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Welcome to Duluth Veterinary Hospital!

AAHA

We have been providing state of the art care for pets and their owners since the late 1940’s.  We are accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), which designates higher standards in veterinary care.  Our mission is to provide personalized, high quality care for pets and their owners characterized by trust, respect, and compassion.  We strive continually to improve our care of pets and people through innovation, education, and teamwork.

Hospital Services

  • Routine Preventative Care & Surgery
  • LASER Surgery
  • Digital Radiology
  • Dentistry
  • Intensive care
  • Orthopedic and soft tissue surgery

 

Contact Us

Duluth Veterinary Hospital
2015 London Road
Duluth, MN  55812
Tel: (218) 728-3616

For daily general inquiries: info@duluthvet.com

Doctors email will be answered within 48-72 hours

Seasonal Topic

 

Spring is finally on its way!  Unfortunately, along with the emerging colors and plant growth, new hazards may also be making their appearance.  What do you need to be aware of to keep your pet safe?  Learn more about spring toxins here!

Featured Article

Beat the Heat

Summer's here and so are the hot temperatures. With the thermostat rising, so are the odds your furry friend could become injured or ill from the heat. Whether feline or canine, our four-legged friends need a little boost during the summer to stay cool and safe. SO BL HeatSafety01 AUG17 ECC17286 FINAL

Overheating in the summer can cause a myriad of health issues, including dehydration, heat stroke and sunburn. Young kittens and older cats are at higher risk for heatstroke. Any sign of heatstroke in any pet is an immediate cause for concern as the condition can cause permanent organ damage and death. Symptoms include panting, lethargy, drooling, fever, vomiting and collapse. 

Sunburn in pets looks similar to when we spend too much time in the sun with not enough sunscreen. Non-pigmented areas with less or no hair, often the ears and nose, are at highest risk. If your pet does sunburn, aloe can soothe her skin. 

Whether he is an old pro at getting through summers or this is her first go-round, here are some ways to help your furry friend beat the heat:

- Never leave your pet in a parked vehicle, running or not. With the windows open slightly on an 85-degree day, the temperature inside will reach 120 degrees after a mere 30 minutes. 

- Brush her fur often. A well-groomed coat will help keep her cool as the thermostat rises and her coat is already designed for good airflow. Another option could be a summer haircut, but remember to leave at least one inch of hair as pets can suffer from sunburn also. 

- Allow her access to cool spots in the house, such as tiled floors or rooms without much sun exposure. 

- Give him several options for cooling off. Leave a fan on in a place where he normally sits and add a few ice cubes to his water or offer him a pet-safe cool treat. 

- Save playtime for early morning or late evening, during the cooler hours of the day. 

With some planning and a watchful eye, you and your pet can enjoy another summer of fun safely!