Proheart 12

Proheart 12

A convenient and cost-effective once a year injection so you don’t have to worry about forgetting a monthly dose and leaving your best friend exposed to heartworm disease. The short answer: mosquitoes. A single bite from an infected mosquito can put your dog at risk for developing heartworm disease.  An infected mosquito bites your dog, infecting your dog with heartworm larvae. …

MyPetsWellness for Smartphones

For any clients who have previously accessed our pet portal, you can use the same login password to access the MyPetsWellness. If you’ve forgotten your password and would like to reset it, you can click here to do so. For any clients who have not taken advantage of our online pet portal, you can click here to establish a login …

heatstroke in dogs

Heatstroke in Dogs

Heatstroke in dogs occurs when a dog’s normal body mechanisms cannot keep the body’s temperature in a safe range.  The average normal body temperature for a dog is 101.5 F. A dog with heatstroke will often have a temperature in the range of 104 F to 106 F. Severe heatstroke can result in gastrointestinal upset, dysfunction of internal organs, spontaneous internal bleeding, …

Allergy testing

allergy testing, lytle veterinary clinic

Allergy Testing at Lytle Veterinary Clinic.  Every allergy case is unique. There is no magic pill for itchy pets. There are many options for short-term solutions to help control allergic disease signs in your patients. Immunomodulatory drugs target proteins with more wide-reaching impacts upon the body than just the causation of itch. No drug can cure chronic allergic disease; it can …

no show policy

policy-on-cancellations-of-appointments-no-show

Policy on Cancellations of Appointments/No-Show This policy has been established in order to provide the highest level of veterinary care to all of our patients. By providing us notice of a cancellation, we may be able to accommodate other patients with your appointment slot. When you do not show up for a scheduled appointment, it creates an unused appointment slot …

Toxic foods for your pets

Toxic Foods

Top 10 Toxins in the Kitchen Alcohol is rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream and affects pets quickly. Ingestion of alcohol can cause dangerous drops in blood sugar, blood pressure and body temperature. Intoxicated animals can experience wine, Toxic Foods for Pets seizures and respiratory failure. Products such as desserts containing alcohol or yeast-containing doughs are often the unknown culprits. Avocado, …

Toxic medicatons for pets

Top 10 Human Medications Poisonous to Pets

Top 10 Human Medications Poisonous to Pets   1. Pain relievers (e.g. Advil®, Aleve®, Motrin®, Tylenol®) 2. Antidepressants (e.g. Zoloft®, Cymbalta®, Effexor®) 3. ADD/ADHD medications (e.g. Ritalin®, Vyvanse®) 4. Sleep aids (e.g. Klonopin®, Ambien®, Lunesta®) 5. Muscle relaxants (e.g. Lioresal®, Flexeril®) 6 Heart medications (e.g. Cartia®, Cardizem®)   In Case of Emergency call Pet Poison Helpline 1-800-213-6680 A $35 fee …

Pet Diabetes Awareness Month

What is feline diabetes? Diabetes mellitus, the clinical name for “sugar diabetes,” is a condition that affects the concentration of glucose, a type of sugar, in your cat’s blood. Diabetes results from a shortage of insulin or when the body has trouble using the insulin it has made properly. Insulin affects the way your cat’s body uses food. When your …