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Black Cat Appreciation Day August 17, 2020

Welcome friends and furry family members. As we hit the dog days of summer here in August I want to remind you all to remember our feline friends as well, especially our black feline friends on National Black Cat Appreciation Day on August 17, 2020. Throughout...

What is a Veterinary Technician?

To become a veterinary technician one must obtain either a 2 year or 4 year degree from an accredited college. At our clinic Amy, Randi, Kylee and Mandee graduated from North Dakota State University. Cassi graduated from Minnesota School of Business. All the...

How To: Hike or Camp With Your Pet

Since our pets are members of our family and enjoy the outdoors just as much as we do, there’s no reason they can’t come hiking or camping with us!  That being said, there are certain steps you should take to ensure the trip is safe, legal and fun for all those...

Veterinary Care for Exotic Pets

Most pet owners know that dogs and cats benefit from an annual wellness visit to their favorite veterinarian for a physical exam, vaccines, preventatives, and any additional recommended care.  But did you know that it is just as important to have your exotic pet...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Operations

Dear Clients of the Bismarck Animal Clinic & Hospital:  In response to the developing coronavirus (COVID-19), we would like to inform you of the precautions that The Bismarck Animal Clinic & Hospital is taking and also some changes in protocol and policy that...

Valentine’s Day With Pets

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and you know what that means, chocolate! Valentine’s Day is a day dedicated to celebrating your significant other, which has resulted in one of the biggest chocolate-purchasing holidays in America. Nothing says “I love you”...

Frostbite and Hypothermia

Our lovely state is notorious for the frigid months of winter. Most of us native North Dakotan’s have built a tolerance for the cold weather, however we are able to dress warm and ensure that we do not stay out in the cold for long due to the negative temperatures....

“Vetiquette”

A visit to the vet can be a daunting prospect for our patients as well as the people who love them. Whether your pet is coming in for a routine wellness visit and vaccines or because he’s sick or injured, there are some easy things to keep in mind that may help the...

Tips on Introducing Your New Cat to Resident Pets

Last year I went through the process of introducing my newly adopted cat to my two dogs. I admit that I was a bit hesitant to add a cat to the household knowing that neither of my dogs had any previous interactions with cats.  I knew that my dogs could be protective...