What to Know About Neutering…

Getting your pet neutered can be a daunting prospect. Dr. Mychajlonka, also known as Dr. Mych – a veterinarian at Las Vegas’s own Craig Road Animal Hospital, in a follow up to his previous post on spaying your pet, discusses what the various terms and options mean, what the impact on cost these options can have, and how to choose what is best for your pet. By Kurt Mychajlonka, DVM Male cats and dogs should have their reproductive abilities removed…

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How Well Are We Doing? May 2013

For almost a year now, Craig Road Animal Hospital has been sending out surveys. Hospital Administrator Mike Falconer talks about why, and introduces some results for May 2013. By Mike Falconer When you visit Craig Road Animal Hospital we will often ask for an email address. This is mostly to give us another avenue of communication and to simplify the sending of estimates etc. However, there is another reason. in August of last year we started to survey pet owners…

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What to Know About Spaying…

Getting your pet spayed can be a daunting prospect.  Dr. Mychajlonka, also known as Dr. Mych – a veterinarian at Las Vegas’s own Craig Road Animal Hospital, discusses what the various terms and options mean, what the impact on cost these options can have, and how to choose what is best for your pet. By Kurt Mychajlonka, DVM Female cats and dogs should have their reproductive abilities removed if they are not going to be bred. The correct term for…

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Craig Road and the News on Parvo

Craig Road Animal Hospital in the news again. This time Dr. Debbie White talks with Channel 8 about the dangers of parvo virus in Las Vegas. We should also clarify on the reporters comment about why a vaccinated dog might get parvo. Improper vet administration or storage of vaccine is not the problem. More commonly pups are presented for only one vaccine, don’t receive vaccines at right ages, or vaccines are given outside a vet hospital or in a home…

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Pet Prosthetics Part 2

Three legged pets, affectionately know as tripods in veterinary world, do very well post surgery. However, it is not always necessary for the vet to remove all of an affected limb. This raises the possibility of a prosthesis. Craig Road Animal Hospital’s own Dr. Jacqueline Parker discusses, and shows, how we go about fitting a dog for a prosthetic limb here in North West Las Vegas! In part one, we saw the process of taking a mold for the prosthesis. In…

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Pet Prosthetics Part 1

Three legged pets, affectionately know as tripods in veterinary world, do very well post surgery. However, it is not always necessary for the vet to remove all of an affected limb. This raises the possibility of a prosthesis. Craig Road Animal Hospital’s own Dr. Jacqueline Parker discusses, and shows, how we go about fitting a dog for a prosthetic limb here in North West Las Vegas!  Earl lost his front left paw in France a few years ago to a…

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Six Days Until the Open House!

Well, it is too late to turn back now! A nice thing about the open house project has been that we have been able to do a number of things that have been on the jobs list for quite some time. The really great thing about the open house project is that we have a definitive deadline for all involved – things have to be finished by the 28th, preferably well before! Monday saw our the painting of our boarding…

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13 Days Until the Open House

It has been an interesting week… A test redecorating of one of our boarding suites went well. Everyone seems to agree the new color scheme is a big improvement. The rest of the suites are due to be painted this week. One of our new infographics for our walls, however, hit a snag. A technical issue with the image quality meant a last minute scramble to find higher resolution images. We also had a similar issue with the pet images…

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20 Days Until the Open House!

Things for the open house are progressing nicely. For those of you who keep an eye on the Craig Road Animal Hospital Facebook page, we have chosen the winning captions for the six images that will help decorate our walls – it was a tough job as we got a lot of great submissions (thank you eveyone!) but we are very pleased with what we have. we are currently just waiting on the proofs from our graphics people. Our two…

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27 days until the Open House!

In the first of a series of posts, Craig Road Animal Hospital’s Hospital Administrator, Mike Falconer, talks about the preparations  for our upcoming open house! Craig Road Animal Hospital is having an open house for our existing veterinary clients, and potential new ones, in Las Vegas and North Las Vegas on Sunday the 28th of April, 2013. We will be having vendors, a hospital tour, a petting zoo, a free new pet booklet and lots more from 10:00am till 2:00pm.…

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Non Anesthetic Dental Cleanings – Too Good to be True?

There is a current resurgence in interest in the subject of Non- Anesthesia Dental Scaling: that is a dental cleaning performed while the pet is awake and usually by a non-veterinarian. Dr. Mychajlonka, a vet at Las Vegas’s own Craig Road Animal Hospital, discusses the dangers of these procedures. By Kurt Mychajlonka, DVM No anesthetic procedure is 100% safe. However, the reality is that even older pets can undergo an anesthetic procedure safely with the vast majority experiencing no complications…

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Pets Need Dental Care Too! (Video)

A great little video from the Veterinary News Network on the importance of pet dental health. Remember that this month is pet dental health month. If you bring your pet in for a dental cleaning we will give you $35 off, a free bath or bath voucher, express anal glands for free, a free nail trim, and some other goodies to go home with – in addition to clean teeth and fresh breath! Call our office to schedule an appointment…

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New Hours

Craig Road Animal Hospital is pleased to announce that on the 4th of February we will be expanding our opening hours. Monday through Saturday, we will be open from 6:00AM until 10:00PM. Our Sunday hours remain unchanged – 7:00AM until 10:00PM. Our earlier opening time allows for a more convenient surgery drop off time and to see any cases that have developed overnight.

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Allergic reactions

Allergic reactions, including reactions to vaccines, can happen at any veterinary hospital and anywhere – not just the Las Vegas / North Las Vegas area. In this blog post, Craig Road Animal Hospital’s own Dr. Tampira explains the various types of allergic reactions that your cat or dog may experience, and how to spot a minor versus a major life threatening emergency. Of course, if your pet experiences any allergic reaction please call Craig Road Animal Hospital, or your local…

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Canine Parvovirus

Parvo virus, or Parvo, is a common illness that we see here at Craig Road Animal Hospital and in the Las Vegas / North Las Vegas area in general. In this blog post, Craig Road’s own Dr. Tampira goes over the basic treatment and procedures used to help give a puppy the best chance of surviving this life threatening disease. By Orlena Tampira, DVM What is it? Known simply as parvo, parvovirus is the most common infectious disorder of dogs…

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