Aye-Aye-Eye! Why is My Pet’s Eye Red?

The eyes have it—ocular inflammation is uncomfortable for pets and can potentially indicate a serious injury or condition requiring veterinary care. Find out why your pet’s expressive eyes may suddenly be expressing pain and illness in this guide from Oliver Animal Hospital, your trusted south Austin vet. Recognizing eye irritation in pets Sometimes your pet’s [...]

By |2023-05-16T02:46:07+00:00May 15th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Too Little? Too Much? 10 Reasons For Abnormal Eating or Drinking in Pets

Your pet’s appetite and thirst are powerful health indicators, which is why we routinely ask about them at your pet’s wellness visits. Increased or decreased food and water intake can signal potentially serious health issues ranging from hormone imbalance to parasitic disease. Familiarizing yourself with your pet’s normal habits helps you to recognize changes and [...]

By |2023-05-02T02:24:04+00:00May 1st, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Is My Dog Limping?

If your dog is limping, you are understandably concerned, and may wonder whether you should schedule a veterinary appointment. Pain causes a dog’s limp or lameness, which is a natural reaction to shift weight from the painful area to prevent additional injury or trauma. Veterinarians categorize limping in two groups. Chronic limping lasts longer than [...]

By |2023-03-27T22:55:41+00:00March 30th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Preventing Disaster: Chocolate Toxicity in Pets

Chocolate is an indulgence for most people because, although delicious, this food has little nutritional value compared to other, healthier foods. Still, chocolate is revered the world over, present in most households, and often given as a gift. This easy accessibility, combined with a dog’s creative willingness to seek and consume tasty food, leads to [...]

By |2023-03-14T22:07:31+00:00March 14th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Often Does My Pet Need a Dental Cleaning?

Dental disease affects people as well as pets. In fact, nearly 70% of pets have some form of dental disease by age 3. While pets’ dental disease is common and can become severe, this condition is also almost completely preventable. Unfortunately, many pet owners neglect this essential health care component. Therefore, our Oliver Animal Hospital [...]

By |2023-02-22T04:08:01+00:00February 21st, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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