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I Think My Pet is in “Heat” – What do I do Now?

Written by Dr. Chantal Rittwage Lost track of time?  Did her first heat come earlier than expected? Rescued a cat and were unsure of how old she was when you took her in?  Considering breeding?  Have a large or giant breed dog and your vet recommended waiting until after her first heat to have her […]

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Kitten Shots!

 So you just got a new kitten and know that you are supposed to bring the lil’ fuzz-ball to the vet for its shots.  What you may not know is exactly why, what and when he/she needs them.  Here’s some basic information to bring you ‘up-to-speed’: The WHY . . .                   Why Do I […]

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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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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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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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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.

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