We’ve had another super-wet spring, and that means a bumper crop of cheatgrass. Like foxtails, cheatgrass is another plant with seed awns that can attach and then burrow into our pets’ bodies, causing serious problems. It can also carry bacteria that cause infections. If your pet goes wandering through fields or overgrown areas this summer, it’s … Read moreWet Spring = More Cheatgrass
While July 4th celebrations are probably going to be dialed down this year, chances are people will be setting them off even more in neighborhoods, and that can be downright terrifying for your dog. If your pet trembles, whines, drools, or clings to you when he hears loud noises, he likely suffers from a condition … Read moreFireworks Don’t Bother Me. I’ve Got the Good Meds
In the past week our clinic has treated four pets for deer attacks, so we thought it was important to remind pet owners to be aware and keep control of pets when these animals are around. Mother deer are fiercely protective of their fawns and these attacks are no joke: we see many dogs with … Read moreDoes Are Not Dear This Time of Year
Updated May 15, 2020 In order to continue to protect you, your pets, and our staff, we are extending our COVID-19 protocols into the foreseeable future. What does that mean for you? We are continuing with curbside pick-up for all appointments. Please call us at 541-593-8128 when you arrive at our clinic. A member of our team … Read moreCoronavirus Updates
No doubt about it – parasites suck at social distancing and the diseases that stalk our pets don’t care at all about shelter-in-place orders. It’s crucial that pets be protected from both, and we are here to help! Contrary to popular opinion, parasites aren’t just annoying. They pose serious dangers to your pet’s health. Fleas … Read moreParasite Protection & Core Vaccinations are Still Your Pet’s Best Bet!
With the New Year upon us, everyone is starting to compile a list of resolutions to be kinder, better, healthier in 2020. Have you considered making your pet part of your New Year’s resolutions? You might want to, especially if your furry friend is carrying a few extra pounds. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 60% … Read moreNew Year’s Resolution: Put Your Pet on the Path to Good Health!
February is National Pet Dental Health Month and at Sunriver Veterinary Clinic, we’re marking the occasion by putting our money where your pet’s mouth is. From now through the end of February, we’re offering 50% off pre-anesthetic blood work and 50% off dental X-rays. A good deal is one thing; your pet’s overall well-being is … Read moreThe Whole Tooth and Nothing But the Tooth, So Help You Dog
So you’re snuggled up to your furry best friend scratching the “kick button” and you feel it: a lump that wasn’t there before. It’s understandable to be concerned, because one in four dogs and one in five cats will develop cancer in their lifetime. November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month, created by the Animal Cancer … Read moreWhat’s That Lump?
Are you one of those people who can’t wait for winter and the holidays? There’s lots of outdoor fun and good times to be had with your favorite furry companion, but it’s important that you’re aware of some seasonal hazards for pets: When it’s snowy and icy, remove ice, moisture, salt, and chemicals from your … Read moreWinterize Your Pet
Most folks are aware of the dangers of foxtails, but cheatgrass is another plant with seed awns that can attach and then burrow into our pets’ bodies, causing serious problems. This invasive species grows throughout central Oregon and can also harbor bacteria that cause infections. If your pet goes wandering through fields or overgrown areas … Read moreBeware of Cheatgrass