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Thank You for a Great Dental Season! by Quinn

Dental Focus Season at Mission Ridge Animal Hospital was a huge success this year! We had our first annual ‘Dental Focus Night’ where we opened up the clinic to clients, shared coffee, tea and sweets (not so good for our teeth!) and discussed dental hygiene for our pets (great for their teeth!). At our Focus Night our […]

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How to Ease Your Dogs Fear of Loud Noises written by Leah Sandberg

Animals have many fears but one of the most common is the fear of loud noises such as thunder and fireworks. Pets can have an array of reactions to loud noises including shaking, hiding, whining, and destruction of furniture and bolting.  These unfortunate reactions can cause both pet and owner stress, but don’t worry, there […]

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Why Adopt Another Dog? Why Not?!

It was a long hard year for our family. We had gone through a series of tragedies and stressful events that no family should have to experience in such a short period of time. The final event to hit us that year was the loss of our beloved yellow Lab “Charlie”. He had an unexpected […]

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Hector’s Dental Adventure

Hi. I am Hector, a 3 year old Golden Retriever. A few weeks ago my mom who works at Mission Ridge Animal Hospital told me that I have pretty stinky breath and that I should have my teeth cleaned. She also said that I have some tartar and gingivitis, whatever that means!  Last week the […]

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Feline Chronic Gingivostomatitis (FCGS) by Dr. Katherine Takacs

The first question you will likely have is, “what the heck is gingivostomatitis?!!!”  Gingivostomatitis is inflammation of the gums and the entire oral cavity.  It is recognized by severe redness and inflammation of the tissues in the mouth.  Ulcers are commonly found in the mouth, on the lips and the tongue. Signs that can be […]

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Last updated: July 8, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective Monday, July 13, 2020 we have made some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

5. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Saturday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
- Sunday: CLOSED

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

Your dedicated team at Mission Ridge Animal Hospital