Letter To Henrietta: My Pancreatitis Malady

Letter To Henrietta: My Pancreatitis Malady

By: “Barnum” Condon; A special thank you to Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists for saving Barnum!   Dear Henrietta: Have you missed me?  I am sorry that I haven’t been sniffing around your neighborhood.  I have missed you. I hope that over muscled Boxer, Alfred next door hasn’t stolen your heart.  You know he is all […]

Lulu Needs A Home After Major Surgery

Lulu Needs A Home After Major Surgery

Lulu’s looking for a new home after getting a new lease on life! Lulu has had it rough so far in her 3 years of life – she was rescued from an animal shelter in California where she was on the path to euthaniasia from overcrowding.  She was brought to Texas, adopted to what was supposed to be her […]

Dog and Cat Knees – A Joint Worth Protecting!

Dog and Cat Knees – A Joint Worth Protecting!

By Brian Beale, DVM, Diplomate ACVS, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists

Did you know the dog and cat each have 2 knees….just like us! Injury to the knee is the most common cause of lameness and pain in both dogs and cats. A tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is often the culprit. ACL tears occur frequently in man, but it is even more common in dogs. If left untreated, life long arthritis can ensue causing permanent pain and loss of function of the affected knee.

Third Annual Citizens for Animal Protection Howl-O-Ween Dog Walk and Expo

Costumed Canines Take to the Streets for the Third Annual Citizens for Animal Protection HOWL-O-Ween Dog Walk and Expo at LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch! Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP), along with Rover Oaks Pet Resort and LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch are teaming up to present the third annual HOWL-O-Ween Dog Walk and Expo at LaCenterra […]

Gulf Coast Vet Specialist Performs Surgery On Houston Zoo Goat

One of the Houston Zoo’s most special goats will likely be able to spend many more happy years delighting children and parents at the Houston Zoo, thanks to Dr. Brian Beale of Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists.