Dec/11/2017

Dr. Renee Ferguson


Happy Holidays Everyone! The Christmas season is a wonderful time to get together & celebrate with those you love. Here are a few tips from the team at Mountain View to help make your festivities fun & safe. Christmas Tree: Do you see your...
Dental pain can be especially hard to identify because most pets are very good at hiding pain (especially cats!). In addition, a pet’s natural instinct to eat and survive is very high so they will eat despite significant oral pain. If you notice any of...
Halloween is one of our favorite times of year! The creative costumes, the tasty treats, and all the spooky decorations make it a fun night that everyone can celebrate! Here are some tips to keep your pets safe this Halloween. 1. Halloween treats are for...
Happy Veterinarian Technician Appreciation Week to our awesome Techs; Theresa and Juanita. We are so fortunate to have such wonderful people on our team who work with such incredible professionalism and compassion . You rock ladies! Now here are a few ways...
Happy Thanksgiving everyone! While it is a wonderful time to gather with those you love, you need to be careful because some of those tasty holiday favorites can be harmful to dogs and cats. Please feel free to share this blog so we can keep all pets...
We are looking to have a Registered Veterinary Technologist join our team. The ideal candidate for the position is highly motivated, friendly, a team-player, with excellent customer service and animal care skills. You must be comfortable working in all...
Mountain View Veterinary Hospital will be closed on Monday, August 7th for the BC Day long weekend. We'll re-open on Tuesday for our regular hours. If you have an emergency, please contact Animal Emergency Clinic of the Fraser Valley at 604.514.1711...
With our air quality continuing to deteriorate due to the wildfires here in BC, the question that many of us have is “will all this smoke affect my pets?” If your pet is healthy then there really isn’t much to worry about. Like people, pets have built-in...
Mountain View Veterinary will be closed on Saturday, July 1st to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday. If you are looking for great ways to celebrate in our local area, check out the Township of Langley's Events, and City of Surrey Events. Wishing our...
It's official, we're heading in to a warm spell, especially out here in the Valley. Here are some tips to help you keep your pets cool and safe: - leave out plenty of cool water. For dogs is is fun & hydrating to freeze some toys in a block of ice....
Happy long weekend! Mountain View will be open Saturday and closed on Sunday, but also closed on Monday, May 22nd for the Victoria Day holiday. If you have an emergency, please contact Animal Emergency of the Fraser Valley at 604.514.1711.
Ahhh spring! Warmer weather, flowers blooming and blossoms on the trees. Unfortunately for many, the arrival of Spring also means the arrival of allergy season and it’s not just people who are impacted. Many pets suffer from allergies but they are not only...
Turn on the news and it seems like every week there is a new natural disaster some where in the world, with thousands of people caught unaware. Authorities are encouraging us to ensure that we are prepared in the event of a major emergency. That is a sad...
Looking for ways to reduce your pet’s environmental paw-print? Here are 6 ways you can make the world a greener place for all creatures, including our four-legged friends! Keep Your Pet at a Healthy Weight. Most domestic animals are overfed by 20 per cent...
Happy Easter Everyone! Mountain View will be closed Good Friday (Apr. 14) and we'll be open for our regular hours on Saturday and Easter Monday.  Easter is a wonderful time to get together & celebrate with those you love. Here are a few tips from the...
February is Spay & Neuter Awareness month. Once again, we will be posting information on the Mountain View Facebook page about the importance of spay an neuter programs, as well as participating in educational events being held by Tinykittens and...
February is Dental Health Month for Pets, so we’ve put together the top Do’s & Don’t to keep your pets teeth healthy. 1. DON’T let your dog chew on bones, sticks or rocks. People are always surprised by this but several times a month our practice sees...
We often get asked by clients if purchasing pet insurance is a good idea. The answer? It depends. There are many different factors to take in to consideration, including: - your personal financial position and ability to cover unexpected medical...
With a new year upon us, many people look for ways to make their life better than ever. Here are a few ideas to help make this year great for you and your pets. Take Your Pets to a Vet For a Regular Check-up. Some pets are very good at hiding illness (...
Mountain View Veterinary Hospital will be adopting three local families for Christmas through the Langley Christmas Bureau. From November through to December 7th we will be performing nail trims by donation, with 100% of the proceeds going to help...
A HUGE thank you to our amazing clients and friends who supported our pet nail trims fundraiser to help the animals affected by the devastating Fort McMurray Wildfires. Due to your generosity we raised $1,200 that we will be sending to the Fort McMurray...
A big thank you to all those who helped support our National Cupcake Day Fundraiser for Langley Animal Protection Society (LAPS). Between selling cupcakes, doing pet nail trims by donation and donations via our online store, we were able to raise over $400...
On February 29th, Mountain View will be selling cupcakes and doing nail trims on pets by donation, in support of Langley Animal Protection Society. Last year was a great success with over $400 raised and this year we're aiming for more! Can't make it in to...
With so many rescued pets needing a home, we suggest you consider adopting a puppy or cat (or even better: an adult!) from a shelter or rescue society before buying one. But if you have very specific requirements that are met by certain breeds, or if your...
Mountain View Veterinary Hospital will be closed on Friday December 25th, Saturday December 26th, and Sunday December 27th for the Christmas Holiday. We will also be closed at 12 noon on Thursday December 31 and Friday January 1st for New Years. We'll be...
On behalf of the entire Mountain View Team we would like to thank all the generous people who helped make Christmas a little more special for 4 local families! Also, a BIG thank you to our amazing Practice Manager, Robyn, for donating her time to purchasing...
Mountain View Veterinary Hospital will be closed tomorrow, November 11th, in observation of Remembrance Day. Our deepest thanks to all those who have served in defense of our country and the freedoms we hold so dear.  There are many Remembrance Day...
