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  • Kennel Cough Is NOT Our Friend
    This blog is mainly a review of a very common illness that may affect your dogs, namely, "Kennel Cough."Unfortunately, "Kennel Cough" is a bit of a misnomer because it is Read more
  • Too Hot 4 Your Pet?
    The days are getting longer and hotter.  Some of us are more active, and involve our pets in our active lifestyle.  At home, even with a working air conditioner, the Read more
  • Pets and Foxtails: The Never-Ending Story
    "Roses are redViolets are blueGrasses are greenFoxtails are mean& Ails from within"-Dr. Samuel Rivera (6/12/2015)-Every year, the skies shower, the flowers bloom, the grasses revive, the birds begin to sing, and Read more
  • Why NOT to Declaw Your Cat
    One of the ethical decisions we have to make as veterinarians is "to declaw, or not to declaw?" I, Dr. Samuel Rivera, have chosen not to declaw, offer declawing, or Read more
  • Please Spay Your Dog!
    Throughout my career, I have met a lot of people who really love and care about their dogs.  Among those people, there have been many individuals who choose not to Read more
  • Importance of Kitten Vaccines
    We were recently introduced to a baby kitten, not more than 10 days old, and her name was "Lilly."  Sadly, she was the last survivor of a litter of 6 kittens, Read more
  • Are Dog Vaccines Important?
    Many people ask if dog vaccines are important, and why?There are dog vaccines (shots) that are "Core" and "Non-core" vaccines.  The core vaccines for dogs include: Rabies, Distemper, Parvo and Read more
  • Welcome to Utah Veterinary Hospital
    "Coming Soon - Utah Veterinary Hospital"It has been a difficult 2 weeks.  The lease was signed, the architect and contractors were ready for the task, and Dr. Samuel Rivera (me) Read more

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