Staff at an emergency veterinary hospital in Plano, Texas, couldn't perform diagnostic tests during intermittent power outages and after water pipes burst, but they treated 230 pets from the evening of Feb. 14 through Feb. 21, says veterinarian Dean Severidt, director of veterinary medicine at the Emergency Animal Hospital of Collin County. That's double the number of pets typically seen over a similar time period, and "clients were so understanding and willing to help out or wait as long as they need to," Dr. Severidt said.
Texas veterinary clinic staff undeterred by winter storm
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