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Fall Safety Considerations for Your Pet

As the leaves begin to turn and the weather cools down, it's important to be mindful of potential hazards that can endanger our four-legged friends. From Halloween safety tips to toxic mushrooms and everything in between, read on for a comprehensive guide to keeping...

Why You Should Keep Your Pets at a Healthy Weight

We all know that carrying extra weight isn't good for our health. But did you know that the same is true for your pets? Just like humans, pets who are obese are more susceptible to a host of health problems, including diabetes, joint pain, and respiratory issues....

Pet Food Safety

Nutrition plays a critical role in your pet’s health. However, knowing what to feed your pet can be a bit challenging. At Minnesota Veterinary Hospital, we understand that there are many different types of food to choose from and are here to help you navigate...

Happy Cat? Here’s What You Need to Know 

Did you know your cat’s happiness can have a significant impact on their long-term health? September is Happy, Healthy Cat Month, and our team at Minnesota Veterinary Hospital is celebrating by sharing what you need to know about improving your cat’s happiness and...

Simple “Shot,” Powerful Protection – The Importance of Vaccinations for Your Pet

Is your pet up to date on their vaccines? Vaccines are essential for protecting your pet against dangerous infectious diseases. At Minnesota Veterinary Hospital, we believe your pet’s health should always be a top priority and are here to ensure your pet is protected....

Why Choose Us?

When it comes to picking your pet’s veterinary team, we know you have a lot of options. So why us? Minnesota Veterinary Hospital has been providing complete health care for pets since 1968. Pet health is our top priority, and we are committed to providing the best...

Proud to Be AAHA Accredited

Did you know that Minnesota Veterinary Hospital is AAHA Accredited? AAHA stands for the American Animal Hospital Association. This organization was established to champion veterinary excellence and improve the standards for patient care. Minnesota Veterinary Hospital...

Laser Therapy – New Ways to Help Your Pet

Our team at Minnesota Veterinary Hospital strives to provide our patients with exceptional care to improve long-term health and overall well-being. As such, we are excited to announce the arrival of our new Summus Medical Laser and the expansion of our laser therapy...

Summer Travel Plans? Board Your Pet With Us!

Are you making plans for a fun summer vacation? While we know how much you love your pet, traveling with them isn’t always possible. At Minnesota Veterinary Hospital, we offer reliable boarding services to ensure your pet has a place to go while you are away. ...

Summer Safety Tips for Your Pet

Is your pet ready for some summer fun? While the upcoming summer is sure to bring many fun adventures for you and your furry friend, warm summer temperatures can cause some new risks for your pet. At Minnesota Veterinary Hospital, your pet’s safety is our top...

Noise Aversion and Your Pet: How You Can Help

Is your pet scared of loud noises such as fireworks or thunder? Noise aversion is a common problem in pets. Unfortunately, storms and firework celebrations typically occur more frequently during the summer, and it’s important to take some extra steps to help your pet...

Laser Therapy – How Your Pet Can Benefit

Have you heard of laser therapy for your pet? Laser therapy is one of many innovative treatment options that can benefit your pet. Therapeutic lasers are used to treat a variety of health conditions and are a valuable tool for managing pain, promoting healing, and...

Zoonotic Disease – Protect Your Pet and You!

While pets improve our lives in many ways, it’s essential to understand that they can impact your health. Zoonotic diseases are medical conditions that can spread from animals to humans and are a health risk all pet owners should be aware of. At Minnesota Veterinary...

Lily Toxicity and Other Toxic Plants

Do you know if the plants in your house are safe for your pet? As spring approaches and flowers begin to bloom, it’s essential to know which plants are safe and which ones could be toxic to your pet.  Here are a few of the most common toxic plants and what you...

Spring Creepies and Crawlies – Why Prevention Matters

As spring returns, so are the creepies and crawlies. Fleas, ticks, and mosquitos are the most common pests that affect pets and can have serious impacts on your pet’s long-term health. Luckily, there are many ways to protect your pet and keep them pest-free. ...

