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Dental Health Season at your St.Albert Vet!

Happy New Year from your Mission Ridge Veterinary Team!         We love our patients which is why we care so much about their health. A healthy pet has healthy teeth, so each year from February through March we pay special attention to the importance of dental care through our Dental Health Awareness Event. […]

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The Indestructible Toy for a Dog Who Destroys Everything

Image credit to: www.woofwoofmama.com Written by Leah Sandberg I have two dogs, Ellie a Heeler mix of some sort and Foster a tall gangly mix of what we assume as Great Dane, German Shepherd and Rottweiler. I love my dogs but they destroy everything and anything they can get their mouths on: clothes, slippers, toys, and […]

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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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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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August is Food Awareness Month

During August and September, we are focusing on pet nutrition.

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Last updated: August 11, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, 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: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
- Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:00 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