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The Benefits of Digital Dental X-rays for Pets

When your dog or cat has periodontal disease, much of the damage takes place below the gum line where neither you, nor your veterinarian at Rivertown Animal Hospital can see it.  For this reason we use digital dental x-rays to determine your pet’s oral health.  Digital x-rays are safer for your pet and allow our staff to see the bones, …

5 stages of dental disease

The Stages of Dental Disease in Companion Animals

According to the American Veterinary Dental College, periodontal disease in dogs and cats ranges from healthy normal (periodontal disease 0), to periodontal disease stage 4.  Rivertown Animal Hospital encourages all pet parents to learn about these stages. The goal is for your pet to be at healthy normal, which means your pet does not display any significant signs of periodontal …

Nutraceuticals - Rivertown Animal Hospital

Nutraceuticals for the Health of Your Pet

When it comes to medications, vitamins and supplements for your pet, it can be difficult to know which brands to trust.  Your pets depend on you to make good choices regarding their health. At Rivertown Animal Hospital in Stillwater, we are pleased to offer Nutramax products.  Nutramax Laboratories manufactures a line of products for joint health, liver support and many …

Foods That You Can Share With Your Dog

Some human foods can be detrimental to your dog’s health. Many people know that they should not be feeding their dogs people food. They know that most of it can be unhealthy. You may not know that some human food is perfectly okay to feed your dog and is actually good for them. Keep reading to find out which ones! …

Tips for Buying Pet-Friendly Furniture

Your furry friend probably loves jumping up on your couch with you as you are watching television. Some people make sure that their pets are never on the furniture; however most people just allow them up there, especially when they want to cuddle! Seeing scratches and tears on your furniture can be extremely frustrating. It may even make you want …

Can We Make Our Pets Live Longer?

Our pets become members of our family very soon after we get them. We celebrate so many special occasions with them right by our side, it’s no wonder we want them to live forever! Although dogs will live to be around ten to thirteen years old, there are many things that owners can do to help them live as long …

Five Tips For Choosing the Perfect Dog

Choosing a dog can be a big decision for your family. You are welcoming a new member into your family! There are a lot of factors that you should take into account when trying to pick the perfect dog. Keep reading to find out how to choose! What is your lifestyle? If you enjoy the outdoors, going for hikes, and …

3 Tips For Dealing with Dogs with Cancer

Having a dog with cancer can be a very hard time for an owner. With fifty percent of dogs diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime, owners need to understand how to deal with the situation. Many dogs still go on to live healthy and happy lives. Keep reading to learn how to deal with your dog having …

What to do when flying with a pet

Traveling can be a blast. You are experiencing new places and seeing new things. One question that comes to every dog owner’s mind when making travel plans is, what am I going to do with my pet? Should I leave him with someone? Should I bring him? Although bringing a pet may be a little bit more work, it can …

Voted Best Veterinary Clinic 2016

Rivertown Animal Hospital was voted Best Veterinary Clinic for 2016 by the readers of the Stillwater Gazette. This is the fourth year in a row that Rivertown has received this honor.  We are thankful to be able to serve the Stillwater and surrounding communities and provide the highest quality of veterinary care for our patients. Providing compassionate, exceptional care for pets is …