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Meet Our Clinic Cat: Tibby

On those busy days in the veterinary clinic when every staff member is racing around the clinic trying to get everything done that seems to be needed instantly, we often glance longingly at the small furry creature curled up in her favorite spot in the sun, oblivious to the chaos rushing around her, and think, […]

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How to Brush your Pet’s Teeth by Quinn

Set expectations that getting used to brushing your pets teeth might take several sessions. For best results, choose “quiet times” only for handling your pet’s mouth and muzzle area. Practice lifting their lip to see their teeth, and reward your pet through the training process (treats, positive reinforcement – whatever works best for your pet!). […]

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Dental procedures at Mission Ridge by Quinn

Instruments/tools involved in your pets care: -Laryngoscope -Frequently tested endotracheal tubes -IV fluid pump (delivers a consistent amount of IV fluids to ensure adequate hydration in your pet) -Dental x-ray machine -Well-maintained anesthetic machines (delivers oxygen and anesthetic gas to your pet) -Doppler (allows us to constantly hear your pets heart sounds as well as […]

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Dental Health Season at Mission Ridge Animal Hospital

Why are teeth so important? If you have ever had a toothache you probably already realize how much that affects your mood and everyday activities. Diseases of the teeth and mouth affect pets overall health and well-being. Sometimes it might only be a subtle dull pain but this can affect their enjoyment of food and […]

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Pet First Aid Kits

A pet first aid kit is the first step in ensuring you are prepared if something was to ever happen to your pet. Some things that should be included in your first aid kit are: – A muzzle – Although in most circumstances your pet wouldn’t think of harming you, an emergency setting may change […]

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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