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Why does your dog or cat need a dental?

Categories: Wellness & Care

We love giving our pets lots of love and kisses, but sometimes that big smooch is stopped by an offensive odor. It’s important to remember that foul odor may just be an outward sign of an underlying dental problem. Taking care of your pet’s teeth is easier than you think! The truth is our pets’ […]

Rabies in San Antonio

Categories: Infectious Diseases

The number of rabies cases in San Antonio have been increasing in the last year. The heavy rain we received earlier this year is partially to blame as large amounts of rain push wild animals into the city. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services- Rabies Summary Report, there were 525 cases of Rabies documented […]

Spay your Dog or Cat to avoid Pyometra

Categories: Wellness & Care

Pyometra is one possible condition that can occur when a female dog or cat is not spayed. Simply translated, Pyometra is an emergency situation in which there is an infection causing puss in the uterus. How does it happen? Pyometra occurs after the heat cycle for a female dog or cat. With her cervix open, fecal […]

Parvo (Parvovirus)

Categories: Infectious DiseasesMedical ConditionsWellness & Care

What is Parvo? Parvo, or Parvovirus, is a highly contagious disease that attacks the intestines and can be life-threatening for dogs and puppies. We do consider Parvo cases to be emergencies and you want to bring your dog in as soon as possible for treatment. What are the symptoms of Parvo? The most distinct symptom […]

How to Transport Your Dog in an Emergency

Categories: Pet Emergency

Read our quick tips and learn how to transport your dog in an emergency and get him the care he need quickly. First and foremost, remember your own safety. Even the sweetest dogs can act uncharacteristically when injured. Always approach a wounded dog with caution when assessing the severity of the injury. If your dog has been hit […]

Dog Dental Health

Categories: Wellness & Care

Dog dental health is extremely important for the overall health of our companions- going far past just oral hygiene. Think of all the chewing, licking, and eating your dog does. Is your dog’s dental health routine enough? What are the health issues associated with poor dog dental care? Poor dog dental health can lead to very noticeable issues […]

Cat Dental Health

Categories: Wellness & Care

Cat dental health is often overlooked, likely because our cats are so independent and we assume they mostly take care of themselves. But a healthy dental routine for your cats can have a significant impact on their overall health and lifespan. What are the health issues associated with poor cat dental health? In addition to causing dental problems […]

The Buzz About Stem Cell Therapy

Categories: Wellness & Care

San Antonio is abuzz this week with the World Stem Cell Symposium going on downtown and we, at Perrin-410 Animal Hospital, are excited to be at the forefront of stem cell therapy, regenerative medicine in pets! Take a look at how stem cell therapy can to help alleviate pain due to arthritis in your pet. […]

Why Senior Pet Screenings?

Categories: Senior Pets

Why does my pet need a Senior Pet Screening? Our pets age much more quickly than we do so a routine senior pet screening can be very beneficial for a long, healthy life, and in some cases, may even be life-saving. With this in mind, our team developed a Senior Screening Package, a comprehensive screening profile […]

Dental Health: What You Need to Know for a Healthy Pet

Categories: Wellness & Care

Animal Dental Health: What You Need to Know for a Healthy Pet Animal Dental Disease is a Serious Issue Since childhood, we’ve been taught to brush and floss our teeth at least twice a day to keep our teeth and gums healthy and strong. And for our own beloved pets, it’s our job to help […]

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