Mother Lode Veterinary Hospital / 11509 La Barr Meadows Road / Grass Valley, CA 95949 / (530) 272-6651

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We met Jack in June of 2013 when he was 3 months old. He came to Mother Lode Veterinary Hospital to be evaluated for a suspected congenital heart defect. He was an adorable ball of fur, but was small and thin for...
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  We are happy to announce that we recently upgraded our digital dental radiograph sensor to a SOPIX2. The SOPIX2 has quickly become the industry standard in digital dental radiography. With this new technology we are able to identify very subtle disease...
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This is an excellent article put together by VCA Animal Hospitals on roundworm infections in dogs. Have you ever wondered why most puppies are born with worms? Have you ever heard of visceral larval migrans in people? Yes…pets can transmit roundworms to...
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These are Cuterebra larvae that were found buried under the skin in various locations along the neck of this jack rabbit! Interesting to see the various life stages represented here! Cuterebra flies will deposit their “sticky” eggs near the rabbit’s burrow. The...
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P&G Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quantity of Dry Pet Food Due to Possible Health Risk Recall includes some lines of Eukanuba Dog Food and Iams Dog & Cat Food. For a full report and list of affected products visit: Pet Food Recall...
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With temperatures heating up, it is easy to forget what impact this has on our pets. You have sweat glands all over your body, but your dog’s are confined to their nose and the pads of their feet. A dog that is...
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Chloe is a sweet 6 year old spayed female kitty up to date on her vaccinations. Due to tragic circumstances she is now looking for a new forever home. Her” mom” died and now Chloe is alone. She is sweet and playful....
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Nope, it’s not a foxtail, like you were all probably thinking this time of year! It’s Otobius mengini…the Spinose Ear Tick! A 13 year old Border Collie came in with a recent history of shaking his head and rubbing at the ears....
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