• Assessing Chronic Pain in Your Pet

    Assessing Chronic Pain in Your Pet The most common cause of pain in our older pets is from arthritis. It can be very challenging to know if our beloved pets are suffering from arthritis pain because they naturally hide pain and disease. A physical exam and imaging by your veterinarian can be helpful in diagnosing arthritis along with an at home evaluation. Below are links and videos to help you best assess your dog or … Read More »

  • Toxic & Non-Toxic Plants

    With Valentine’s Day just recently behind us and with Easter quickly approaching, we’d like to remind our cat owners of the dangers of Lily ingestion. While they are a pretty flower, they can be highly, highly toxic to our feline friends! For a list of other plants that can pose potential health risks to your pets, please visit the following link: Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants (  

  • Thanksgiving Pet Safety!

    With Thanksgiving approaching we wanted to post this quick “Thanksgiving Pet Safety” Article from the AVMA for you to review (Click on the link at the bottom of the page to review the full article)  Thanksgiving is a special holiday that brings together family and friends, but it also can carry some hazards for pets. Holiday food needs to be kept away from pets, and pet owners who travel need to either transport their pets … Read More »


    Click on the link below for a couple quick Halloween Safety Tips from ASPCA  

  • It’s never too late to retrain an older dog! Here’s what might be causing your senior pup’s changing behavior

    Can We Retrain an Old Dog? By Mikkel Becker | November 2, 2016 iStockphoto Who says old dogs can’t learn new tricks? Most aging canines are perfectly capable of picking up new commands. Our dog, Grizzly, is 14 years old. He is well trained and healthy, but has some hearing loss and pain in his back legs, and it’s beginning to affect his behavior. He has always slept in our bed, but now he has trouble … Read More »

  • Help Keep Animals Safe this Halloween!

    Please spread the word and help keep our pets safe this Halloween. Your Dog Etiquette Guide: Tips to Keep Halloween Safe, Fun and Scare-Free (Courtesy of VetStreet) By Mikkel Becker | October 13, 2016 People in spooky costumes and strangers showing up at the door can be nerve-wracking for some dogs.   Halloween is right around the corner, and while you may be anticipating a night (or several) of delicious scares, your dog may not feel the … Read More »

  • Meet “Lewa” – Alpine View Veterinary Hospitals Pet of the Week:

    Lewa is a 6 & 1/2 yr old female Dalmatian mix. She absolutely loves coming to “camp,” as her mom calls it :-) Lewa has been a regular visitor since 2010 and we all love having her stay with us. She is extremely well mannered and incredibly sweet, it just melts our Animal Care Attendants heart each time they feed her because she so patiently waits for the attendant to scoop out and prepare her … Read More »

  • Meet Molly- Alpine View’s Pet of the Week!

    Molly is one of our many fantastic patients here at Alpine View who loves boarding with us when her mom & dad are out of town. Molly is a sweet 6 year old bulldog with a huge heart! Our team here at Alpine loves having Molly here to visit! She enjoys her stays and especially loves running around in our hospitals back yard and playing ball with all of our Animal Care Attendants. As you can see, she also loves to snuggle up in and under her … Read More »