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SediVue Urine Sediment Analyzer

SediVue Urine Sediment Analyzer We’re excited to share that we recently purchased a brand new piece of diagnostic equipment for our laboratory! The SediVue Urine Sediment Analyzer is an incredible piece of machinery that is capable of generating an impressive amount of information from just 3-4 drops of urine! In the past, when evaluating a […]

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What is a Tono-pen?

What is a Tono-pen? There is fluid produced in the front of the eye and normally it leaves the front of the eye at the same rate that it is produced.  This is what creates normal ocular pressure.  If the rate of fluid production is faster than the rate of fluid leaving then the pressure […]

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Microchips and Your Pets

  Microchip Basics What is a Microchip? A microchip is a small metal chip (usually about the size of a grain of rice) that is implanted under your pet’s skin. Each chip carries a unique code that is emitted through a low radio frequency. This low radio frequency will never “run out” and can be […]

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The Cost of Heartworm Treatment

Heartworm Prevention and Treatment Every March, here at River Road Veterinary Clinic we offer 10% off all heartworm tests. Annual heartworm testing is one of the most important things you can do to ensure that your dog lives a long and healthy life. Even though we do not encounter heartworm disease nearly as much as […]

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Flea and Tick Prevention- Nexgard Chewables

Nexgard Chewables Recently, River Road Veterinary Clinic has chosen to add another great product to our arsenal of flea and tick prevention medications. These preventatives are very important to your pet’s health. All dogs and cats that go outside should be treated with a preventative medication. Although the risk of fleas and ticks decreases during […]

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Heartworm Prevention- Heartgard Plus

Heartgard Plus With the beautiful weather already upon us, it’s important to remember that this increase in temperatures marks the beginning of heartworm season. Even though the instances of heartworm disease in this area are much less than in the Southern states we still see cases of heartworm disease in dogs that have never left […]

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Flea Prevention- Trifexis

Trifexis With the upcoming flea and tick season already upon us, it’s important to remember that preventative flea/tick/heartworm medication is very important to your dog’s health. All dogs should be treated with a preventative medication. Trifexis is a once monthly oral medication.  Trifexis is distributed by Elanco and is available as a chewable tablet in […]

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Flea Prevention- Comfortis

Comfortis With the upcoming flea and tick season already upon us, it’s important to remember that preventative flea/tick medication is very important to your dog or cat’s health. All dogs and cats who go outside should be treated with a preventative medication. Treating your indoor cats with a flea medication is also a good idea […]

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Flea and Tick Prevention- Frontline Plus

 Frontline Plus With the upcoming flea and tick season already upon us, it’s important to remember that preventative flea/tick medication is very important to your dog or cat’s health. All dogs and cats who go outside should be treated with a preventative medication. Treating your indoor cats with a flea medication is also a good […]

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Flea and Tick Prevention- Revolution

Revolution With the upcoming flea and tick season already upon us, it’s important to remember that preventative flea/tick medication is very important to your dog or cat’s health. All dogs and cats who go outside should be treated with a preventative medication. Treating your indoor cats with a flea medication is also a good idea […]

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Flea and Tick Prevention- Scalibor Collar

Scalibor Collar With the upcoming flea and tick season already upon us, it’s important to remember that preventative flea/tick medication is very important to your dog’s health. All dogs should be treated with a preventative flea/tick medication. This greatly decreases their chances of contracting a tick-borne illness such as Lyme disease, Ehrlichia or Anaplasmosis as […]

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Flea and Tick Prevention- Activyl

Activyl and Activyl TickPlus With the upcoming flea and tick season already upon us, it’s important to remember that preventative flea/tick medication is very important to your dog or cat’s health. All dogs and cats who go outside should be treated with a preventative medication. Treating your indoor cats with a flea medication is also […]

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Pain Management and Your Pet

How to Manage Your Cat or Dog’s Pain Pain is often described as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage.” Pain is very subjective and difficult to measure, and can be especially difficult to measure in your cat or dog. It is important to note that just because your […]

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