Dr. Faught and his furry friends are on the Wednesday KXAN segment “Ask The Vet” at 12:20 pm. He discusses different topics about pet care and answers questions from the Austin community. Below are a couple of segments that he has done, there will be many more to come!
We understand that you and your Firehouse veterinarian make an all-star team when it comes to keeping your pet healthy. But we know this comes with a lot of time, patience, and education to make sure your pets get the best care. When it comes to pet health problems it’s always best to get your answers from reliable, trusted sources of information – such as your Firehouse veterinarian, staff, and links provided on this site.
Arthritis in Pets
Symptoms Include: Show stiffness or discomfort when getting up from a lying-down position, Appear to have stiff, swollen or sore joints, Suffer loss of flexibility in their joints, Be hesitant to jump, run or climb stairs.
If your dog or cat are showing any of these symptoms don’t hesitate to give us a call to discuss any further treatments.
Dr. Faught and Mabel from Firehouse Animal Health Center in Austin Texas discuss the importance of heartworm screening. A heartworm is a parasitic worm that travels through the blood to the heart where it will live. It is a very serious disease seen in pets, and can be fatal. In Texas your pet should be on heartworm prevention all year round. If you have any questions for Dr. Faught then sent your video question to AskTheVet@KXAN.com.
Stray Animals and Pets
Sunscreen on Pets
Dr. Faught and Addi from Firehouse Animal Health Center talk about the purpose of using sunscreen on dogs. Dr. Faught mentions how you can use child sunscreen and you want to make sure it doesn’t have any zink oxide in it, since it can be toxic. He also covers topics such as fleas and separation anxiety. If you have any questions for Dr. Faught send your video message to AskTheVet@KXAN.com