Heatstroke in Dogs

Heatstroke is a medical emergency for a dog and requires veterinary treatment. Heatstroke 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 …

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 …

Allergy testing

allergy testing in pets

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 …

Bravecto for Cats

Only need to apply once every three months. SIMPLIFY COMPLIANCE WITH 12 WEEKS* OF FLEA AND TICK PROTECTION Only Bravecto® delivers 12 weeks* of flea and tick protection for cats with a one convenient topical dose. That means 12 weeks you don’t have to worry about flea and tick compliance. When it comes to ensuring flea and tick protection for the …

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 …

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Continuing Education

Did you know that Texas veterinarians are required to complete 17 hours of continuing education per year? Licensed veterinary technicians are required to take 10 hours. Last month, our whole staff attended the America Veterinary Medical Association convention that was held in San Antonino. We are all eager to find out about new ways to help our patients lead a healthy life and make that …

Purina Pro Plan – Bright Mind

Purina Pro Plan Bright Mind promotes alertness and mental sharpness in dogs age 7+. If your dog is showing signs of less interaction and activity with you, he may be dealing with decreased cognitive health in the brain. That is exactly why Bright Mind was developed – to promote memory, attention, and trainability. Made with real chicken as the first ingredient, it’s …

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Bluebonnets and Rattlesnakes

By Miranda Sevier April showers bring May flowers, and in Texas that means seeing bluebonnets blooming in fields and along roadsides, but with the recent rains flowers are blossoming sooner. At the entrance of the subdivision where I live, there are fields on either side where hundreds of bluebonnets grow every spring. There are many times that I have driven …