A Second Chance For Budi

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A Second Chance For Budi

The Beginning
    We first met Budi in early February when she came to the clinic with her 6 week old puppies. Budi was very skinny and was still nursing the puppies. We found out that she had just been moved to Prior Lake from a home in northern Minnesota. Despite all of this she walked in as a very happy dog, wiggling her little...

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Did you know that a dog’s sense of smell is on average 10,000 to 100,000 times superior to that of humans? Dogs have over 200 million scent receptors in their noses versus humans who have only 5 million. If you were to unfold and spread out the membranes from a dog’s nose, they would be larger than the dog itself.
Scientists have recently...

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Did you know that fleas can survive in the cold winter weather? We recommend keeping your pet on a year round flea and tick preventative as well as a year round heartworm preventative, to ensure that your pet remains happy and healthy throughout the entire year.

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Wonderful happy ending. I'm a firm believer in...

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Happy Endings start with a Microchip!

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Happy Endings start with a Microchip!
Zeus is thankful for his HomeAgain Microchip!

Happy Endings start with a Microchip!
Zeus is reunited!  He traveled from Eagan to Shakopee
over the last 8 months!

One of our long time clients found a beautiful gray cat hanging around the horse barn she visits in Shakopee. This cat was wearing a collar that had gotten too tight and the cat appeared to very hungry and in need of...

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Cats and dogs find anti-freeze quite tasty and if they come across a spill, they will lick it. Keep new and used antifreeze in sealed containers, away from pets. If a cat walks through a puddle of antifreeze, then licks his paws, he can ingest enough antifreeze to become gravely ill or even die. If you suspect your pet has ingested...

Keirdan-Pet of the Month

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Does it seem like your dog is out of breath after a walk up the stairs? Is your cat taking up a lot more space on the top of the couch than it used to? Overweight pets may seem like they are happy, but an extra five pounds can be harmful to their health. They can suffer from heart, lung and joint problems. We recommend a sensible diet...

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And our weekly winner of an RVVS Duffel bag is Raider and his owner Troy - Congratulations!...

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Our March winner of a Home Again Microchip - Symba and his owner Pam! Congratulations!...

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As the weather turns colder, we need to remember our senior pets. Cold weather can affect bad joints and cause arthritic flare ups. Even a quick trip to the bathroom could cause some injury if they have to go down some icy stairs. Please be mindful of your senior pet during this season....

Equine Client Education Seminar

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Equine Client Education Seminar
River Valley Veterinary Service will be hosting an Equine Client Education Seminar next month. We look forward to seeing our equine lovers there!...