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Tell Me About: Dental Health

Tell Me About: Dental Health

Just this morning while I was getting ready for work, I heard a huge commotion in my kitchen. It was my 2 dogs, Harley and Frank knocking over the trashcan to dig out the scraps. These two sweet, wonderful, dogs of mine both had mouthfuls of last night’s...

Tell Me About: Pet Insurance

Tell Me About: Pet Insurance

It is very common in today’s climate to not be very happy with health insurance. Premiums are soaring, deductibles seemingly outrageous, and shopping for health plans is often a dismal experience. The struggle to justify the monthly premium, with the annual benefit,...

Tell-Me-About: Spaying and Neutering

Tell-Me-About: Spaying and Neutering

(From Country Friends Veterinary Clinic’s new Tell-Me-About blog series) In this new Tell-Me-About blog series Country Friends Veterinary Clinic will be exploring various topics that are discussed in the care of small animals, specifically cats and dogs....

Can Dogs Get The Flu Too?

Can Dogs Get The Flu Too?

Dr. Robin Westwood, owner at Country Friends Veterinary Clinic, shares her insight on the flu season and how it might affect your dog. We have been made aware of an outbreak of a new strain of Dog Flu (H3N2) in Austin Texas.  As of this time the outbreak...

Grieving After the Loss of a Pet

Grieving After the Loss of a Pet

As we continue with the topic on “end of life events” with our pets, Dr. Rhonda Phillips, licensed veterinarian and owner of Country Friends Veterinary Clinic, will address the emotional aspect of realizing how to grieve our loss as humans, both adults and children,...

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Last week Dr Robin Westwood, Texas A&M University Class of ’98 and associate veterinarian at Country Friends Veterinary Clinic, touched on anxiety and noise phobias in dogs. She purposely held off on going into much detail with Separation Anxiety as...