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Hot Dogs Belong On The Grill: Heat Stroke In Dogs

As temperatures rise, pets, including dogs who love to play outdoors, are at higher risk for heat stroke. With our hot summer season ahead in Austin, play it safe, prevent heat stroke and know its signs and when to seek medical attention for your beloved pet. What is Heat Stroke [...]

Take Control Of Your Pet’s Health: Online Appointments

In order to provide the best care possible for our clients and their pets, we’re upgrading our online pet portal. The new portal will add several features that will make ZippiVet’s care even more convenient, including: • Online appointment booking. Select your time and schedule appointments directly from the website. [...]

Protect Their Heart And Yours: Heartworm in Dogs

It’s a known fact that heartworm is, quite literally, heartbreaking. Luckily, this deadly disease is easily avoidable with proper preventative care. One little pill or topical a month can save your dog a whole lot of pain and solitary confinement and save you lots of money and heartbreak. How do [...]

April Showers Bring June Diarrhea: Giardia In Dogs

Austin has recently been struck with lots of rain, and while the showers are great for our lawns and gardens, the rain can leave lots of puddles and standing water which can be dangerous for thirsty dogs. Street water can mix with dog feces, so when your dog bends down [...]

Cute Name, Not-So-Cute Condition: Cherry Eye In Dogs

As a pet parent you probably notice a lot of little things about your pup; when their nose is dry, a change in appetite or a sore paw, but have you ever noticed that your dog has three eyelids? Like humans, dogs have an upper and lower eyelid but they [...]

A Healthy Pet Starts With Preventative Care

Love Your Pet, See Your Vet! Preventative pet care is just as important for your pet as it is for you. See your vet regularly to make sure your pet has a happy, healthy life.

Eat, Drink & Meet Animals: May Austin Pet Adoption Events

April showers bring May flowers, along with lots and lots of puppies and kittens galore. Summer is just around the corner and the kids are almost out of school making this the perfect time for a furry addition to the family. Here is a list of May pet adoption events [...]

Read Your Cat’s Mind: Why Is My Cat Meowing?

Cats are mysterious creatures. One of the chief delights of having a cat is watching it find new ways to be silly and weird. Kitties can also be very vocal. Chances are, you've heard your cat being quite noisy and wondered, “Why is my cat meowing?” There are lots of reasons [...]

More Than A Summer Fling: April Pet Adoption Events

Spring has sprung and summer is just around the corner making it the perfect time to welcome a bouncing new pet into the family. April is chock full of plenty of events to pick up a pet of your own or donate to one of Austin’s many, amazing animal shelters [...]

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Teeth: Why Pet Dental Isn’t A Luxury

As a pup parent you probably buy healthy dog food, take your dog to annual vet visits and the groomer, and make sure they get plenty of exercise - but are you neglecting one of the most important parts of taking care of your dog? Dental diseases, such as periodontal [...]

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