Northwest Veterinary Hospital

3817 Dry Creek Dr
Austin, TX 78731

(512)453-7776

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Chicken Jerky Treats from China may be Associated with Kidney Issues

The chicken jerky treats made in China have been associated with kidney disease for a few years. Ever since the association between these products and illness w ...

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Electronic Cigarettes are Toxic to Pets

Electronic cigarettes, often called e-cigs, are marketed as an alternative to cigarette smoking.  They are also referred to as personal vaporizers or electronic ...

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Outfoxing the Foxtail

foxtail large Colin Chaves Photo courtesy of Dr. Colin Chaves This incredibly large foxtail (dubbed "King Foxtail") was brought into the clinic in a lab's ...

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The squeeze: What happens when owners can’t pay for veterinary care?

The current student loan debt for a new graduate is around $160,000. Contrast that with the starting salary of around $67,000 for veterinarians in companion ani ...

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Why Cats Lick People: It's Not just a Matter of Taste

As kids we thought it was pretty funny and weird and I've always wondered why he did it. Was there some reason that he found those particular bits of flesh irr ...

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Pet treats: Does 'Made in USA' mean safe?

Whether the “made in China” part is responsible for the apparent problem with jerky is unproven.“Are we seeing more of these cases (of illness) from jerky tre ...

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