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Hills Prescription Food Notice

Due to difficulty getting and maintaining adequate amounts of food from Hills on a regular basis, we are reducing our stock by 75% and recommending you use Chewy.com. Chewy.com delivers the food to your door. We are recommending you set up an account with them as soon as possible. We still have some food in our clinic, but the supplies …

JUNE SPECIAL

Get 10% off all flea and tick preventatives in the month of June when you mention this ad.

2019 Summer Pet Extravaganza

June 21st 1-3pm Located at Fort Missoula Join us for a fun, educational afternoon in the park! Refreshments and raffles will be provided. HOT TOPICS: Dangers of Ticks                  Proper ear care for your dog Allergy aggravations Ask staff for details.

MOVING WITH YOUR CAT

Will my cat be upset by the move? Some cats seem to take moving in their stride, but for others the loss of their familiar territory can be very traumatic and settling in to the new home can pose problems for owners and cats alike. Cats are territorial creatures and when your cat is the ‘new kid on the block’ …

MOVING WITH YOUR DOG

Is there cause for concern? Most dogs seem to take moving in their stride, but for some dogs the loss of their familiar home and routine can be traumatic, and settling in to the new home can pose problems for owners and dog alike. Dogs are generally quite content as long as their social group (people, other pets) remains fairly …

HELPFUL TIPS FOR GIVING YOUR DOG A PILL

The easiest way to give your dog a pill is to hide the pill in food. This usually works best if the pill is hidden in a small amount of canned dog food, peanut butter or cottage cheese. To ensure that the pill is swallowed, it is better to hand feed a small amount of food that the dog is …

TICKS GENERAL INFORMATION

What are ticks? Although ticks are commonly thought of as insects, they are actually arachnids similar to scorpions, spiders and mites. All ticks have four pairs of legs as adults and have no antennae. Adult insects by comparison have three pairs of legs and one pair of antennae. Ticks are among the most efficient carriers of disease because they attach …

15 Characteristics of Behaviorally Healthy Dogs

1) Friendly toward people, including well-behaved children 2) Friendly toward other friendly dogs 3) Does not become anxious if left alone for a reasonable period 4) Eliminates appropriately 5) Readily gives up control of food, toys and other objects to owner 6) Relaxed during normal handling and touching 7) Calms down quickly after being startled or getting excited 8) Not …

KITTENS: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR NEW OWNERS

We would like to congratulate you on the acquisition of your new kitten. Owning a cat can be an extremely rewarding experience, but it is also a large responsibility. We hope this handout will give you the information needed to make some good decisions regarding your kitten. First let us say that we are grateful that you have chosen us …

CANINE SEPARATION ANXIETY

How do I know if my pet’s problem is due to separation anxiety? Separation anxiety describes dogs that usually are overly attached or dependent on family members. They become extremely anxious and show distress behaviors of vocalization, destruction, house-soiling or inactivity when separated from the owners. Most dogs with separation anxiety try to remain close to their owners and become …