The Importance of Dental Health All Year Long

While February is National Pet Dental Health Month, your pet’s dental health should be a priority all year long. Like people, pets can develop dental disease, and preventative care is essential for maintaining their oral health. At Minnesota Veterinary Hospital, we...

Valentine’s Day Safety

Are you spending Valentine’s Day with your furry friend? Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and Minnesota Veterinary Hospital is here to help keep your festivities pet-friendly. Here are some tips to help you shower your pets with love while also keeping them...

How Training Your Pet Enhances The Bond You Share

There are a variety of benefits that come with training your pet. Some of these benefits include improved social skills, reduced frustration, and increased mental stimulation. However, many pet owners overlook the many ways training can strengthen the special bond you...

Why Routine Wellness Visits Are Important for Your Pet

You don’t need to wait until your pet is sick to schedule an appointment with a veterinarian. Routine wellness visits are an essential part of helping your pet live a long and healthy life. At Minnesota Veterinary Hospital, these visits allow us to monitor your pet’s...

Doggy Daycare at Minnesota Veterinary Hospital

Is your dog tired of being stuck in the house all day? At Minnesota Veterinary Hospital, we understand that it can be difficult to keep your pet entertained and get them the exercise they need. Our doggy daycare service gives your pet the opportunity to stretch their...

Benefits of Using Our Online Store

When it comes to ordering your pet’s food and medication, we understand that you have many options to choose from. However, there are many benefits of ordering from Minnesota Veterinary Hospital’s Online Store. Not only are your products shipped directly to your door,...

Preparing Your Senior Dog for Colder Weather

Have you noticed the recent chill in the air? Harsh Minnesota winters are hard on older dogs, and it is essential to take some extra precautions as the temperature drops. Here at Minnesota Veterinary Hospital, we are here to make sure you and your pets are prepared!...

Enriching Your Feline Friend’s Environment

Are you looking for ways to bring more excitement into your feline friend’s life? Here at Minnesota Veterinary Hospital in Shoreview, we believe that environmental enrichment is a fantastic way to engage your pet’s body and mind. To help you get started, we’ve put...

Tips for Choosing a Dog Groomer

Your dog is more than just a pet. He's a member of your family, your fur baby, so it's only natural that you want the best for him. When choosing a dog groomer, there are several things to consider before you take your dog in to get shampooed and styled. Below, you'll...

Obesity in Cats – Treatment and Prevention

Obesity in the feline pet population, as in humans, has become a nationwide problem. The guideline for obesity is 20 percent or more above the normal weight range, and veterinarians are seeing more felines that fall into this category. Just as in humans, obesity can...
Fall Safety Considerations for Your Pet

Fall Safety Considerations for Your Pet

As the leaves begin to turn and the weather cools down, it's important to be mindful of potential hazards that can endanger our four-legged friends. From Halloween safety tips to toxic mushrooms and everything in between, read on for a comprehensive guide to keeping...

Why You Should Keep Your Pets at a Healthy Weight

Why You Should Keep Your Pets at a Healthy Weight

We all know that carrying extra weight isn't good for our health. But did you know that the same is true for your pets? Just like humans, pets who are obese are more susceptible to a host of health problems, including diabetes, joint pain, and respiratory issues....

Pet Food Safety

Nutrition plays a critical role in your pet’s health. However, knowing what to feed your pet can be a bit challenging. At Minnesota Veterinary Hospital, we understand that there are many different types of food to choose from and are here to help you navigate...

Happy Cat? Here’s What You Need to Know 

Did you know your cat’s happiness can have a significant impact on their long-term health? September is Happy, Healthy Cat Month, and our team at Minnesota Veterinary Hospital is celebrating by sharing what you need to know about improving your cat’s happiness and...

Why Choose Us?

Why Choose Us?

When it comes to picking your pet’s veterinary team, we know you have a lot of options. So why us? Minnesota Veterinary Hospital has been providing complete health care for pets since 1968. Pet health is our top priority, and we are committed to providing the best...