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Tick Borne Disease Prevention

Tick Borne Disease Prevention We know that the number of Lyme disease cases in humans is on the rise. Did you know that it's also affecting our pets? Minnesota is ranked as a state with high incidence of Lyme disease, as well as other tick borne diseases....

Pet Allergies

Pet Allergies Are you wondering what is wrong with your pet? You may notice that they are scratching a lot and their skin looks irritated. Maybe he or she is biting her feet or scratching uncontrollably. If this sounds like your pet, there could be many different...

Minnesota Veterinary Hospital: Your Go-To Choice for Shoreview MN Dog Grooming

Our winters can be quite rough on dogs. It's hard to get out and enjoy the beauty of the Shoreview, MN area when it's so cold outside. And when you do venture out with your dog, there's a good chance your dog looks like the abominable snowman after running...

4 Winter Activities and Places to Explore With Your Dog in Shoreview, MN

It's that time of year when dogs and their humans need a dose of fresh air and adventure. Even though it's snowing, there are still plenty of new places to explore in our beautiful city and surrounding area. If you're looking to stretch your legs and get...

Living with a Pet with Diabetes

Did you know that November is Pet Diabetes Month? Diabetes isn't just a disease that affects humans. It affects pets, too. This disease can be quite frightening for pet parents, especially if their pet is newly diagnosed, but we want you to know that diabetic pets...

Know the Signs of Pet Cancer

It's November"¦ or what we like to call it "Know-vember." Throughout this month we dedicate our time to educating pet parents on what they need to know to potentially save their pets' lives. Because November is also National Pet Cancer Awareness...

Prepare Your Pet for the Howl-iday with Grooming and Boarding

Are your plans set for the upcoming holidays? If so, great job! While seasonal festivities are exciting for humans, they can be overwhelming for pets. If you're going out of town, be sure to book your pet's boarding before we put up a "no vacancy"...

Our Top 5 Favorite Fall Safety Tips

Isn't fall a fantastic time to be a pet parent? You get to enjoy pup-kin spiced lattes and cat-puccinos in the crisp autumn weather. Beyond warm drinks, the season is an excellent time for making warm and fuzzy memories, like enjoying fall colors during a...

Shoreview Pet Boarding: We're Open

Are you finally planning your summer vacation? After all the unexpected stress of the last few months, there's no doubt that you deserve some rest, relaxation, and fun away from home. Do you know who else deserves the same? The furry members of your family. We...

5 Summer Fun Safety Tips for Pet Parents

Oh, the sunshine and beauty of summer! We know our clients and their pets enjoy summer just as much as we do. From flip-flops to swimming pools, there are so many ways to celebrate the sunshine and great weather in Shoreview and the surrounding areas. If you're...

Dos and Don'ts of Helping Pets with Summer Sounds

For some pets, summer is the best time of year. For others, it's filled with frightening booms and blasts that make them run and hide, putting a damper on the season for fearful pets and their concerned owners. If your dog or cat experiences stress and anxiety...

Heartworm: Fact or Fiction

Heartworms are silent but deadly. These parasites pass quietly from mosquitos into your pet's bloodstream and wreak havoc on their health. While you may never lay your eyes on a heartworm, they are present in our area and can infect your dog, cat, or ferret. To...

Curbside & Caring: We’re Here for You!

We bet you never imagined that curbside veterinary care would be a reality. As the COVID-19 epidemic continues, we remain committed to providing pets with the best care they can receive. This includes our curbside pick-up and drop-off of your beloved pet for essential...

Ticks — ICK!

Remember the book The Secret Life of Bees? If you've read it, you know it shines quite a bit of light onto how complex and fascinating those little buzzers are. Well, we just want to take a moment and tell you that there will likely never be a Secret...

Demystifying Your Pet's Diet

Whether you have a melon Collie or a cat-fish, your pet's diet matters. "You are what you eat" applies to our animal companions, too. A pet's health, weight, lifespan, and cognitive function rely on the diet you provide. The options for...

