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  • Heat Stress, Fairs, and Achievement Days
    For all of our 4-H'ers, rodeo'ers, and show'ers out there, these are some things to consider as the weather is getting very hot outside and our animals are staying active. Read more
  • Blood Transfusions in Calves
    Blood Transfusions in CalvesWest River Veterinary Clinic tends to receive many calls this time of year regarding calves with swollen joints. Many ranchers are well aware that this issue is Read more
  • LongRange Days
    Join us in welcoming our Merial Representative, Lee Pullin,in the Community Room during our LongRange Days:MAY 16TH & 17THDuring this time, he'll be offering rebates of:up to $25 off of a 500ml Read more
  • Farrier Day
    HORSE OWNERS: We are excited to announce that we will be having a "FARRIER Day" on April 28! Farrier Casey Kalenze will be available at the clinic for trimming/shoeing appointments. Read more
  • Canine Nail Clipping Demonstration
    For those of us that always worry about clipping dog (and cat!) nails at home, this is a good video to watch. It helps to have someone holding your pet Read more
  • Canine Influenza
    Canine Influenza is a disease caused by a virus that infects the respiratory tract of dogs. The disease is accompanied by normal respiratory disease signs such as sneezing, coughing, ocular/nasal Read more
  • Testing Your Water Quality
    The following is an article passed along to us from the NDSU Extension Service. We want to remind everyone that water quality is extremely important! Working with your extension agent Read more
  • BeefTalk: Cutting Expenses
    BeefTalk: Cut Expenses Smartly, Not QuicklyBy Kris Ringwall, Beef SpecialistNDSU Extension ServiceIn difficult financial times, proper management decisions are critical and could make the difference between remaining in the cattle Read more
  • Lunch & Learn
    Lunch & LearnSponsored by ElancoMay 18th, 2016From Noon-2:00 pmCome to the West River Vet Clinic’s Community Room, and learn about the benefits of giving calf implants! This is one of Read more
  • 6 Tick-Borne Diseases You Should Know About
    Posts by: Matt Henry, Lifestyle ContributorDog Diseases & Conditions A-ZTicks are more than just creepy; they can spread a number of different diseases that affect both pets and people. Ticks can Read more
  • My Dog is Afraid of Nail Trimmings
    Posts by: Mychelle Blake, MSW, CDBC, Lifestyle Contributor and Pet Behavior ExpertDog BehaviorWhy are long dog nails a problem?Fear of nail trims is a very common issue dog guardians face and Read more
  • 3 Ways Playing in Puddles Could be Deadly to Your Dog
    Posts by: Dr. Nancy Kay, DVM, DACVIMDog Checkups & Preventive CareThere’s a lot to be said for a vigorous walk with your dog after a heavy rainstorm. The landscape appears refreshed, Read more
  • Bangs Vaccination: Still a good idea?
    Brucellosis Vaccination: Still a good idea?Russ Daly, DVM, DACVPM – 3/6/2017Imagine 10% of the nation’s beef and dairy cattle herd infected with a contagious disease causing pregnancy loss and reproductive failure. Read more
  • Understanding the Veterinary-Client-Patient-Relationship
    Understanding the Veterinary-Client-Patient-RelationshipBy now, livestock producers are becoming aware of soon-to-be-implemented changes in how feed grade antibiotics are used, in the form of expanded use of the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD). Producers Read more
  • Fly Control
    Here is a good reminder for fly season from the Hettinger County Extension Office. Remember that West River Veterinary Clinic carries many of the different fly control options listed in Read more
  • Grooming
                     GroomingDoes your pet need a day at the spa? West River Vet Clinic now has two full time groomers and is accepting Read more