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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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Parasite Preventatives & Dog Vaccinations

Cat and Dog Vaccinations and Parasite Prevention for Your Pets Spring is here! Now is the time to start parasite preventatives and dog vaccinations in preparation for the warmer months ahead. Year-round use of heartworm, as well as, flea and tick prevention is recommended for pets that travel outside of...

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Riverside Animal Hospital Landscape Photography

Riverside Animal Hospital’s Landscape Photography

Mike Putnam's Landscape Photography at Riverside Animal Hospital Here at Riverside, we periodically field questions about our recent remodel of the inside of our animal hospital.  One of the most commonly asked about subjects is the landscape photographs that reside in the clinic.  Our landscape photographs were all captured and...

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Heat Stroke in Dogs & Cats

As we slip into the cooler weather of the fall, I find myself wanting to log more miles in my running shoes. Even more, game than I am, Walter, my lab, sees my running shoes and knows that this is the moment he has been waiting for all of his...

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Last One in the Pool…..

Water Safety Many of us live in central Oregon because we love water- the lakes and rivers provide ample opportunities for swimming, fishing, camping and paddling. And to be a dog here? Heaven! But just as with people, there are a number of ways dogs can get into trouble First...

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Is Your Dog Afraid of Fireworks & Thunderstorms?

Is Your Dog Afraid of Fireworks & Thunderstorms? Our roller coaster approach to summer is in full swing, with thunderstorms and hail keeping us on our toes! For many dogs in central Oregon, thunder is no fun at all.  But perhaps worse for many dogs is the 4thof July and.......

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