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We’re thrilled to announce the opening of the Houston SPCA Pet Wellness Clinic, dedicated to serving the beloved pets of our community. Our clinic is committed to delivering top-notch yet affordable veterinary care for your furry companions, encompassing essential vaccinations and preventatives.

As of now, our services encompass vaccinations, preventatives, and online pharmacy services (coming soon). However, we do not currently offer veterinary care for injured or unwell pets, nor do we provide spaying or neutering services. Stay connected with us through social media for the latest updates on our Pet Wellness Clinic as we work diligently to expand our offerings in the near future.

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Rescue & Cruelty

Emaciated Doberman weighs 50 Pounds when rescued

Investigator comforts emaciated Doberman

This emaciated Doberman was rescued by a cruelty investigator as a stray attached to a cruelty case. Once he arrived on our campus, he was closely evaluated by our veterinary team.

He was weighed at just 50 pounds. The ideal weight for a male Doberman is double that figure, between 80 and 90 pounds. He was also suffering from an untreated eye injury.

Now, he’ll be fed a nourishing diet to help him gain healthy weight and will receive badly needed quality veterinary care.

Animals described as emaciated have clearly visible ribs and spine. It takes quite a bit of time and a chronic lack of caloric intake and slow starvation to achieve such a low body condition score. Therefore, it’s critical to provide proper nutrition and diet to care for your pet’s health and keep them at a healthy weight. Be sure to follow veterinarian recommendations for serving size for your pet. Also, there are instructions on the back of your pet food bad with suggestions for your pet’s size.

If you notice an animal in poor body condition, please don’t wait to report animal cruelty to the Houston SPCA. Call 713-869-7722 or file a report online.

Emaciated Doberman arrives at Houston SPCA for veterinary exam

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