Some Proven Benefits of Massaging Your Dog

Pets are the loveliest and most beautiful creatures in the world that bring happiness to their families and surroundings. Imagine a puppy running towards you when you reach home. Doesn't matter, how tired you are, bet us you'll surely end up carrying him in your lap. Did you ever massage your dog while cuddling with [...]

4 Easy & Effective Tips To Ensure Healthy Life For Pets

Pets are adorable creatures that are lifeline of their owners. Since they are innocent, it's the responsibility to their owners to feed them properly, along with offering proper care and treatment. No matter, you adopted a cat, hamster or a dog, its equally important to concentrate on their health. To own a healthy pet, its [...]

Think Twice Before Giving These Food Items To Your Dog

As a pet lover, you need to know what you can and cannot feed your dog. Dogs love to eat and they are especially attracted when they see anyone eating. It may your habit to share your food with your pet, but you may don’t know it is dangerous for your pet. Every pet owner [...]

Heartworm Season is here!!

With the warmer temperatures arriving early, Heartworm season is already here!! Here at River Grove Animal Hospital, we will be starting Heartworm Prevention on April 1st! This week, we felt it only fitting to BLOG about this completely preventable disease! When it comes to Heartworm Prevention is the best medicine! What is Heartworm? Heartworm disease [...]

Beware of Bad Breath!!

February is National Pet Dental Health Month. The purpose of Pet Dental Health Month is to raise the awareness that pets need dental care. The American Veterinary Medical Association estimates that more than 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats have oral disease by the time they are 3 years old. Not only [...]

Dental Disease in Cats

River Grove Animal Hospital has extended Dental month into February! We are offering 20% off all Dental work done in the Month of February, as well as a free bag of our most popular Dental Care Diet! Because it is Dental Month, today's BLOG is aimed at educating our amazing clients about dental disease and [...]

Rabies and your Pets

Rabies Did you know that only 40 minutes away from Mississauga there has been a grand total of 25 confirmed Rabies cases found in Raccoon's sine early December. With the recent cases of Rabies found in Hamilton on the rise, here at River Grove Animal Hospital we felt it only fitting for this week's BLOG post [...]

Wellness Examinations

To keep your companion animals healthy, you should take them to your veterinarian at least once per year for a routine examination, often called a wellness exam. Since animals age at a much faster rate than humans, this would be equivalent to a physical examination by your personal physician every four to eight years. Middle-aged [...]

The Importance of Dental Health

With January as Dental month here at River Grove Animal Hospital, it felt only fitting to post a blog about the importance of Dental Health in our animals! Prevention is the best Medicine! It’s funny: We share our homes with another species of animal, whose most dangerous feature is its teeth – and most of [...]

Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease January 19, 2016 Periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition occurring in adult dogs and cats, and is entirely preventable.  By three years of age, most dogs and cats have some evidence of periodontal disease. Unfortunately, other than bad breath, there are few signs of the disease process evident to the owner, [...]
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