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Lethargy in Dogs

Things that cam make your dog lethargic and weak can range from infection and disease to pain and medication. Because weakness and lethargy can indicate anything from a chronic condition

2021-05-19T13:27:57-04:00 November 1st, 2019|0 Comments

How to Treat a dog with Ringworm

“Ringworm” is a skin disease of warm-blooded mammals properly termed “Dermatomycosis.” It can be a major problem in multiple animal households and kennels/catteries. It is caused by a fungus-type organism.

2021-05-19T13:28:01-04:00 October 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Chagas Disease in Dogs

What is Chagas Disease? One of the more serious threats to dogs in Texas is a very little-known disease called Chagas. It is a disease that has been increasingly diagnosed

2019-10-08T10:18:37-04:00 September 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Bufo Toad Poisoning In Dogs

By:Dr.Heflin Along the Gulf Coast, a very prevalent resident of our backyards harbors one of the more common toxins to dogs. The bufo marinus (the Giant, Marine or Cane toad)

2019-08-07T21:44:21-04:00 July 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

When does your pet go from puppy and kitten to senior?

It is often misconstrued at which age does our pet become considered a 'senior' and what that means. There is no direct answer because it varies between species and size

2018-12-06T14:26:13-05:00 December 6th, 2018|Comments Off on When does your pet go from puppy and kitten to senior?

Heartworm Disease and Your Pets

Heartworms tend to be confused with intestinal worms and mistaken as a parasite that can easily be treated with an oral dewormer. Unfortunately this is not the case. Heartworm disease

2019-12-10T12:13:00-05:00 September 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Heartworm Disease and Your Pets

Heat stroke and your pets

During this time of year we are known to have extremely high temperatures. Sometimes reaching upwards of 100 degrees Farenheit. And while staying cool for us may be as easy

2019-12-10T12:13:10-05:00 August 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Heat stroke and your pets

April Showers

April showers bring May flowers but the wet conditions of Spring can also bring an increased risk of developing an infection called Leptospirosis. Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection which can

2019-12-10T12:13:23-05:00 April 5th, 2018|Comments Off on April Showers

Feline Friendly

A trip to the vet is something that we strive to make our patients feel confident about. Since we at Mission Veterinary Hospital are a mixed animal practice we have

2019-12-10T12:13:34-05:00 March 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Feline Friendly