Henderson County Veterinary Hospital

PO Box 391
Athens, TX 75751

(903)675-5613

hcvethospital.com

Dog vs. Porcupine: Same Winner Every Time

I can also guarantee that the dog will never learn that the porcupine has no need to run away. Why would a porcupine run? He may only have one defense, but it's ...

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Tip Toe through the Toxic Tulips

It’s that time of year! Flowers are poking up from beneath the earth, the pollen count is rising, and folks are getting the bug to plant stuff and make it grow. ...

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Imaging Tests (Radiology Options)

Imaging in veterinary medicine has advanced greatly since the first radiographs (x-rays) were taken of pets just decades ago. Now there is a multitude of imagin ...

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My Neighbor Poisoned my Dog!

Of all the odd phenomena that I have witnessed in 18 years of veterinary emergency medicine, one stands out as perhaps the oddest and most annoying:  the unshak ...

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Chicken Jerky Treats from China may be Associated with Kidney Issues

The chicken jerky treats made in China have been associated with kidney disease for a few years. Ever since the association between these products and illness w ...

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Will relaxed marijuana laws produce more stoned dogs?

As an emergency hospital veterinarian in California, Dr. Tracey Hanna saw an average of one dog a day intoxicated by marijuana. That’s right, every day. During ...

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