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Getting to Know Us Blog Series

While we’re writing this series especially to acquaint new clients with Lake Road Animal Hospital and Kennel, it’s for our established clients too! There are so many things that go on here at Lake Road, all of them designed to improve your experience as a client, and to help educate you as a pet owner. In fact, we offer so many unique services that we don’t have time to tell you about all of them when you come in for your appointments! So we decided that featuring some of our services in a series of blog posts might help get the word out.

Dealing with an Emergency

Dealing with an Emergency

While we all hope that we never have an emergency with our pet, anything is possible.  Pets can be a lot like kids - they get into things they're not supposed to, they can get rambunctious while playing and injure themselves, and sometimes they can figure out how to...

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Your Financial Options

Your Financial Options

There's no doubt that at times, the cost of veterinary care is more than you planned for -- especially when a pet needs surgery, or develops a serious illness that requires lots of diagnostics and possibly hospitalization.  As if it isn't enough to grapple with the...

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Paw Perks Rewards Program

Paw Perks Rewards Program

Everyone likes rewards, right?  They're not just for your pets when they sit, stay, or do tricks.  Some rewards are just for YOU, the pet parent! Our Paw Perks Program here at Lake Road Animal Hospital is exactly that - packed with rewards for all of you pet mamas and...

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Rabies Bites: Protect Your Pets!

Rabies Bites: Protect Your Pets!

September 28th is World Rabies Day Our pets are very good at investigating life outdoors, and may even be exposed to wildlife in their own backyards. At Lake Road Animal Hospital, we have treated pets who have come into contact with raccoons, porcupines, woodchucks,...

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Pet Hazards to Avoid, Fall Edition

Pet Hazards to Avoid, Fall Edition

Keeping Your Pet Safe This Autumn Cool air, gorgeous foliage, apple picking, and gatherings with warm food are coming! Here are some common toxins and hazards to avoid this fall so that our pets can enjoy themselves safely. Grapes and raisins – Can cause kidney...

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COVID-19 and Pets: What You Need To Know

COVID-19 and Pets: What You Need To Know

As the COVID-19 situation continues to unfold, our team at Lake Road Animal Hospital remains dedicated to providing you with the most recent updates and recommendations regarding the care of your pets during this time. Two cats who live in NYS have tested positive for...

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Protocol Changes and Updates Due To COVID-19

Protocol Changes and Updates Due To COVID-19

Updated 6/4/20 Elective Procedures are Back! We are now able to resume elective procedures and preventative care, such as wellness exams, spays, neuters, dental cleanings, and nail trims. In order to continue to protect our team and community, we are continuing to...

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How to Help Your Pet Have a Long, Happy Life

How to Help Your Pet Have a Long, Happy Life

We love our pets and often wish that they could live forever. While we have yet to find a magic elixir to extend their lives indefinitely, there are many ways of helping your pet to have as long, healthy, and happy a life as possible. Yearly physical exams can help...

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Calming Mr. Kitty: A Fear Free Success Story

Calming Mr. Kitty: A Fear Free Success Story

Felix is a young, independent kitty who was not too thrilled to be brought to our office for a checkup. On his first visit, he was so frightened that we were unable to perform an exam. Sometimes, when our pets are scared, they lash out with claws or teeth. It is not...

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Terrier Transformation: A Fear Free Success Story

Terrier Transformation: A Fear Free Success Story

Zoe is a sweet, lovable, outgoing, and independent Border Terrier who lives with Nurse Rebecca. Zoe greets every guest at home with excitement, enjoys chasing birds out of the yard, and she loves naps most of all. At the vet, however, she would pant and bark...

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Behind the Scenes on Surgery Day

Behind the Scenes on Surgery Day

We are dedicated to the health and well-being of all of our patients, particularly before, during, and after undergoing anesthetic procedures. We understand that this can be a stressful time for both the pets and for pet owners. Most pets will have at least one...

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Say No to Lost Pets! Microchip Your Pet Today!

Say No to Lost Pets! Microchip Your Pet Today!

June is National Microchipping Month! Microchipping is a simple measure to significantly increase the chances of getting your pet reunited with you should they ever get lost or separated. If your pet goes outdoors,  escapes from the house (we all know those...

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