Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital

Halloween Safety

Oct 26, 2017 — by Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital | Comments (0)
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Let the ghosts and goblins do all the scaring this Halloween! Keep your pet's safe and sound with these tips! 


Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!

Sep 22, 2017 — by Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital | Comments (0)
Tags: Prevention Flea And Tick Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital

As beautiful as the leaves changing can be, the new season brings new dangers for our beloved pets! Here are some tips on keeping your furbaby happy and healthy this season! 

Fleas, ticks, and acorns...oh my! 

 


Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital 12th Annual Adopt-A-Pet Day

Aug 30, 2017 — by Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital | Comments (0)
Tags: Adopt A Pet Day Adopt Adoptions

Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital's 12th Adopt-A-Pet Day is on Sunday, September 17th, from 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at 320 East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ, rain or shine! Experience the unconditional love a pet can give. Twenty five to thirty shelters and rescue groups will have various breeds of dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, rabbits, and birds up for adoption! Our entire staff volunteers hours before, during, and after the event to show our passion for this cause and to make it run smoothly. Past success brings more people every year, and we hope to see you there! Someone is waiting for you Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates on the event and photos of the animals that will be up for adoption, looking for their furever homes!


Beach Safety Tips for the Dog Days of Summer

Jul 15, 2017 — by Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital | Comments (0)
Tags: Canine Pet Safety

Ready to grab that beach towel and head to the shore with your canine companion in tow? While a straw hat and a pulp-fiction novel may be at the top of your packing list, you also need to bring along a few things to help ensure your dog’s comfort — and take the right precautions to keep him safe on land and in the water.


Make The Fourth Of July Happy For All Members Of The Family

Jun 25, 2017 — by Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital | Comments (0)
Tags: Holiday Pet Safety Feline Canine

July 4th is usually a great summer holiday for the family – except maybe the furry family. Many people consider this the most stressful holiday for pets. Here are some things you can do to help your dogs and cats get through it.


Baby Bird Season Is Here!

May 18, 2017 — by Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital | Comments (0)
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When you find a baby bird, information can be difficult to find, either for advice or to get the bird where it needs to be to receive proper care. Often timing is critical, and injured and orphaned wildlife can legally only go to individuals holding state and federal permits for rehabilitating that specific species. Some general advice can be found in this article.


5 Factors That Put Your Dog At Risk For Summer Heatstroke

May 15, 2017 — by Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital | Comments (0)
Tags: Canine Pet Safety

Learn about the 5 risk factors that make some dogs more vulnerable: congenital defects or underlying respiratory problems; not being acclimated to hot weather; being kept outdoors without access to shade and water; being left in the car; and obesity.


Insect Bites And Stings

May 4, 2017 — by Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital | Comments (0)
Tags: Feline Canine Pet Safety

There are a number of insects that can cause problems for your pet if bitten or stung, such as bees, flies, mosquitoes, fleas and ticks. Here are some important guidelines for prevention and awareness.

 


Hiking With Your Dog Part 3 - After Your Hike: Before You Jump In The Car

Apr 28, 2017 — by Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital | Comments (0)
Tags: Canine Pet Safety

You did it! You had a great time bonding with your dog, hopefully happy and tired, with no preparations needed for any emergencies. Here are a few tips before you both get in the car to go home.


Hiking With Your Dog Part 2 - During Your Hike: Garbage and Snakes and Bears, Oh My!

Apr 24, 2017 — by Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital | Comments (0)
Tags: Canine Pet Safety

Enjoy the scenery and have fun exploring, but always be aware of your surroundings. Knowing your dog’s behavior and the obstacles you many encounter on your hike may be life saving. You may never need the following information, but this knowledge may be necessary in an emergency.