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FREE Continuing Education (CE) lecture – Treatment of the Poisoned Patient

All veterinarians are invited to a FREE Continuing Education (CE) lecture in partnership with CAVMA. Jami Becker DVM, DACVECC will be presenting: Treatment of the Poisoned Patient Date: December 13 Time: 7 pm Location: Dell Jewish Community Campus Visit the website for additional information.

FREE Continuing Education (CE) lecture in partnership with CAVMA

All veterinarians are invited to a FREE Continuing Education (CE) lecture in partnership with CAVMA. Dr. Cavalcanti DVM, DACVS will be presenting: Cancer Treatment What to know before performing surgery Date: October 25th Time: 7 pm Location: Dell Jewish Community Campus Visit the website for additional information.

Monkeypox Virus Information

Christy Corp-Minamiji, DVM It seems like we barely figure out one new virus these days before another hits the news. You’ve almost certainly heard of the Monkeypox virus by now and have questions about your own health and that of your pets. While we’re still learning more about this virus and how it moves between [...]

AVES Lobby and Examination rooms are now open!

It’s hard to believe it has been more than two years since we had to shut down our lobby doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve missed seeing you and are excited to announce that as of today, September 19th, we’ve opened our lobby and examination rooms and are ready to welcome you back inside. [...]

  • hip replacement dogs

What Dog Owners Should Know About Total Hip Replacement

Total hip replacement (THR) is considered the gold standard treatment for large-breed dogs affected by severe hip dysplasia, especially when medical management has become ineffective. Our orthopedic team at Austin Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center (AVES) has the ability to perform this technically demanding procedure to improve your pet’s quality of life. What is total [...]

  • foreign bodies in pets

Gastrointestinal Foreign Bodies: A Life-Threatening Danger for Your Pet

Your pet’s inquisitive nature is probably one of their most endearing qualities, but it can also land them in a heap of trouble. Animals use their senses of smell and taste to explore their world, which means that something that looks interesting goes into their mouth, and is often swallowed. While some items pass without [...]

  • cardiovascular disease in pets

Cardiovascular Disease in Pets: A Silent Threat

Bella is a 6-year-old long-haired cat who loves pouncing on her toy mice and napping in the sun. When Bella’s owner noticed her sleeping more than normal and not eating her entire dinner and knowing that Bella was overdue for her annual wellness visit, she scheduled an appointment with their family veterinarian. During Bella’s exam, [...]

  • Lymphoma in dogs

Oncology Highlight: Canine Lymphoma

Dogs can develop many different types of cancer. Canine lymphoma accounts for up to 24% of all dog cancers, and is the most common cancer type arising from hematopoietic cells (i.e., immature blood cells). If your dog has been diagnosed with lymphoma, you likely have many questions about their cancer type, and their long-term prognosis. [...]

  • Reasons your dog is limping

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 [...]

  • Veterinary Technician running CT scan for a German Shepard

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. [...]

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