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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information

Update: July 16, 2021 Creston Veterinary Hospital Covid - 19 Update With restrictions lifting and a brighter future before us, we move forward with positivity in our hearts as a clinic. We continue to encourage our clients to wear masks while in the clinic; however,...

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Keep Your Furry Friend Cool This Summer

Keep Your Furry Friend Cool This Summer

This summer you should enjoy the sunny season with your four-legged friend while protecting them from the hazards of heatstroke. Instead of placing your furry pal in your air-conditioned home for the summer, you should still go outside to exercise and play while...

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Missing Pet? Ways to Ensure a Happy Reunion

Missing Pet? Ways to Ensure a Happy Reunion

July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month which brings awareness to all of the lost pets that go missing from homes. If your pet should get lost, here are the top three ways to help find them and ensure a joyous reunion between you and your furry friend.    #1:...

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Should You Foster A Pet?

Should You Foster A Pet?

You may be extra motivated to add a new furry friend to your household. But do you know if fostering a pet is right for your family? Ask yourself the following questions before applying to be a pet foster family. Q: Will my current pet accept a new pet? A: Although...

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The Best Coworkers Have Fur

The Best Coworkers Have Fur

Your furry friend was probably your favourite coworker while you worked from home this past year. However, before you load up your dog and hit the carpool lane, here are a few ways to prepare your pet for a productive day at the office.  #1: Evaluate your pet’s...

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4 Pet Microchipping Myths

Did you know many pet owners are actually unsure how microchips work? They may avoid getting these potentially life-saving devices for their furry friends because of this. Our team is here to banish common pet microchipping myths to clear up any confusion. Myth: My...

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5 Key Signs of Seasonal Allergies in Pets

5 Key Signs of Seasonal Allergies in Pets

Pollen season is around us! Not only are springtime allergens are making you sneeze, but they are also wreaking havoc on your pet’s skin. Seasonal allergies appear differently in pets than in people. So, you should learn these five key signs that your furry pal may be...

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How to Tell If Your Pet Needs Urgent Care

How to Tell If Your Pet Needs Urgent Care

Not all medical conditions need immediate treatment and can wait until the next day. Knowing when your pet needs urgent care to ensure their health and safety is essential. If you notice any of the following issues in your pet, contact an emergency veterinary hospital...

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Keep Your Pet’s Eyes Healthy!

Keep Your Pet’s Eyes Healthy!

Your pet’s eyes are sensitive. Because of this, they can easily succumb to injury or disease. However, with proper care, hygiene, and close monitoring, you can help your furry friend keep their 20/20 vision well into their golden years.  What are common eye problems...

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Are Cat Hairballs Normal?

Are Cat Hairballs Normal?

Part of being a cat owner involves coming across furry, slimy hairballs. Depending on your cat’s hair coat length, you may encounter hairballs with such regular frequency that you become worried about your feline friend’s health.  How are hairballs formed? As cats...

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