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Veterinary Care for Your New Kitten

Kitten Veterinary Care: What Does My Kitten Really Need? There is nothing more exciting than bringing home a new member of the family. Kittens are extremely entertaining and cute, but can also be a lot of work. The following information is meant to be an introduction to the veterinary care that your kitten will need […]

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Feline Spaying and Neutering

Spaying or Neutering Your Cat: When and Why. Spaying or neutering your cat is a very important aspect of being a cat owner. Having your cat “fixed” is not only beneficial to you and your pet but to society as a whole. Female cats who are not spayed will come into heat every 2-3 weeks, […]

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Case of the Month: Feline Intestinal Foreign Body

Charlie Ate What?! When Charlie’s owners returned from a short vacation to find this very sweet and playful cat lying around the house they were immediately worried. Instead of greeting them when they came home and acting like his normal, friendly self, Charlie was vomiting, not eating, and acting very lethargic. They rushed Charlie to […]

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Veterinary Care for Your New Puppy

Puppy Veterinary Care: What Does My Puppy Really Need? We LOVE seeing new puppies come into River Road Veterinary Clinic, and lately we have been seeing  a lot of them! Bringing home a new member of the family is both exciting and a little bit overwhelming. Training a new puppy can be exhausting, finding time […]

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Veterinary Acupuncture

Veterinary Acupuncture: Can it Really Help My Pet? We have made great advances in the field of medicine for both humans and animals, but there are ancient practices that have proven their effectiveness over time. Veterinary acupuncture is one such practice that has been growing in acceptance in the U.S. for the treatment of many […]

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The Dangers of Tea Tree Oil for Pets

Tea Tree Oil for Pets?  Better Think Twice. Tea tree oil is extracted from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia plant native to Australia, and has a long history of medical use by its indigenous people. Currently, it is often used topically in people for its antiviral, antiseptic, antifungal and antibacterial properties, but has been […]

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