Why Heartworm Disease Can Be Deadly—and How To Keep Your Pet Safe

With the return of warmer weather come those pesky mosquitoes. While a big ol’ itchy mosquito bite is annoying for humans, a mosquito bite can have serious—sometimes life-threatening—implications for pets. Learn how mosquitoes can transmit heartworm larvae that can cause a deadly infection for your pet, if left untreated, and how to keep your pet [...]

By |2022-04-21T22:35:55+00:00April 18th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Common Causes for Coughing in Pets

Like people, your pet may experience an occasional cough, but that is unlikely to be a cause for concern. Coughing is a vital reflex, serving as a defense mechanism to clear your pet’s lungs or airway of any foreign material or irritants. Coughing is also a critical mechanism to prevent aspiration of material from the [...]

By |2022-04-17T18:37:13+00:00April 11th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Great Pretender: The Not So Sweet Side of Xylitol in Your Pet

The popularity of low carbohydrate, low glycemic index, and low sugar diets has dramatically increased over the past several years, and sugar has become the enemy for many people searching for ways to improve their overall health and wellness. As a result, sugar substitutes have increased in popularity, too. However, while sugar substitutes can be [...]

By |2022-04-11T02:09:22+00:00April 4th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Common Household Pet Toxins

The mischievous nature of pets, especially young puppies and kittens, can provide endless entertainment and laughs for pet owners, but it also can get your four-legged companion in trouble. Pets explore their environments by tasting, smelling, and occasionally pawing any new, interesting objects or foods they encounter. However, many household items, foods, or products are [...]

By |2022-03-29T01:26:25+00:00March 28th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Professional Dental Cleanings—A Guide for Pet Owners

Removing bacteria from under your pet’s gum line is important to prevent dental disease, which can cause significant health problems for your pet. This is accomplished by a professional veterinary dental cleaning, which is an essential part of your pet’s health care plan. The South Austin veterinarians at Oliver Animal Hospital want to explain what [...]

By |2022-03-20T17:45:16+00:00March 14th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FAQs About Pet Dental Health

Your pet’s stinky breath could be an indication of a much more serious problem. Poor dental health can cause significant problems, and our South Austin veterinarians want to ensure your pet isn’t affected. Our team at Oliver Animal Hospital answers frequently asked questions about pet dental health. Question: What causes periodontal disease in pets? Oliver [...]

By |2022-03-13T03:50:29+00:00March 7th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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