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Come On, Get Happy—Enrichment for Cats

Cat owners frequently regard their pets as easy or low maintenance pets, but this falsehood fails to consider that indoor cats lead an unnatural, different  lifestyle, compared with their feral cousins. While indoor cats’ lives are certainly safer, their lifestyle restricts and limits their natural behavior, and affects their physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing. By [...]

By |2021-09-27T04:18:45+00:00September 20th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chew On This—5 Top Tips for Safe Dog Chew Toys

Chewing is a naturally satisfying activity for dogs—which may explain why they find your dining room table legs irresistible. Healthy chewing breaks down plaque and tartar buildup on teeth, decreases boredom, relieves stress, and results in better behavior. Unfortunately, many chew toys are dangerous, and lead to broken teeth, choking, intestinal blockages, and gastrointestinal upset. [...]

By |2021-09-17T01:50:12+00:00September 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Puking Primer for Dog Owners

You likely have several pet-specific cleaning products in your closet for cleaning up after your dog’s vomiting accidents, because dog vomit is one of the less alluring parts of dog ownership. Our veterinarians in south Austin at Oliver Animal Hospital want to provide information about why your dog vomits, and what conditions should cause you [...]

By |2021-08-31T00:16:09+00:00August 31st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 10 Pet Summer Safety Tips

We hear a thousand clichés about summer heat, but none of them capture the beastly nature of a Texas summer. Fortunately, your south Austin veterinarian, Oliver Animal Hospital, knows how to keep your pets cool and comfortable during this scorching season. Check out our Top 10 pet safety tips for beating the heat in the [...]

By |2021-07-30T23:12:20+00:00July 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

8 Important Facts About Heatstroke in Pets

Nothing ruins the summer faster than a pet emergency.  Texas summer heat is nothing new to Texans, but the devastating power of high temperatures is often taken for granted. Heatstroke—a condition where a pet’s body temperature becomes dangerously elevated—is a potentially tragic emergency in people and pets. Oliver Animal Hospital treats countless pets every summer [...]

By |2021-07-28T05:09:10+00:00July 20th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

July Fourth—A Fear Factor For Your Pet

July Fourth is a time for fun in the sun and eating good food with friends and family. While the celebratory atmosphere is something you excitedly anticipate, the commotion may distress your pet. When your pet experiences extreme anxiety, the effects can be not only psychological but also physiological, including increased heart rate, respiratory rate, [...]

By |2021-06-28T02:39:22+00:00June 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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