Henderson County Veterinary Hospital

PO Box 391
Athens, TX 75751

(903)675-5613

www.hcvethospital.com

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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Performing Pet Treatments at Home

For some people, being involved in a pet’s treatment is a chance to deepen the bond and feel involved. For others, it is merely a practical matter – the costs o ...

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Ebola Virus Outbreaks and Veterinary Considerations

What is Ebola virus disease?Ebola virus disease (EVD) is also known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever. EVD is a severe contagious disease affecting humans, non-human ...

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Company pursues first lymphoma drug for dogs

Photomicrograph courtesy of Dr. Jan Bellows Cancerous lymphoblasts, resembling grapes, appear amid normal red blood cells in a 6-year-old beagle.

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When microchips muddle pet ownership status

The day a new client brought in a friendly terrier mix she’d found as a stray, Dr. Meghan Ellis was just trying to do the right thing by scanning the dog for a ...

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Surprise! Some sneezes go backward

Emergency rooms are magical places of brown smells, buzzing fluorescent lights, long wait times and stale coffee, so I can see why people would really want to s ...

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