Dr. Julie Damron

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Keep pets safe during holidays


By Dr. Julie Damron
Stockton Record December 5th, 2008

Sparkling lights, glittering ornaments, and a table full of fatty goodies may be reasons to celebrate for people, but for pets, these things could be lethal.

The holiday scene, although warm and friendly, can be full of dangers for your dog or cat. Please keep this in mind to keep the season fun and safe for your cherished companions.

Tinsel from the tree, small ornaments and ribbon from presents can cause significant to life-threatening digestive problems when eaten, ranging from diarrhea to blockages and intestinal tears. This is true for cats and dogs, who admire the shiny decorations just like we do. If you decorate the upper branches of your tree, you are less likely to have problems.

Read the LENS section in Saturday's Record for more on this column by Julie Damron.

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Wednesday, 03 June 2020

With the recent shelter-in-place order issued for our community, we wanted to take a moment to let you know that we are open and here for you and your pet!

However with the safety of our clients, patients and employees in mind, our lobby will be closed until further notice. Veterinary services will remain available during our normal business hours with a few adjustments to how we receive you and your pet, including:

Appointments & Medication/Food Pickup

Upon arriving at the clinic, please remain in your vehicle and contact us via phone @ 209-477-4841 to let our team know you have arrived. A team member will then meet you at your vehicle to escort your pet inside for the appointment and/or deliver any products you need to pick up. Payments can be made over the phone, from your vehicle.

We ask that no one who is experiencing flu-like symptoms or who has been exposed to someone who has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus enter the facility at this time.

Refill Requests

To submit a medication or food refill request, please contact us via phone, email or online refill request form. We will contact you when your refill is ready and deliver it to your vehicle upon your arrival.


Thank you for your patience and understanding, and for helping us keep our community safe!

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