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04
Aug 2016
V-Tach Jack

On occasion the doctors at River Valley Veterinary Service have some down time to write a little blurb about an interesting case that we want to share with all of our pet parents…well brothers and sisters too. Meet Jack. Jack is an 11 year old male neutered Labrador Retriever.  Jack is a senior canine, but typically not much slows him down. His parents had noticed that he hadn’t been himself through the weekend.  Jack would go swimming and come back more tired than usual.  In the morning, he seemed to perk up......

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06
Apr 2016
Meet Lisa Linder!

My name is Lisa Lindner, and I am the newest member of the grooming staff at River Valley Groom and Board. I am crazy about all animals, but am especially drawn to dogs. Every dog I have ever met has a unique personality that brings friendship, joy, and laughter to my life. I am grateful for my work as a groomer and for the opportunity to make caring for dogs my career.lisa Pet grooming has been a passion of mine for several years. I have completed professional training with Pucci Pet Career......

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03
Apr 2016
Preventing Lyme Disease

Ticks are nasty little critters, causing problems for both animals and humans. One of the most famous dangers associated with ticks is Lyme disease. Lyme disease is transmitted by the deer tick (or black-legged tick) and the western black-legged tick. These ticks are quite small and hard to spot by humans. Not all of these ticks carry Lyme disease, and even if they do, not all hosts will be affected by it. Still, it’s best to assume that no tick is safe and to avoid them if at all possible. An easy......

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03
Apr 2016
Heartworm Heartache

Heartworm is a serious, even potentially fatal disease that is transmitted to dogs and cats when they are bitten by an infected mosquito. Like many diseases, heartworm may have few, if any, symptoms during its earliest stages. But once the infection takes hold, dog parents are likely to notice their pup having a persistent cough, being reluctant to exercise or play, and being winded after physical activity. Infected dogs may also have a decreased appetite, leading to weight loss. As the disease progresses, the dog may have a swollen belly due to......

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