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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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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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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