Who IS That Masked Man??
November 3, 2020
Preparing Your Pets for Holiday Guests & More The holiday season may be a little different this year, but chances are you’ll be having more people in your home than you’ve had in a while. Even the most extroverted pet can become anxious or frightened by the sudden arrival of new [...]
Safe Fun In the Summertime
June 11, 2020
Summer may be a bit low-key this year, but as we venture outside more it’s important to keep your pet safe. Here are a few tips to help: Heat kills! Never leave your pet in a car, even for a quick trip. On a sunny 70-degree day, your car can heat up to over 100 degrees in minutes[...]
COVID-19 Procedure Update—Summer 2020
June 11, 2020
As we head into summer, we want to remind you that for everyone’s safety, we are still operating under our COVID-19 curbside pick-up protocols: Call us at 970-674-5105 when you arrive at the hospital with your pet. Pets must be in a carrier or on a leash.At this time, we are restricting [...]
Special Procedures in Place Through May
May 13, 2020
Just a reminder that we are currently offering curbside pick-up care for pets, and the procedure is as follows: • Call us at 970-674-5105 when you arrive at the hospital with your pet. Pets must be in a carrier or on a leash. • A member of our team will meet you outside and take your pet[...]
March 25, 2020
Our Hospital is Open With Precautions in Place to Keep You & Your Pets Safe With the rising threat of COVID-19 and recent mandates to restrict crowd interaction, we have implemented a new temporary policy to restrict clients from gathering in our lobby. At this time, our hospital remains open[...]
Spring is Breaking Out…All Over Your Pet
March 5, 2020
Because Spring is primetime for pet allergies, we wanted to put the spotlight on the fact that, just like you, pets can have adverse reactions to the environment. Have you noticed your pet itching more as the weather warms? Maybe you’ve watched your best friend wheezing or suffering through a runn[...]
Prevention is Your Pet’s Best Defense!
March 5, 2020
As cold weather gives way to warmer days and thawing ground, it’s time to talk fleas, ticks...and yes, even heartworms! These pests flourish in our climate, and, contrary to popular opinion, they aren’t just annoying. They actually pose serious dangers to your pet’s health. And they can e[...]
The Nitty-Gritty on Pet Dental Health
January 27, 2020
February is National Pet Dental Health Month and at Garden Valley Veterinary Hospital, we’re celebrating by putting the spotlight on your best friend’s smile. Did you know that hiding behind your pet’s pearly whites can be some seriously dirty secrets? By age three, 80 percent of dogs a[...]
New Year’s Resolution: Put Your Pet on the Path to Good Health!
January 20, 2020
What contributes to a pet becoming obese? The reasons vary. Sometimes it’s as simple as a lack of exercise and too much food. Age can play a role, too. As pets get older, their energy levels drop, and that often coincides with a tendency to exercise less. And pets who’ve been spayed or neute[...]
Lethargic. Always Thirsty. Urinating Frequently. Sound Like Your Pet?
November 18, 2019
If so, it might be worth a trip to the vet to have your pet checked for diabetes—especially if he or she is a senior. November is National Pet Diabetes Awareness Month, which is important because many pet owners are still unaware that their pet can develop the disease. In fact, the American[...]