Hop into Spring with Top Pet Safety Tips

It's hard to find a human, dog, cat, or other creature that doesn't love spring. From longer days to re-emerging foliage, there's so much to enjoy and appreciate about this lovely time of year.  Of course, spring can't be all daffodils, tulips,...

Top 5 Health Reasons to Spay or Neuter Your Pet

Why fix what's not broken? If you have added a new dog, cat, puppy, kitty, or rabbit to your family, you've probably wondered why you should get your pet spayed or neutered. The easiest answer to this question is that your pet may face serious health problems...

Choose MN Vet for Your Pet’s Home Away from Home as You Go on Spring Break

We bet you and your kids are looking forward to spring break this year. Whether you plan to escape for a bit of warmer weather or visit friends and family in a nearby town, provide your pets with a safe and comfortable vacation with us. Our boarding staff would love...

What's Going on in Your Pet's Mouth? 5 Facts to Encourage Better Dental Practices

Here's something to sink your teeth into: Your dog's mouth has over 600 different types of bacteria. When it comes to kitties, the bacteria in a cat's mouth is often more dangerous than the wound alone if a cat bites you. And while bacteria is just gross....

7 Resolutions to Make this New Year the Best One Yet for Your Pet

You don't have to wait until the fireworks have fizzled out to start making 2020 the best year for your pets. Doesn't making the new year the best for my pet sound like a resolution you can get behind and stick to? We're here to help you stay on track with...

Our Pets Give Us the Gift of Companionship and So Much More!

Our pets give us the gift of joy, companionship, endless memories, and better health. While they can't go to the store, pick out the perfect gift, wrap and put it under the tree, our loving pets provide us with 365-days worth of gifts every year. Our four-legged...

5 Considerations to Help Your Pet Age Gracefully

Our pets continue to be our best friends and bond with us as they get a bit older. In fact, a pet parent's bond with his or her pet can become stronger as our pets rely more and more on us. Our senior pets offer cuddles, kisses, play, and joy. To keep your pet at...

Adopting a Pet During the Holiday Season – A Plan for Success

With the holidays right around the corner, you're probably considering what gifts will really light up your loved one's eyes and hearts. Well, if you're considering bringing home a bundle of fuzz and love by adopting a pet, start a plan for success now....

Why You Should Book Your Holiday Grooming and Boarding Now

Do you know what we love about the holidays at Minnesota Veterinary Clinic? All the fuzzy faces we get to see! The holidays are all about wail wags, purrs, and enjoying the festivities while keeping your pets comfortable. And to make sure your pet has a spot on our...

Often Overlooked Autumn Safety Tips

Between the change in weather and daylight savings, we often find ourselves ready to relax with a hot cup of tea when fall arrives. And we say, "go for it!" Enjoy this beautiful time of year, and make the most out of the wonderful weather with your pets by...
Pet Allergies

Pet Allergies

Pet Allergies Are you wondering what is wrong with your pet? You may notice that they are scratching a lot and their skin looks irritated. Maybe he or she is biting her feet or scratching uncontrollably. If this sounds like your pet, there could be many different...

Tick Borne Disease Prevention

Tick Borne Disease Prevention

Tick Borne Disease Prevention We know that the number of Lyme disease cases in humans is on the rise. Did you know that it's also affecting our pets? Minnesota is ranked as a state with high incidence of Lyme disease, as well as other tick borne diseases....

Know the Signs of Pet Cancer

Know the Signs of Pet Cancer

It's November"¦ or what we like to call it "Know-vember." Throughout this month we dedicate our time to educating pet parents on what they need to know to potentially save their pets' lives. Because November is also National Pet Cancer Awareness...

Living with a Pet with Diabetes

Living with a Pet with Diabetes

Did you know that November is Pet Diabetes Month? Diabetes isn't just a disease that affects humans. It affects pets, too. This disease can be quite frightening for pet parents, especially if their pet is newly diagnosed, but we want you to know that diabetic pets...