Tag: animal clinic

Pets Need Routine Care, Too!

Pets Need Routine Care, Too!

Okay, so you manage to balance scheduling appointments for the entire family to make it two dentist appointments, one for the primary care physician, and every follow-up and as-needed appointment that lies in between. So trust us, we get it when you don’t want to […]

Take Advantage of Our Spaying Special

Take Advantage of Our Spaying Special

At Mountain Shadows Animal Hospital in Salida, we are always proud to have the opportunity to protect our pet population through spaying and neutering services. It is thanks to pet owners like yourself that we are excited to offer a special on all spaying services […]

Dog-Safe Table Treats

Dog-Safe Table Treats

In our previous blog, we wrote extensively about table foods that your pet should avoid, but skimmed over some recommendations without any real substance. After more than a few questions for clarification or more rich explanations, we’re back for a follow-up! Health Dog Snacks & […]

Don’t Give Your Pets These Table Foods

Don’t Give Your Pets These Table Foods

There are certain table foods that can be dangerous for your pet. Different types of pets have differing resistances and weaknesses when it comes to table food and the causes for alarm you should feel when you discover they’ve eaten something they shouldn’t have should […]

Pet Christmas Gift Tips

Pet Christmas Gift Tips

If you’re anything like us, the pets are part of the family. For years, we’ve gotten the kick out of giving the family dog a bone loosely wrapped in paper and enjoyed a good laugh as he tears into it. There are, however, some tips […]

Christmas Tree Pet Safety Tips

Christmas Tree Pet Safety Tips

The entire holiday season is exciting, yet stressful, to families across the country; with the scramble to transition from Thanksgiving celebrations to hanging Christmas decorations, shopping, and preparing for more large family gatherings, it’s easy to understand how and why some things could go unnoticed […]

Navigating Pet Meds

Navigating Pet Meds

Getting medication for your pet is somewhat different from what we are used to in humans. While many similarities exist, there are some differences that can, unfortunately, enable pet owners to unknowingly put their pets in danger. We know that’s the last thing you want […]

Emotional Impact of Veterinary Care

Emotional Impact of Veterinary Care

Doctors of all sorts carry emotional burdens for themselves, their patients, and even the family and support group of each patient. The emotional impact of seeing a doctor for something beyond routine care is a life-changing event for patients and families alike; these instances have […]

Employers: Consider Pet Insurance Benefits

Employers: Consider Pet Insurance Benefits

These days, employers search for a number of ways outside of salary hikes to attract and retain the best possible talent. Companies spend a collective fortune on things like office parties, foosball tables, and even in-office kegerators to keep present and future employees happy. One […]

About Dr. Ryff

About Dr. Ryff

Many of you likely already know Dr. Ryff, but there may be more to the story than you think immediately. Beyond just being Salida’s most active veterinarian, Dr. Kermit Ryff is also a genuine animal enthusiast with a rich history in pet vet care. To […]