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Separation Anxiety: What, Why, and What To Do

What is Separation Anxiety? In human terms, anxiety is defined as an overall feeling of impending danger or threat.  For dogs with separation anxiety, this ‘threat’ is being away from their owner.  They tend to be overly attached to their family members and follow them from room to room; rarely spending time outdoors alone.  Usually, […]

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Pet Allergies: Tips and Tricks to Dealing with Environmental Allergens

An allergy is an inflammatory response to an allergen.  These can be anything from food, natural and synthetic fibers, dander, weed, grass, or tree pollen, insects, mold spores; to the normal bacteria and yeast that live on your pets skin naturally.  Typically, it takes simultaneous exposures to multiple allergens to tip the scales from simple […]

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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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Oral Inflammatory Disease in Cats by Dr. Rittwage

Written by Dr. Chantal Rittwage Forewarning:  There was no way to make this upbeat and interesting.  But there is lots of good information in here! Classic signs of a painful mouth are drooling, difficulty chewing hard food, preference for soft food or only licking juice off food, unwilling to drink cold water, anorexia or approaching […]

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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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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.


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