Author Archives: Ivy

Hot Summer Days

The days are getting hotter! Watch out for heat-linked illnesses like heat stroke! Here are a few things to be mindful of on particularly hot days: -Dogs weighing over 110 lbs, elderly, and/or flat faced pups are more prone to heat-linked illnesses. -DO NOT leave your pet(s) in the car! -Short and/or white haired animals, […]

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Call When You Arrive

We really want to ensure the safety of you, your pets, and all of us here at A Valley Animal Hospital! We understand that this might be an inconvenience, but we appreciate all cooperation if you can stay in your car and call us when you arrive for your appointment. ~Dr. Engstrom and team  

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Important Notice!

We care about your pets AND we care about you! With Covid-19 going around, please: Call us if you’re (feeling) sick! We can reschedule your appointment! Ask for a mask if you have a cough or sneeze and are bringing your pet in for care. And, Use the hand sanitizer at the front desk. This […]

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HOLIDAY ALERTS

Here comes another holiday season.  1. Be sure to protect your outdoor pets from the COLD.  As a minimum keep them dry and able to get out of the wind. 2.  Watch out for Xylatol sweetener in peanut butter, candies, gum and other products.  It is TOXIC to dogs and cats. 3.  A lot of […]

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Christmas is Upon Us

All that glitter, tinsel and high calorie food can be deadly to pets.  Keep ribbon and tinsel away from dogs and cats.  We often get intestinal blockage from pets playing with yarn, tinsel, ribbon and strings. All the rich chocolates and high fat foods are also deadly for our pets.  We see chocolate toxicity and […]

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