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Vomiting Dogs: How to Help

The most common cause of vomiting in dogs is “dietary indiscretion”.  This is essentially a polite way of saying he/she ate something that upset his/her stomach.  It has always fascinated me what a dog will choose to eat: dog food, human food, cat food, cat litter, toys, bones, underwear, dirty socks, used tampons, dirty diapers, […]

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How to Give your Dog a Pill

Medicating your pooch doesn’t HAVE to be a daunting task. Here are some tips that might make the process easier for both of you… With oral dog medications, you have several options: Hide the pill in food, Crush the pill and mix in food, Have the medication compounded as a deliciously flavored liquid, or Have […]

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Crate Training Your Puppy 101

Why’s – The crate is your puppy’s safe zone. Would you ever even contemplate allowing a human baby free access to your home at all times? Or to sleep in anything other than a playpen or crib? No, of course not – because it’s unsafe! Puppies are not born with an innate sense of what’s […]

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Demystifying “Hot Spots”

A “Hot Spot” is a medical condition known as acute moist dermatitis; meaning it is a skin infection that comes on suddenly.  The following information will explain why they occur, how to recognize them, and how to treat.

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5 Reasons Why Your Vet is Telling You Your Pet NEEDS to Lose Weight

Written by Dr. Rittwage . . . . We’re not just trying to be mean. . . Pets are considered “over-weight” when they weight 10-20% more than their ideal body weight.  They considered “obese” when they are 20% or more above their ideal body weight.  This means that as an ideal weight for your typical […]

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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: 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