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About eagleviewvet

We are a full service veterinary hospital with a holistic approach offering ultrasound, acupuncture, chiropractic and herbal consultations along with complete medical, surgical and diagnostic services. Our focus is to provide veterinary care for your pet(s) in a clean, modern, caring and compassionate environment.

Hairball Happy Hour

The last Friday in April is National Hairball Awareness Day. How many times a month do we wake up or come home to a surprise hairball on the nicely cleaned white carpet? Ask any cat owner and they will gladly tell … Continue reading

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Big or Small, We Love Them All

**Warning: this blog posting is a tear jerker!** Grief Counseling Losing a pet is never easy. Any of our staff members are here to listen and console you. If you are grieving for an animal that is sick or one … Continue reading

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Top 10 Spring Hazards for Pets

Spring cleaning: Keep all cleaning products out of reach from your pets. Many of them contain hazardous, toxic chemicals. Be sure your floor cleaner is safe for use around pets. Parasites: Fleas seem to have stuck around all winter but … Continue reading

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10 Pet Dental Questions and Answers

How many teeth does my kitten have? 26 deciduous teeth. How many teeth does my adult cat have? 30 teeth. How many teeth does my puppy have? 28 deciduous teeth. How many teeth does my adult dog have? 42 teeth. … Continue reading

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Periodontal Disease Takes the Stage

STAGE 1 Plaque (a transparent film of bacteria, cells and food particles) forms and sticks on tooth surfaces Plaque build up causes bad breath and redness or inflammation of the gum line (gingivitis)  STAGE 2 Plaque can begin to calcify … Continue reading

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A Healthy Body Starts With a Healthy Mouth

Brushing, regular dental exams and oral health nutrition is the combination for a long, healthy life. There is a strong link between good oral health and heart and kidney health. Plaque full of bacteria builds up on the teeth daily … Continue reading

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Foreign Body Ingestion: A Piece of Carpet with a Side of Rope?!

Dogs and cats often ingest things they shouldn’t. We will never know what drives them to do this but they sometimes seem to think it is ok to ingest rocks, toys, tennis balls, socks, underwear, bones, needles and thread, string, … Continue reading

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