From the Doctors

Heartworm Disease

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Canine heartworm disease is caused by the worm Dirofilaria immitis that lives in the blood vessels leading from the heart to the lungs. The presence of these worms causes strain…

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Hypoglycemia

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Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a common condition seen in newborn puppies less than 12 weeks of age. It is especially common in toy breeds. Most likely, hypoglycemia occurs…

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Fleas

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The Ten Commandments for Fleas … I. There is no “magic wand” when it comes to flea control. II. The flea life cycle can be completed in as little as…

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Chocolate Toxicity

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One of the most common phone calls we get as veterinarians is about dogs ingesting chocolate. In fact, when a veterinarian is “on call” during Easter, Halloween, or Christmas, he…

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Common Toxins

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The following provides a list of some of the most common toxins of small animals that we see as veterinarians. Certainly, there are many more, with ingestion of human medications…

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Canine Influenza

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Canine Influenza: Our Response to the Recent Confirmed Cases in San Antonio Due to the recent article that ran in San Antonio Express-News, we have been receiving a lot of…

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Good-Bye Tom Tom

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The Kerrville Veterinary Clinic is sad to announce the passing of their beloved friend and mascot, “Tom-Tom” the cat. Tom-Tom came to the Kerrville Veterinary Clinic in 2006 with a…

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