River Ridge Veterinary Hospital

6790 River Center Drive
Clemmons, NC 27012

(336)712-3413

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Pet Care Articles

Surgical Treatment for Feline Hyperthyroidism

The goal of thyroidectomy is to remove the abnormal thyroid tissue and leave the normal adjacent tissue alone. This sounds straightforward, however, considering ...

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Cliff Diving through a Cloud of Expectations

Clients’ expectations of a visit to the vet sometimes differ from what a vet expects. It’s possible this is never more true than in an emergency.A couple of yea ...

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Strangles Vaccination for your Horse

Strangles is not an uncommon disease in horses, is very contagious, and can cause lots of problems when it occurs.  Strangles causes an upper respiratory infect ...

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Workups for Itchy Dogs and Cats

Pruritus, or itching, in dogs and cats, can involve scratching and licking, chewing, or biting the skin. Pruritus is the most common symptom of skin disease in ...

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I am Cat Furniture

As I sit here trying to type with one cat draped across both forearms, I've decided that being covered with cats is a concept worthy of consideration. Why do I ...

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A Horse's Arch-Nemesis: Laminitis

The second leading cause of death in horses in the United States is a condition called laminitis. (Colic is the leading cause.) This equine arch-nemesis also us ...

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