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GOBBLE, GOBBLE!

GOBBLE, GOBBLE!

While you sit down to Thanksgiving feast in your finest stretchy pants, remember that certain kinds of human food can cause tummy upset, diarrhea, or possible food poisoning in our furry friends. It’s always best to keep your pets on their regular diet, even during...

Firehouse’s Vaccine Philosophy

Firehouse’s Vaccine Philosophy

The human vaccination debate over the last few years has led to public discussions about pet vaccines as well. So we thought we'd take some time and share the Firehouse vaccination philosophy with you. Our approach with every pet is individualized healthcare. Our goal...

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

Boo! Halloween will be here soon. While you are busy celebrating, keep in mind that this spooky holiday can be an extremely scary time for your pets!The constant doorbell ringing and noise of eager trick or treaters might cause unnecessary stress to our favorite furry...

Back to School

Back to School

Dogs and cats sense can sense your mood. Keep your pets healthy as back to school forces our routines to change. Kids are now back at school, and new fall routines have begun. Your pets are likely feeling the change of schedules as well. Pets might feel anxious or...

Dogs and cats get skin cancer, too.

Dogs and cats get skin cancer, too.

The sun is strong and Central Texans need to protect their skin and their pets’ skin, too. Yes, dogs and cats can get skin cancer. Since May is Skin Cancer Awareness month, we want to share the two kinds of skin cancer in pets you need to be aware of. Below you'll...

Firehouse Westlake Turns 7!

Firehouse Westlake Turns 7!

As the original Firehouse Austin location turns seven this week, Dr. John Faught reflects on the changes and growth over the last seven years. We love our clients and our patients One thing I'm most blown away by is the amazing growth this hospital has sustained. When...