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Rattlesnakes and Dogs Don’t Mix: San Antonio Pets & Vets

May 22, 2018
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Rattlesnake bites in Dogs. What is the main thing to know? Get to a veterinarian immediately! When I treated a former co-worker’s dogs for rattlesnake bites, she had not even seen the snake bite the dogs. She went into the backyard and noted one dog was painful and had swelling around the face and neck. […]

Aspiring to be the best vet: San Antonio Pets & Vets

May 21, 2018
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What does it mean to be the best bet in San Antonio to our clients and their beloved animals? Do our clients expect affordable care? What about attentive, compassionate and caring staff? Or to be the best, do our clients expect availability, same day appointments or what about a wide-range of care in-house? At Acorn Hill Animal Hospital, […]

Fleas & Flea Allergies: San Antonio Pets & Vets

May 18, 2018
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With this recent bout of rain and now a hot/humid San Antonio environment – fleas will continue to be a big problem. Flea control is a hot topic currently for our San Antonio veterinary clinic. In fact, Flea Allergies are a major cause of the skin problems we are treating currently. Many dogs and cats […]

Heads up for snakes: San Antonio Pets & Vets

May 16, 2018
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“Red and Yellow = Kill a Fellow.” This is not a stock photo. This was alive in San Antonio in Dr. Powell’s garage Monday morning. Thank you sticky bug traps! This coral snake was about 2 feet long. I wasn’t brave enough to get close enough for an exact measurement, but I feel comfortable estimating […]

Fond Farewell to Kaylea

May 11, 2018
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Today, we wish Godspeed to Kaylea and her husband Jacob as they depart San Antonio and move back to their home state of Arizona. We are grateful for Jacob’s service to our country as an Army serviceman. Kaylea has helped us embody our mission statement of serving people by caring for their pets. You know […]

Sugar goes to Fiesta!

April 27, 2018
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Even if you just moved to San Antonio, you have most likely heard of the craziness that is Fiesta!  This time of year is dominated by bright colors, music, and most of all, fun events.  Fiesta lasts for a week and half each year…and thank goodness for that because if you are an avid partaker […]

1 Year ago today…

April 10, 2018
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We are excited to celebrate the first anniversary with our Associate Veterinarian – Dr. Stephanie Horstmann! It has been a joy and a blessing to work with Dr. Horstmann. Having another compassionate veterinarian join our practice is a huge step in our pursuit of being the best vet in San Antonio. Dr. Horstmann has done […]

Welcome Back Dr. Horstmann

March 9, 2018
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We are so happy to welcome back Stephanie Horstmann, DVM back from maternity leave! Dr. Horstmann delivered her second bundle of joy on 12/21/18 and sweet baby Horstmann is healthy and doing well at home! Dr. Horstmann has made a smooth transition back to work and is already providing the very best care for your […]

Dog & Cat Dental Care

February 27, 2018
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What is the biggest question about a dog or cat dental cleaning? Doc, why is it so expensive? My own dentist doesn’t charge that much for a dental cleaning! I contest that your veterinarians (and hopefully that’s Clint Powell, DVM or Stephanie Horstmann, DVM) charge a mere fraction when compared to the equivalent medical care […]

And the winner is…

February 20, 2018
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We have a winner!!  Read on to learn a little bit about the dog behind the photo 🙂 Ned is an 8 year old Mastador, which is a mix of a Mastiff and a Labrador…which obviously makes for a handsome guy!  His coat is dark chocolate colored (perfect for Valentines!) and weighs in at a […]