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AVES Food Drive 2016

Thanks to a thriving business sector and unparalleled economic development, Central Texas is among the fastest growing regions in the nation. But amid this growth and prosperity, many of our neighbors are being left behind. The rising cost of housing, utilities, transportation and healthcare leaves many of our neighbors to make impossible choices and painful [...]

It’s a wrap – AVES Technical Staff Symposium

Education is one of the founding principles of Austin Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center. We believe in not only providing diverse and intensive continuing education opportunities for our staff and doctors, but also for the general practitioners and technical staff in our area. Part of carrying out that vision is our annual AVES Technical Staff Symposium that [...]

Nationwide Hambone Award – Vote for AVES patient, Rosie!

Nationwide Hambone Award - Vote for AVES patient, Rosie!

Venomous Snakebites a Danger in Central Texas

Snakebites resulting in envenomation are common emergencies encountered in both dogs and cats. Snakebites can occur anywhere on the body, but are most commonly found on the face or neck of dogs and the paws or front limbs of cats. All snakebites are considered medical emergencies, because if left untreated they can be fatal. There are many [...]

Heat Stroke in Pets

Heat stroke in pets can be a life-threatening condition. Heat stroke in pets occurs when an animal’s core body temperature rises to dangerously high levels. The degree of body temperature elevation is directly related to the severity of secondary organ damage. Various factors such as obesity, thick hair coat, brachycephalic conformation (“smush-faced” dogs such as [...]

Top 10 Toxic Plants for Pets in Central Texas

In 2013, more than 9,000 calls to the Pet Poison hotline were made for toxic plants. Learn about the top 10 toxic plants your pet might encounter, especially in central Texas. A multitude of common household and garden plants can results in toxicity of our family pets. It is important to ensure that the plants in [...]

August 20-21, AVES at PetExpo

August 20-21, AVES at PetExpo

AVES 2016 Technical Staff Symposium

AVES Technical CE Symposium

July 12, CAVMA CE Lecture with Dr. Stein

July 12, CAVMA CE Lecture with Dr. Stein

AVES is Dedicated to Veterinary Continuing Education

On May 22, 2016, hosted the second annual CE Symposium - an event founded on AVES dedication to providing veterinary continuing education for our central Texas community. Why does AVES provide a veterinary continuing education symposium? In Texas, the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners requires 17 hours of continuing education per year for every veterinarian. [...]


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