Acu-FAQs—All About Veterinary Acupuncture

Pets are on pins and needles about acupuncture at MountainView Veterinary Hospital, and their dedicated owners have many questions about this new—but ancient—therapy. Our skilled team is excited to provide this timeless modality to our injured, ill, and painful pet patients throughout the Rockaway and Denville, New Jersey areas. Here are our answers to your [...]

Lyme Disease and Tick Control in Dogs

Ticks are pretty gross—you can’t deny this simple fact. And while we all hate pulling ticks off our dogs, their negative effects go far beyond the “eww” factor. Ticks can transmit serious diseases to your family and your pets, including Lyme disease. The Northeast is a hot spot for Lyme disease, and MountainView Veterinary Hospital [...]

Pet-Proof Your Home to Avoid 3 Scary Scenarios

You may think your home is perfectly pet-safe, but unless you have looked at your surroundings from your four-legged friend's point of view, you are likely missing some safety hazards. To explain the importance of home pet-proofing, our MountainView Veterinary Hospital team shares three common—and scary— pet scenarios that have the potential to end badly.  [...]

Top Tips to Tackle Your Pet’s Tartar

Think you know your pet like the back of your hand? You may have their personality pegged and a general sense of their health, but many well-meaning pet owners neglect one important area of their pet’s overall wellbeing. When was the last time you took a good look at your pet’s teeth? Dental health is [...]

How to Survive the Holidays with Your Pet

The holidays aren’t all they’re nut-cracked up to be. In fact, sometimes they’re downright chaotic.  After you’ve sleighed all day and your cup of holiday cheer is empty, the last thing you need is a pet-related emergency. Ensure you and your pet have a well-deserved silent night this Christmas by accepting this gift—a holiday pet [...]

15 Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Pet Owners

Thanksgiving is one of the nation’s most widely observed holidays, but the occasion can be dangerous for your pet. As you gather with friends and family to celebrate the year’s blessings and indulge in a large feast, take steps to safeguard your pet. Our MountainView Veterinary Hospital team wants to help by providing Thanksgiving safety [...]

Debunking Myths About Pet Ear Infections

Ear infections are common in pets, and they can be frustrating. You may be desperate to help your pet, but don’t be misled by common myths about these infections. Our MountainView Veterinary Hospital team wants to debunk common pet ear infection myths to ensure your pet receives the care they need. Myth: Pet ear infections [...]

Happy Cat, Happy Cat Owner

Cats are fickle creatures who are not shy about expressing their displeasure. Stress can cause health complications in cats, and an unhappy cat can significantly disrupt your household. Our MountainView Veterinary Hospital team provides advice that will keep your cat as pleased as punch. Keep your cat healthy Your cat can’t be happy if they [...]

Veterinary Acupuncture

Acupuncture can be used to manage numerous pet problems to promote healing and decrease pain, and can be safely implemented without causing systemic side effects. Our team at MountainView Veterinary Hospital provides information about veterinary acupuncture to help you determine if your pet could benefit. Veterinary acupuncture benefits Ancient Chinese medicine doctrine asserts that imbalances [...]

6 Common Misconceptions About Pet Allergies

Allergies affect numerous pets, but many pet owners have misconceptions about these conditions. Our team at MountainView Veterinary Hospital wants to help by providing accurate information about pet allergies, to ensure your pet gets the care they need. Misconception #1: Most allergic pets are reacting to their food. Truth: Food allergies are uncommon in pets, [...]

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