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World Elephant Day

August 12, 2016 / Comments Off on World Elephant Day

On August 12, 2012, the inaugural World Elephant Day was launched to bring attention to the urgent plight of Asian and African elephants. The elephant is loved, revered and respected by people and cultures around the world, yet we balance on the brink of seeing the last of this magnificent creature.   Homepage

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Burleson Animal Shelter Pet of the Week

August 6, 2016 / Comments Off on Burleson Animal Shelter Pet of the Week

Boogy Boogy is a 5-month-old shepherd mix puppy who is looking for his new home. Boogy is a very sweet, playful, and very energetic puppy. So if you are looking for a new addition please stop by and look at Boogy. Boogy is up to date on his shots and heartworm negative. His adoption fee…

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Close call for kitten at Fort Worth Zoo

August 2, 2016 / Comments Off on Close call for kitten at Fort Worth Zoo

A zookeeper rescued a kitten after she fell into a dragon cage at the Fort Worth Zoo over the weekend. The kitten, since named Komodo, was taken to the Humane Society of North Texas for care, according to the organization’s Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/HumaneSocietyofNorthTexas/

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National Mutt Day – July 31st

July 31, 2016 / Comments Off on National Mutt Day – July 31st

National Mutt Day, also known as National Mixed Breed Dog Day, was created in 2005 by Celebrity Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Welfare Advocate, Colleen Paige, (also founder of National Dog Day, National Cat Day, National Puppy Day & many more) and is celebrated on both July 31st and December 2nd. National Mutt…

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IVECCS 2016

July 25, 2016 / Comments Off on IVECCS 2016

IVECCS 2016 We are looking for experienced ER technicians and doctors. Come visit our booth at the 22ND INTERNATIONAL VETERINARY EMERGENCY & CRITICAL CARE SYMPOSIUM, IN GRAPEVINE, TEXAS. SEPTEMBER 7-11,2016 Job Fair Exhibitor Space: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 4:00-7:00 p.m. (subject to change) If you cannot make it to the job fair, but are attending IVECCS 2016 then look…

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‘Sid’ given a 2nd chance at life

July 16, 2016 / Comments Off on ‘Sid’ given a 2nd chance at life

‘Sid’ was a stray German Shepherd puppy who was hit by a car and brought to the ER to be euthanized. With the help of Dr Harlin from Countryside Animal Medical Center she has now made an amazing recovery. Here are her ‘before’ pictures and radiographs.           Here she is many…

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The unsung heroes of Animal Emergency Hospitals

July 13, 2016 / Comments Off on The unsung heroes of Animal Emergency Hospitals

Every day hundreds of animals need blood transfusions, but there are few national animal blood banks. Similar to human blood types, there are five major canine blood types, and one is a universal donor, like our “O negative”. Burleson Animal Emergency Hospital is helped meets its needs with generous donations from the following 4 legged…

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Mechanic or Veterinarian

July 9, 2016 / Comments Off on Mechanic or Veterinarian

An interesting case presented with a foreign body. Multiple radiographs were taken before the item was identified. The item is a socket, the type you use on a socket wrench. After inducing vomiting failed to dislodge the unwanted item, the owner elected to visit their pDVM for surgery. The dog is recovering well, and hopefully…

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Happy 4th July Weekend

July 1, 2016 / Comments Off on Happy 4th July Weekend

Millions of workers will have to be apart from their families and at work over the 4th July weekend, including the doctors and staff at Burleson Animal ER. We hope you are your loved ones have a safe and blessed 4th July weekend. We hope we do not have to see you, but know that if…

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Welcome to our new website!

May 18, 2016 / Comments Off on Welcome to our new website!

We’re pleased to announce that our new site is now live! Start exploring and let us know what you think. We’ll be using this blog to announce the latest news from Burleson Animal Hospital, as well as sharing useful information on animal health and care. If you have any comments, suggestions, or questions, please feel…

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