How Do I Know if my Cat is in Pain?

How Do I Know if my Cat is in Pain?

Behavior changes in your cat are the primary indicator of pain. As the person who knows your cat best, you are an important member of their healthcare team and key in helping to detect the signs of pain as soon as possible. The signs may be subtle because cats hide signs of discomfort and illness… Read more »

How Often Should a Dog Be Groomed?

How Often Should a Dog Be Groomed?

While people like to shower and groom daily, dogs don’t necessarily require the same level of care. That does leave owners with the conundrum of how often to bathe and groom their furry friends. The question of frequency depends on several factors, including the breed, they type of coat your pet has, play habits, environment,… Read more »

Rummage Sale!

Rummage Sale…..   Round 2 So, we got some much needed rain this past weekend. However, we were all ready for our rummage sale fundraiser! We’re all set to try again. When:  This Sunday (11/13) from 7-2 Where: Central Texas Animal Hospital parking lot Why: Cuz I Matter Animal Rescue needs our help! CIMAR  http://www.cuzimatter.org/… Read more »

A cool little story…

Maddy posted the picture on the CTAH Facebook page and tagged Michelle. She shared the post. Alice’s neighbor, Carol, saw the post and knew that her neighbor’s dog was missing. She contacted a mutual friend of the neighbor via Facebook. Carol also had Michelle’s cell #, and gave it to the owner, Stacy. Stacy called… Read more »

Arthritis – Suffering in Silence?

Fact: Cats and Dogs Get Arthritis Fact: Arthritis Causes Pain Fact: Pets Hide Pain Before we can talk about the 1st 2 facts,  we must address the third. We cannot stress this enough – pets hide their pain. It is a survival-related instinct. Pain = weakness and weakness is harmful to the animal and its… Read more »

New product for flea and tick control: KNOCKOUT™

It seems like here in Central Texas, the fleas and ticks rarely take a season “off.” In the “old days,” you either lived with fleas, or you had to use nasty flea collars and dips. In other words, we had to live with fleas to a certain degree. The good news is that we have… Read more »

A Day at the Groomer

We are proud to offer professional cat and dog grooming. Our groomer, Janice Francis, has groomed at CTAH since the early 90’s. We ask that grooming patients be checked in between 7-9 a.m. and they’ll be ready to go home after 2:00. A few people have asked – Why do I have to leave my pet… Read more »