From the Doctors

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    Ear Mites (Otodectes cynotis)

    A common cause of itchy ears in dogs and cats are creepy, crawly ear mites! We get several questions about ear mites, like “what are they?” and “how did my…

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    Feline Lily Toxicity

    With Easter right around the corner, the Kerrville Veterinary Clinic just wanted to remind our clients of the potential dangers of Easter Lilies to our feline furry friends! The exact…

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    Snake Bites and the Rattlesnake Vaccine

    The weather is getting warmer, which means snakes are on the move! While most snakes are nonvenomous, there are two families of poisonous snakes, the Elapidae and the Crotalidae, that…

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    PET FIRST AID KITS

    Certain medications and items are great to have on hand, in case of after- hours emergencies. This is my list for things that may be able to get you through…

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    Chicken Jerky Treats Latest Safety Information

    Latest Information on Safety of Chicken Jerky Treats We have had several people ask us lately about the safety of chicken jerky treats from China. For the past few years,…

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    West Nile Virus in Animals: “Is my dog/cat/horse/bird safe?”

    The West Nile Virus has been in the news a lot recently, due to its prevalence in Texas mosquitos. Naturally, this has led to a lot of questions from our…

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    Rabies Rabies

    RABIES With the recent documented cases of rabies here in Kerr County, I thought I would take some time to talk about this deadly disease. Rabies is a “zoonotic disease”,…

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    Chagas Disease (Kissing Bug Disease)

    Due to recent news coverage, we have been receiving a few questions regarding Chagas (pronounced “Sha-gus”) Disease. The Texas Veterinary Medicine Diagnostic Laboratory has recently warned that a number of…

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    Trifexis Safety

    Safety of Trifexis in Dogs This week, I have been made aware of a news clip that aired on WSB-TV, which suggests that Trifexis, a monthly flea and heartworm prevention,…

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    Kennel Cough

    Boarding Your Dog? Get the Kennel Cough Vaccine! With the holidays almost upon us, I thought it might be a good time to talk about a disease that is commonly…