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Preventative Health Care

Flip The Lip - Pet Oral Care
Dental care is one of the common diseases diagnosed in out pets. An outstanding 80% of dogs and 70% of cats show signs of oral disease by the age of 3! Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS)

What Is The Best Food For My Pet?
Since there are so many pet foods on the market, it is difficult to know where to seek reliable information and hard to know which food to feed our pets

Kitten Care - What veterinary care should I expect for my kitten?
Your kitten will have an exam with the doctor every 3-4 weeks until they are 14-16 weeks of age. During these visits they may receive age and lifestyle appropriate vaccines, dewormers and testing.

Puppy Care - What veterinary care should I expect for my puppy?
Since puppies are rapidly and changing they will have an exam with the doctor every 3-4 weeks until they are 14-16 weeks of age. During these visits they may receive age and lifestyle appropriate vaccines, dewormers and testing.

Senior Care - What special considerations should I think about for my senior pet?
Thanks to many medical advances, and improved pet care, our pets are living longer than ever before! As our pets age, different ailments can affect their quality of life. which we can help alleviate to make them more comfortable.

How To Topics

Ear Cleaning
How to ... Clean your pet's ears.

Seasonal Topics

Tick Concerns
The warmer weather is finally here and so are the ticks. How do you prevent them and remove them if they attach to your pets.

Spring Concerns
Spring is finally here! With the change of the season, our thoughts inevitably turn to Easter celebrations, spring cleaning and stretching our legs after a long Winter. Unfortunately, with the warmer weather comes additional hazards for our pets.

Summer Concerns
We all enjoy spending the sunny days of Summer with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger. If you suspect your pet is suffering from heat stroke call us immediately.

Fall Concerns
Autumn may be one of the most beautiful times of the year here in New England but, it also poses some heath risks.

Winter Concerns
Tips to keep your pet healthy and safe this Winter. Just like us, our pet's skin can also suffer from the extreme changes in temperature associated with the Winter season.

Feline/ Canine Medicine Topics

Diabetes
A Diabetic Pet Does Not Have Enough Insulin The cells cannot receive glucose from the blood because there is no insulin to allow it and the body is unable to detect glucose in the blood.

Feline/ Canine Surgical Topics

Post Surgical Care
Your pet is coming to RRVH for a surgical/ anesthetic procedure? What you need to know.