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Our blog hosts a wealth of information about dogs and cats and the San Antonio, Texas, area. We encourage you to learn more about any of the topics we have posted. You are always welcome to call us with questions or concerns regarding your pets. 

Unleashing Relief: Introducing Two Revolutionary Medications for Osteoarthritis in Dogs and Cats

By Acorn Hill Animal Hospital | March 25, 2024

Our older pets bring joy and warmth to our lives. However, as they age, they are susceptible to various health conditions, one of the most common being osteoarthritis (OA). Osteoarthritis is a painful degenerative joint disease that affects both dogs and cats, hindering their quality of life. Fortunately, recent breakthroughs in veterinary medicine have introduced…

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Love your pet’s teeth | San Antonio Pets & Vets

By Acorn Hill Animal Hospital | February 12, 2021

Oh no, Fido has bad breath! Don’t turn your nose up and run. This could be a sign that Fido needs a dental. Love is in the air this month with Valentine’s Day upon us, but it is also a time to love your pet’s teeth! What is February? February is Pet Dental Health Month.…

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Windy conditions and pets | San Antonio Pets & Vets

By Acorn Hill Animal Hospital | December 15, 2020

San Antonio just experienced a norther that brought chilly air and very gusty strong winds. The windy conditions can pose harm to your outdoor pets. The wind doesn’t usually bother us humans as we can simply pull the wind breaker on and head indoors. But what about our outdoor pets? How do they handle the…

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Signs your pet needs dental care : San Antonio Pets & Vets

By Acorn Hill Animal Hospital | September 11, 2020

Check those teeth! Signs your pet needs dental care is right there in their mouth. That is correct check your pets teeth often! Your pets mouth is a crucial indicator to their health. Often and easy to overlook are the health of their teeth, but checking them and getting them cleaned on a regular basis…

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Pet Dental Disease: San Antonio Pets & Vets

By Acorn Hill Animal Hospital | August 31, 2020

Your pet’s mouth and teeth are vital for their health. Pet Dental Disease can cause other health problems, as well, other underlying issues can cause oral and dental issues. It is very important to have your pets oral health checked every year. September is Pet Dental Health month! We want to help bring awareness to…

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Coronavirus vaccine | San Antonio Vets & Pets

By Acorn Hill Animal Hospital | April 2, 2020

I heard I can vaccinate my dog for coronavirus. Should I get the coronavirus vaccine for my dog? Will this help to “flatten the curve?” In our last blog we discussed a couple of dogs in China that tested positive for coronavirus. If you missed it you can read about it here. Today, we are…

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Curbside Veterinarian | San Antonio Vets & Pets

By Acorn Hill Animal Hospital | March 31, 2020

If for any reason you need to remain in your vehicle, please call us at 210-654-7117 and we are happy to serve and bring Vet Clinic Curbside to you! Take your pet food or prescriptions to your vehicle. Wait in your vehicle while we bring your pet in for a nail trim, vaccinations, or evaluation/treatment…

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Dogs and Coronavirus | San Antonio Vets & Pets

By Acorn Hill Animal Hospital | March 25, 2020

What about the dogs that tested positive for coronavirus in China? What about the one dog that died during coronavirus quarantine in China? Let’s throw this out there, laboratory tests are not perfect. There, I said it. Let’s discuss the dog who tested positive for coronavirus and then died. This is a super sad story,…

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Dogs, Cats & Covid – Oh My!

By Acorn Hill Animal Hospital | March 23, 2020

San Antonio Veterinarian discusses Coronavirus and Pets. As of Sunday 3/22/2020, there is ZERO evidence that a pet dog or cat can become ill with or transmit COVID-19 to a human 1,2,3,4. So practice Universal Hygiene 5,6,7,8 and love your pets! Before you quote this veterinarian, please look at my disclaimer and let’s dig into…

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Dental Month: San Antonio Pets & Vets

By Acorn Hill Animal Hospital | September 4, 2019

September is pet dental month and our San Antonio veterinarians take oral health seriously. Just like in humans, pets’ oral health is important. We are cutting the prices this month to make sure your pet stays healthy. Contact us and save $35 off your pets dental exam! Pre-operative examination Complete pre-operative dental health exam. Our…

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