabilities are an invaluable part of your pet’s medical care. [...]
10 Misconceptions About Pets and Cancer
Misconceptions abound about cancer and pets, and many people apply what they know about human cancers to animals. Although there are some similarities, many human cancer traits—including appearance, treatments, side effects, and prognosis—differ drastically. We separate fact from fiction, so you can make the best decisions regarding cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for your furry [...]
Dental Cleanings: The Key to Preventing Dental Problems
Austin Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center’s dentistry department is equipped to manage and treat a wide array of dental issues in pets. Our board-certified veterinary dentist and specialized equipment allow us to treat advanced dental cases, including: Fractured or dislocated teeth Jaw fractures Exposed pulp Tooth-root abscesses Malocclusions Oral tumors Feline odontoclastic resorptive lesions Restoratives [...]
Minimally Invasive Surgery: Less Pain, Faster Recovery
Your pet’s health and comfort are always our focus, and we pride ourselves on using cutting-edge techniques to provide the best medical care available. Our board-certified veterinary surgeons will partner with your family veterinarian to perform challenging surgeries that require specialized equipment, techniques, or expertise. In some cases, we can perform minimally invasive surgery to [...]
5 Steps for Maintaining Your Cat’s Urinary Health
Cats are notoriously plagued by urinary problems. Kidney disease, chronic bladder inflammation, and urethral obstruction are common feline medical conditions, and many owners want to know how they can maintain their cat’s urinary health and keep these problems at bay. Whether your cat has a history of urinary trouble, or you hope to prevent disease [...]