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Please Switch Your Dog to a Non-Grain-Free Diet

Please Switch Your Dog to a Non-Grain-Free Diet

The FDA released data at the end of June that links grain-free diets – and food rich in peas, lentils, soy or other legumes -- to heart issues in dogs. At Firehouse, we never recommended grain-free diets because we never saw any evidence that these diets provided a...

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Keeping Your Pets Happy, Healthy, and Safe this Summer

Keeping Your Pets Happy, Healthy, and Safe this Summer

Summer is a great time to be outside, relax, and take a break from the busy year. However, loud storms and fireworks, high temperatures and time in the water can all be dangerous for pets. The good news is, with some preparation, there are many strategies that can...

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Dogs and cats get skin cancer, too.

Dogs and cats get skin cancer, too.

The sun is strong and Central Texans need to protect their skin and their pets’ skin, too. Yes, dogs and cats can get skin cancer. Since May is Skin Cancer Awareness month, we want to share the two kinds of skin cancer in pets you need to be aware of. Below you'll...

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Firehouse Belterra Turns One

Firehouse Belterra Turns One

It has been the best year getting to know the Belterra and Dripping Springs community. As we approach our 1st anniversary on May 7th we're excited to recount our favorite 3 memories.Day 1 -- Our Grand Opening was AmazingThere was so much excitement! Clients who...

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Firehouse Philanthropy

Firehouse Philanthropy

At Firehouse, we're dedicated to improving the lives of pets all around Central Texas. And we don't limit our philanthropy to the holiday season – we give back all year round.As shelters need medical services for their pets, we happily help out. This way,...

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Having a Safe & Fear Free Holiday with your Pet

Having a Safe & Fear Free Holiday with your Pet

The holidays can be stressful for humans, but what about our pets? October is a good time to find ways to reduce your pet’s fear, stress, and anxiety from Halloween through New Year’s. When your dog or cat is less anxious, you’ll have more fun, too! During...

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Firehouse Is Offering A New Heartworm Preventative

Firehouse Is Offering A New Heartworm Preventative

Do you have trouble remembering to give those monthly heartworm pills to your pet? Firehouse Animal Health Center is now offering ProHeart 6, an injectable heartworm preventative that lasts 6 months. Because ProHeart 6 offers 6 months of prevention, it’s...

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Every Geriatric Pet Should Have an Abdominal Ultrasound

Every Geriatric Pet Should Have an Abdominal Ultrasound

Veterinary medicine has come a long way over the last few decades. We used to spend our days (and still do) putting out fires all day and practicing reactive medicine. But what if you could prevent the fires before they ever started? Or, at least, catch it...

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Location

3801 N Capital of Texas Hwy, Ste F-100
Austin, TX 78746
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Hours

Mon-Fri: 7:30am – 6:00pm
Sat: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Sun: Closed

Contact

Phone: 512.765.9009 (Call 24/7!)
Fax: 888.262.3967
Email: westlakeinfo@firehouse.vet

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3801 N Capital of Texas Hwy Ste F-100
Austin, TX 78746

Mon-Fri: 7:30am – 6:00pm
Sat: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Sun: Closed