Harbor Road is a full-service veterinary medical facility located on Route 131, just off Route 1, in South Thomaston, Maine. We have been providing excellent care to pets in the midcoast area (and beyond) since 1995.
Our professional and courteous staff seek to provide the highest quality wellness, medical, surgical and dental treatments for their highly-valued patients, with an emphasis on client education. We believe in partnering with our clients to promote responsible pet ownership and preventative health care, and will treat every patient and client with personal and individual attention and consideration.
Harbor Road Veterinary Hospital is an organization we are all proud to be a part of. Every member of our team understands the special role your pets play in your family and wants them to enjoy a long life of wellness. We are all true animal lovers and will recommend the same procedures and products to you that we use for our own animals.
We have some coupons and offers on select Hill's/Science Diet and Royal Canin foods:
~ $5.00 coupon for Science Diet and Healthy Advantage dry food (until12/31/14)
~ punch cards for Hill's Healthy Advantage dry - buy 6 bags, get one free of the same size
~ $2 off Science Diet dog treats (until 12/31/14)
~ mail in rebate for $20 prepaid Visa card on skin diets only (until 12/31/14)
Be sure to continue giving preventatives throughout the year.
* * * We still have some coupons for your first dose free! * * *
WINTER PET CARE TIPS
Winter wellness: Has your pet had his/her preventive care exam (wellness exam) yet? Cold weather may worsen some medical conditions such as arthritis. Your pet should be examined by a veterinarian at least once a year, and it’s as good a time as any to get him/her checked out to make sure (s)he is ready and as healthy as possible for cold weather
Wipe down: During walks, your dog’s feet, legs and belly may pick up deicers, antifreeze, or other chemicals that could be toxic. When you get back inside, wipe down (or wash) your pet’s feet, legs and belly to remove these chemicals and reduce the risk that your dog will be poisoned after (s)he licks them off of his/her feet or fur. Consider using pet-safe deicers on your property to protect your pets and the others in your neighborhood.
Prevent poisoning: Clean up any antifreeze spills quickly, as even small amounts of antifreeze can be deadly. Make sure your pets don’t have access to medication bottles, household chemicals, potentially toxic foods such as onions, xylitol (a sugar substitute) and chocolate.
Play dress-up: If your dog has a short coat or seems bothered by the cold weather, consider a sweater or dog coat. Have several on hand, so you can use a dry sweater or coat each time your dog goes outside. Wet sweaters or coats can actually make your dog colder. Some pet owners also use booties to protect their dog’s feet; if you choose to use them, make sure they fit properly.
Make some noise: A warm vehicle engine can be an appealing heat source for outdoor and feral cats, but it’s deadly. Check underneath your car, bang on the hood, and honk the horn before starting the engine to encourage feline hitchhikers to abandon their roost under the hood.
courtesy of the American Veterinary Medical Association: https://www.avma.org/public/PetCare/Pages/Cold-weather-pet-safety.aspx
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