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The ABCs of Pawsome Petcare

In honor of National Pet Week that has since passed, here are the ABCs of showing your pet you care year-round. A – Adventure Whether your pet enjoys leisurely strolls through the neighborhood, indoor play, or multi-mile hikes, spicing up your current routine with new routes, styles of play, and toys can invigorate your pet’s…

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Case study: Penelope

Penelope, a 9-year-old spayed female dachshund, came to Springs Veterinary Care with an extreme case of bad breath. Her owners even dubbed her “Stinky Penelope.” Dr. Amanda Smith examined Penelope, identifying dental disease and bad breath. She graded Penelope’s periodontal disease at 4/4, the most advanced disease, and an indication of advanced gum disease and…

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Photo Gallery: Dripping Springs HS Wet Lab

On February 27, Springs Veterinary Care hosted a wet lab for Dripping Springs High School students as part of the school’s animal science class. Here are some photos from the wet lab!  

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What you need to know about veterinary dental disease

Dental disease is the No. 1 veterinary diagnosis, but not many pet owners know much about this dangerous affliction. Here’s how periodontal disease forms, why it’s easy to overlook, and how to stay ahead of it. Dental disease: Common and dangerousMost dogs and cats have some evidence of periodontal disease by age 3 – and…

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How to Choose the Best Food for Your Pet

If you’ve ever done an Internet search for “best dog food” or “best cat food,” you know how many choices there are. Dry, canned, homemade, raw, freeze-dried. And that’s not even considering how many different brands there are. When it comes to giving your pet the best possible diet, your best resource is your Springs…

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Senior Pet Health: Caring for Your Aging Pet

We all wish our best furry friends will live forever (or at least as long as we do). However, dogs and cats age more quickly than humans, and by the age of 7, they’re considered middle-aged. When your pet starts to come up on AARP age, their health needs change. But with proper healthcare, diet,…

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Pet-Proof Your Home for the Holidays

The holidays are full of cheer – but they’re also full of dangers for your pets, from turkey bones to poinsettias. Click here to download our handy printable on keeping your home pet-friendly this holiday season. Please note: the pet holiday dangers infographic may take a moment to load due to its size.

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First annual Tails & Trails is a Success!

On October 13, 2018, Springs Veterinary Clinic hosted our first annual Springs Tails & Trails fun run to mark our first anniversary. The run took place at Founders Memorial Park in Dripping Springs, TX, and was followed by Drippin’ Dog Dip – a doggie swim in the Founders Memorial Park pool. About 60 humans and…

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Don’t be duped by dupes

Some online purchase fails are funny: a pair of pants that turns out to be doll-sized, a fancy dress that was hand-sewn by someone with little to no sewing skills. But others can have catastrophic results: a flea and tick preventive that isn’t made from the proper ingredients, or that is the wrong dosage. That’s…

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Springs Veterinary Care Celebrates First Anniversary

Bring out the tiny smash cake and make a note in the milestone book: Springs Veterinary Care is one year old! In the last year, we have gone from the new kid on the block to being one of the community’s most trusted veterinary practices in Dripping Springs. We’ve seen more than 700 pets, and…

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