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Jake the dog sticking out his tongue

Pet of the Month February: Jake Bestelchman

Jake Bestelechman (June 2004 – Jan 2015) Pets are members of the family, they are our best friends, and they love us unconditionally. We mean the world to them, and they to us. Our special relationship with our pets is what makes having to say goodbye so heartrending. But although...

Puppy getting its teeth brushed with a finger toothbrush

February and March 2015: Dental Months at the Riverview Animal Hospital!

Your pets have dental health needs just like us. It’s important to keep a close eye on their oral health, as they won’t always let us know if something is wrong.  They start off by getting some fuzzy plaque on their teeth and then it starts calcifying into tartar. With...

Dog lying in leaves

Brushing your dog’s teeth

Teaching your dog to accept brushing will take some training, but will be very beneficial...

Cat sleeping on a plant

Liquid medicating your cat

The easiest way to give your cat liquid medication is to mix it in with some canned food. To ensure that...