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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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Importance of Neutering by Dr. Chantal Rittwage

First and foremost, I’d like to take a second to introduce myself and explain the purpose of this forum. I’m Chantal, I’m one of your veterinarians at Mountain Road Animal Hospital, and this is my first ever blog! For quite a while now pet owners have had to resort to asking “Dr. GOOGLE” for advice […]

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Basic Small Animal First Aid

Bites and fight wounds: –       Clean wounds with warm water –       Cover to protect from further contamination –       Seek veterinary attention if bleeding is persistent, wounds involving the head (eyes, ears, nose, throat), penetrating injuries to the chest, abdomen or groin. Bleeding: –       If blood “spurting”, pooling, or soaking bandage seek veterinary […]

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Five Questions to Ask Your Vet for Your Pet’s Annual Exam

Many of us know by now that we should be doing something to help prevent tartar and gingivitis in our animals,

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CABB

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

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Last updated: May 4, 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.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

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

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. OPERATING HOURS

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


NEW PET OWNERS

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