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  • Puppy Training
    Ornery Puppy? Most puppies will try to assert their dominance in your home within just a few weeks. At River's Edge we have some great "Puppy Gentling" training exercises for you Read more
  • Parvo Virus, a Perpetual Threat.
    This is a friendly reminder for our puppies and owners that Parvo virus can lie dormant for over 5 years in the environment ( grass, soil, any contaminated surface). It Read more
  • Early Arthritis Management
    As pets age they begin to have aches and pains in their joints much like humans.  The difference between the two is your beloved fur baby can not tell you Read more
  • Our New Mobile App. Has Now Been Launched!!!
    River's Edge Veterinary Hospital is now on your phone! We here at River's Edge Veterinary Hospital have a new tool to help in the care of your pets. Its an app call Read more
  • Puppy Socialization
                    Socializing your new puppy is very Important to your puppy's future social skills. Also, it is very important to socialize your puppy Read more
  • A memo from Dr. Karla
    Change is the only constant. - Heraclitus Dear River’s Edge Family, I’m not going to write about how much things have changed in the past year or even the past decade. I Read more
  • Icy Weather, Icy Hazards
    With the weather we've had over the past couple of days, and the weather we're supposed to be getting in the next couple of days, I thought I would write Read more
  • Anxiety, A Personal Experience
    Anxious Pets?Did you know that dogs and cats can get have anxiety just like Humans? I personally know just how serious this can be in our pets. My Heeler suffers Read more
  • Flea and Tick Prevention in the Winter
                    Ectoparasites, eww! Let’s take a minute to talk about Fleas and ticks. The weather is getting colder, but this is not the Read more
  • Human food--What is safe and unsafe for your pets?
    unsafe food for dogs and cats Read more
  • Gastro...what? Preventing Stomach Bloat and Flipping in Dogs
    Hey pet friends, I know when you see this blog you may want to look at the length of it and skip over it or skim it, BUT PLEASE DON'T. Read more
  • Parvo---cases are on the rise.
    At River's Edge we have been seeing more and more cases of Parvo lately in puppies. Parvo virus is a very contagious and life threatening virus for dogs and especially Read more
  • Vet Visits and Stress---We've Got the Answers!
    Going to the vet doesn't have to be scary! Have a pet who is a sweetheart at home, but a terror at the vet office? It doesn't have to be that Read more
  • Brrr....It's getting cold out!
    When the weather turns cold, our furry outdoor feline friends start looking for a warm place to rest. Be careful when you start your vehicle and make sure your little Read more
  • Raw Eggs for Coat Health?
    Raw Eggs - A No-Go You might have heard or read that giving your dogs raw eggs help make their coats healthy and shiny. We here at River's Edge don't recommend Read more
  • Year Round Heartworm Prevention
    As autumn is barreling along in full force I thought I would take a minute to remind everyone that even though the call of the cicadas is winding down and Read more

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