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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’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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Fleas, Ticks, and Mosquitoes in Oregon

 Fleas, Ticks, and Mosquitoes in Oregon (Specifically Bend, OR and Surrounding Areas) When I arrived in Central Oregon (many) years ago, I was pleasantly surprised when I realized that fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes were things of the past.  I bragged to friends back in the eastern United States that we did...

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Riverside Animal Hospital Grand Opening

Happy Spring to our old and new clients! We are so excited to be back in your life!  If 2014 had a rocky and confusing closure for all of us, 2015 has offered it’s share of lessons (both funny and painful).  We have had a crash course in starting a...

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