Rattlesnake Season

When the bluebonnets are blooming, the rattlesnakes are moving. Venomous snakes bite about 150,000 dogs and cats every year. Snake bites are life-threatening, extremely painful, expensive to treat, and can cause permanent damage to your pet. The Rattlesnake vaccine is given in two injections a month apart. Protection peaks about 30 to 45 days after a booster and lasts approximately …

spot-on treatment

Adverse Reactions to Spot-on flea and tick

Adverse reactions to spot-on flea and tick products can be an issue. Even though Spot-on flea and tick products for dogs and cats have greatly improved the safety and convenience of controlling external parasites on our pets. Using pesticides that are many degrees less toxic and frequently more effective than the organophosphate or carbamate dips and sprays of the past, …

Itching and Allergy in Cats

Coping with an itchy cat can be an extremely frustrating experience for you, the pet owner, and can truly test the limits of the human-animal bond.  Persistent scratching and chewing by the pet can also result in open wounds to the skin and pain to your cat.  The following information is intended to help provide pet owners with a basic …

Itching and Allergy in Dogs

Itching and Allergy in Dogs can be attributed to a few reasons. Coping with an itchy pet can be an extremely frustrating experience for a pet owner and can truly test the limits of the human-animal bond. Persistent scratching and chewing by a dog can also result in open wounds to the skin and pain to your pet. The following information is …

Proheart 12

Proheart 12

  Lytle Veterinary Clinic would like to introduce ProHeart 12. ProHeart 12 is the only once-yearly injection to prevent heartworm disease† in dogs. Pets must be 12 months or older to receive injection. 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. …

heartworm disease

What is heartworm disease? Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets in the United States and many other parts of the world. It is caused by foot-long worms (heartworms) that live in the heart, lungs and associated blood vessels of affected pets. This can cause severe lung disease, heart failure and damage to other organs in …

heatstroke in dogs

Heatstroke in Dogs

Heatstroke in Dogs: Heat Can be Fatal to Your Pet texvetpets.org/article/heatstroke-heat-can-be-fatal-to-your-pet/ What is heatstroke? Heatstroke is a medical emergency for a dog and requires veterinary treatment. 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 …

Allergy testing

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Allergy testing can be done at 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 show policy

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Policy on Cancellations of Appointments/No-Show We would like to inform you of a policy on cancellation of appointment/no-show. Effective February, 2018 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. …