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Weather Warning: Clinic Closure Thursday, March 13th

Due to severe weather conditions Mountain Road Animal Hospital will be closed this morning. We hope to be re-open by noon today. If you have an appointment with us this morning we will be contacting you to re-schedule as soon as we are able to. If you have a medical emergency please call Riverview Animal Hospital […]

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How To Ease Your Dog’s Fear of Loud Noises

Written by Lisa Michalik, RVT Intense anxiety, frantic pacing, extreme salivation, hiding in sometimes unusual places, whining, barking, vomiting…there’s even been cases of frenzied dogs jumping through glass windows in an attempt to get away!  Does this resemble your dog when he’s exposed to loud/sudden noises such as fireworks, thunderstorms, gunshots, car backfiring etc? No one […]

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4 Most Common Cancers in the Mouths of Cats & Dogs by Dr. Rittwage

Written by Dr. Chantal Rittwage If the mass is in the front of the mouth, most owners will notice it.  If the mass is in the back of the mouth or under the tongue, you may see  drooling (+/- blood tinged), loose teeth, swelling of the face or bulging eyes, nose bleeds, weight loss, bad […]

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Brushing Teeth: Tips and Tricks

Ideally, start when they’re young to make it easier for them to accept.  But this is still do-able in an older animal. Use only veterinary toothpastes and brushes as these are safe to ingest and extra soft on their gums. Brush daily to make it a part of your regular routine; twice weekly is acceptable […]

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Halitosis (Doggy Breath): What it is and What it Could Mean for Your Pet

Halitosis (aka “Bad Breath”) is defined as an offensive odor emanating from the oral cavity. Common Causes: Bacteria in the mouth, forming plaque on teeth within hours of brushing; leading to . . . Tartar causing gingivitis, which leads to periodontitis (tooth support loss); leading to . . . Pockets become infected with “bad” bacteria, […]

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We are so pleased with the level of service and care we received. We are new clients to the clinic…

Lisa Kennedy

The vets and techs have always taken very good care of our two dogs and 4 cats. They are…

Lori Belliveau

Always very satisfied with the caring service from Mountain Road Animal Service. Sasha says thank you. Always receive quick…

Patricia Farrell

Best vet in Moncton hands down. Animals love going, treated with respect and very knowledgeable staff. Thank you

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