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Why it is Important to Microchip Your Pet
Always be sure you can find your pet
3 min read “Last Thanksgiving, a senior chihuahua found her way into my grandma’s backyard,” says Alix, a Veterinary Technician at Firehouse Round Rock. “It was cold and rainy. Thankfully, we saw her quickly and brought her inside to warm her up. "I took her to...
The Effects of Stress on Your Cat
You know your pet best. Call us if you see strange behavior.
4 min read “Vayda is my oldest of 3 cats,” says Rose, a Vet Tech at Firehouse Round Rock. “She is 7-years-old and doesn’t enjoy being in the cat carrier or in the car. She vomits, urinates, and cries from stress. With the help of her doctor, we’ve found a...
Traveling in 2023 with Your Pet
How to vacation with your cat and dog
3 min read “Mufasa was a rockstar on our 19-hour drive from Wisconsin to Texas,” says Maria, a vet tech at Firehouse Round Rock. “I brought warm blankets, pillows, a travel-size litter box, and lots of entertainment.” Here are tips to prepare for any adventure with...
What is the Goal of Pet Dental X-rays?
X-ray images give us a better image of your pet’s dental health
2.5 minute read Check out the Audio Version of this Post!Snow’s parents adopted her in 2022 knowing she was an older girl with health issues. When they brought her to Firehouse Round Rock, Vet Tech David could tell Snow was in pain. Her teeth chattered, she was...
Our New Year’s Resolutions – A note from 2 pets ✏️
(5 ways to love us more in ‘23)
Read: 1.5 min It’s us—Juniper & Raja. You might have seen us on the Firehouse magnet. We’re Firehouse pets and official mascots. 😊 We’ve noticed this time each year that you make a list of ways to improve your life. It seems like a great idea! On behalf of your...
Pet-proof your holiday decor
How to keep your cats and dogs off the Naughty List
1 min read Decorated Christmas trees and a fully lit menorah or kinara are showstoppers. Ornaments, lights, and seasonal scents add to the festive feeling of the season. They also seem like shiny new playthings to your curious pet. When decorating your home for the...
A Feast for All Beasts
Safe Thanksgiving Foods for Your Pet
1 min read Charlie Brown always shared Thanksgiving with Snoopy. If you plan carefully, your pets can join in on the holiday too. Some human foods are unsafe for pets. Yet, plain ingredients (or single ingredients) are fine. Avoid a Thanksgiving trip to the ER with...
Routine lab tests keep your cat or dog in their prime
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1.5 min read When Patrick ate Sago Palm roots this summer, his mom knew she had to rush him to the ER. Sago Palms are toxic to dogs and most attractive (and easy to eat!) when recently dug up. Luckily, Patrick is now fine and his personality has returned to normal. ...
If You Are Facing the Loss of Your Pet
When your pet dies, we are here with answers and support
2min read Sean’s older cat Gracie limped with pain. She began to bump into walls and urinate in the living room. Then, when Sean’s younger cat began to groom Gracie, he realized it was time to prepare for her death. Our cats and dogs are family, so it’s...
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