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New on-call hours at Riverside

Riverside Animal Hospital will continue to provide on-call emergency care to established clients when the emergency and specialty practices are closed. With that being said, we are happy to announce that beginning tonight, the Veterinary Referral Center of Central Oregon will be extending their emergency services to include 24 hour...

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Arthritis in Dogs and Cats

One of the most common questions we are asked as veterinarians is "What can I do for my dog or cat's arthritis pain".  We often think about arthritis in large breed dogs, but arthritis pain in cats is grossly underestimated. The symptoms of arthritis in cats are much more subtle...

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Telemedicine Service Now At Riverside!

The impact of COVID-19 is a challenge we are all facing together.  It is pushing all of us to rapidly develop new ways to accomplish daily activities with the goal of slowing the spread of this disease.  While this is a time of uncertainty, we do know our pets will...

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Coronavirus Protocol At Riverside Animal Hospital

Riverside Animal Hospital is determined to do it's part in keeping both your family and our team safe during the Coronavirus outbreak. In response to the national state of emergency declaration, we are initiating the following policies to minimize traffic in our lobby and the possibility of transmission through contact...

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Holiday Hazards For Your Pet

As we embark upon the holiday season, we hope it will be a time of merriment, reconnection with family and friends, and (for better or worse!) an abundance of wonderful food. We all know that the holidays can bring both joy and stress, however, and this is also true for...

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Acupuncture is Available at Riverside!

Article by Jess Casey, DVM What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is the stimulation of very specific points on the body to produce a response. This response aids in providing pain relief and in the treatment of a variety of disease conditions. This occurs by the insertion of extremely fine needles at...

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FDA Issues Warning Regarding Grain Free Diets

On July 12, 2018, the US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to pet owners and veterinary healthcare professionals about reports of heart disease (Dilated Cardiomyopathy) in dogs eating grain free diets.  The diets in question contain peas, lentils, legume seeds or potatoes as main ingredients.  At this time,...

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Winter hazards: Chocolate, Anti-Freeze and Ice Melt

We would like to take a moment to wish everyone a joyful holiday season! We are so grateful for the wonderful community here in Central Oregon and want to wish you every happiness now and throughout the coming new year.  The winter presents special health concerns for our pets and...

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