Posts By: Central Texas Animal Hospital

Why Is My Neutered Cat Spraying?

Why Is My Neutered Cat Spraying?

The overpopulation of cats is often touted as one of the many reasons why neutering or spaying a cat is beneficial. Aside from contributing to the reduction of the stray cat population, neutering or spaying a cat also has behavioral benefits like stopping a cat from spraying. Usually, neutering stops spraying from occurring. However, there… Read more »

Traveling with Your Pet: A Helpful Guide for Pet Owners

Traveling with Your Pet: A Helpful Guide for Pet Owners

Planning and preparation are important when traveling with family pets. Find out your destination’s requirements. Begin planning early, as some arrangements may take several months. PLANNING YOUR TRAVEL Should you take your pet? Some pets should not travel due to illness, injury or temperament. If this is the case, look into options such as hiring… Read more »

8 Common Ear Problems in Cats

Common Ear Problems in Cats

No one likes it when their cat is faced with a medical problem. Unfortunately, our cats are just as susceptible to medical ailments as we are. One of the best ways to ensure that your cat is happy and healthy is to make yourself aware of what some of the common causes of various medical… Read more »

Cushing’s Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Affects, & Treatments

Cushing's Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Affects, & Treatments

Cushing’s disease, also referred to as Cushing’s syndrome or hyperadrenocorticism, is a medical condition where a dog’s adrenal glands produce too many hormones. Located near the kidneys, the adrenal glands produce several substances that are vital to the regulation of a dog’s various bodily functions that are necessary to sustain life. Clinical Signs of Cushing’s… Read more »

Cat Health Checklist: 20 Helpful Questions to Assess Your Cat’s Wellness

Cat Health Checklist: 20 Helpful Questions to Assess Your Cat’s Wellness

If the cats in your home seem to be in good health – eating normally, playing daily, and generally treating you with equal parts affection and disdain – you might not see any reason to take them for annual veterinary exams. After all, many adult cats don’t need immunizations annually, especially if they’re indoor-only pets,… Read more »

Signs of Heat Exhaustion in Dogs

Signs of Heat Exhaustion in Dogs

Just like people, pets can get overheated when the noontime sun beats down or they over-exert themselves, especially in hot conditions. Unfortunately, our furry friends don’t have the same innate ability to cool themselves as humans. While we start to sweat like the dickens when we get too hot, our pooches must pant in an… Read more »