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My Dog Has Worms?!

Did your dog vomit worms?  Have some in the feces?  Found little ‘rice-like’ segments stuck to the fur around the bum/tail, inching around?  Or simply had diarrhea and was found on fecal exam? This can obviously be disconcerting, but is relatively easy to take care of. Roundworms, Hookworms, Whipworms, and Tapeworms  . . . Oh […]

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Tips for First Time Kitten Owners Part 1

Written by Lisa Michalik Congratulations on your new furry addition! Deciding to add a kitten to your family should never be one taken lightly or done “on a whim”. Kittens are not born into this world with an innate knowledge of what is required of them to live in a human world. They require guidance […]

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I Found a Tick On My Dog! What Do I Do Now?! by Dr. Chantal Rittwage

Check for ticks, by to running your hands over the whole body, every time your pet comes back from an area you know is inhabited by ticks (ie: areas with tall grass and low lying shrubs).  Ticks attach most frequently around the pet’s head, ears, neck, and feet, but that doesn’t mean they can’t go […]

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How to Looks for Ticks by Lisa Michalik, Veterinary Technician

Ughhhh! It’s almost that time of year again. TICK SEASON! Ticks are most active during April-May and September-November. This does, however, vary according to weather conditions. Ticks can be found anywhere; most commonly in trees, bushes and grass. Different species of ticks populate different areas. For example, deer ticks (common carriers of Lyme disease) are found […]

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Benefits of Pets in the Workplace

Written by Lisa Michalik, RVT How awesome is that?! Did you know there are many GREAT reasons why this is a good thing? Here’s why: Reducing stress —  employees report lower levels of stress with pets in the workplace. Cats slightly edge out dogs in the stress-relief department (sorry, dog-lovers), but both canine and feline contributed to […]

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Did you know that pet’s during an emergency may need a blood donation just like in humans? 

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Last updated: December 16, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 4, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.


This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!



We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED


Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Mountain Road Animal Hospital