We recently learned that we have again been honored as a nominee for the ‘Community Impact Award’ presented by the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce. The awards ceremony will take place on October 29th, 2015. The nomination is the result of the...
Mountain View is sponsoring feral cat Sisko and the 'Disney' litter of kittens. Sisko was pregnant when she was trapped as part of a local trap, spay/neuter, and release program to humanely reduce the feral cat population in Langley run by Tinykittens,...
Thank you very much to the City of Port Coquitlam Fire & Emergency Services for hosting us today as we donated 4 Pet Oxygen Mask Kits to the Port Coquitlam Fire Department. Thanks to Chief Delmonico, Port Coquitlam Firefighters - IAFF Local 1941, and...
On July 5th an air quality warning was issued for Metro Vancouver & the Fraser Valley due to the high levels of pollution caused by forest fires in our region. What does the warning mean for your pets? At this stage, it is only those with significant...
On June 1st we had the pleasure of visiting Hall 8 of Abbotsford Fire & Rescue Service to donate Pet Oxygen Mask Kits. Thank you to Chief Don Beer and Abbotsford Firefighters IAAF - Local 2864 for hosting us, and to Global TV BC (watch here) and Joy TV...
A heartfelt thanks to our generous clients, suppliers and everyone who supported our Pet Oxygen Mask Kit Fundraiser. Special thanks to Township of Langley Firefighters' Charities & Township of Langley Fire Department for supporting the project; our...
Mountain View is giving away free Emergency Pet Rescue stickers as part of Emergency Preparedness week in Canada, which is May 3-9, 2015 (pictured right). The reason that we are providing these stickers is because if a fire breaks out or a natural...
Mountain View in co-operation with Township of Langley Fire Department and the Township of Langley Firefighters – IAAF 4550, will be holding a fundraiser with 100% of proceeds going towards the purchase of Pet Oxygen Mask Kits for placement on Township fire...
April Fools! While it is true that on January 23rd, 2017, the Province of BC did change the liquor licensing act to allow courtesy beverages, we won't be serving drinks. This is just a wee bit of April Fools fun, so we ask that you please keep the secret.
The 'Sesame Street' kittens spent two days in the bottom of a trash can. When a kind garbageman found them, they were soaked in their own urine, cold, filthy, terrified and infested with fleas. He rushed them to Langley Animal Protection where they were...
Earlier today Mountain View Veterinary Hospital and Tinykittens did a webcast (parts 1 & 2 below) of the neuter surgeries of the Marvel, Nikko and Henry from the 'Wizard of Oz' kittens rescued by Langley Animal Protection Society.  We agreed to do this...
Dr. Ferguson does a housecall to Tinykittens HQ to check on the six 'Wizard of Oz' kittens and their momma, Dorothy.  Despite the fact that Dorothy came to Langley Animal Protection Society (LAPS) in very rough shape, she and all her kittens are doing well...
For the 2nd time in two weeks we find ourselves writing a thank you to the amazing people of Langley, Surrey, White Rock, Abbotsford and beyond!  On Saturday night at the Langley Animal Protection Society Gala (LAPS), we were surprised to be given the '...
On Wednesday, October 22nd we attended the Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony hosted by the Langley Chamber of Commerce.  It was a fantastic evening, filled with great food, great conversation, and truly inspiring stories from Langley businesses that...
These two beautiful kittens are Chef (black kitten) and Teekay (orange kitten) who arrived at Langley Animal Protection (LAPS) as part of the ‘Kitten Round-up’ in August.  Super Foster Mom, Shelly welcomed the litter into Tinykittens HQ and she soon...
Dr. Ferguson recently visited Tinykittens to check on their latest litter of rescue kittens and answer questions from viewers. The kittens arrived at Tinykittens HQ as a result of the very successful 'Kitten Round-up' help by Langley Animal Protection...
Please Note: the webcasting of the surgery has been POSTPONED because two of the kittens have elevated temperatures. The surgeries will most likely be performed early next week. Are you thinking about spaying or neutering your pets but you are wondering about...
It was one year ago today that we opened the doors to Mountain View. The past year has been a wonderful experience, but it wouldn’t have been possible had it not been for some amazing people. A huge thank you to our amazing team: Robyn, Sharon, Theresa and...
Last week Dr. Ferguson paid a visit to Tiny Kittens HQ to give the Sugarplum's kittens a check-up. We love working with Tiny Kittens because Shelly does such a great job fostering cats and helping educate others. During these webcast sessions viewers can...
Our first National Cupcake Day was a big success! On February 24th we raised $300 in support of Langley Animal Protection Society - $60 selling cupcakes & $240 doing nail trims. THANK YOU to everyone who donated cupcakes, bought a cupcake, had a nail trim...
Do you have questions about your pets dental health? During February we are offering FREE Dental Exams! Also, clients are always welcome to book an appointment for their pet and ask for a demonstration on how to clean their teeth. We’ve also partnered with...
Mountain View Veterinary Hospital is thrilled to announce that Theresa has joined our team. Theresa is a Registered Animal Health Technician who loves animals and has a passion for client education. The next time you are in, please feel free to say hello to...
The other day Tia came in for her post-surgical check-up and she is doing really well. Tia is a rescue from the Langley Animal Protection Society (LAPS) who was pregnant and had a lot of medical issues when she was rescued. She's had her kittens and her...
The Mountain View Team has adopted a local family for Christmas through the Langley Christmas Bureau. From November through to December 18th, we will be performing nail trims by donation, with 100% of proceeds going to help holiday wishes come true....
Our Pet Halloween Costume Contest is live on Facebook and entering is as easy as 1-2-3! 1. Click the 'Photo Contest' button on our Facebook page. 2. Upload a picture of your Pet in their Halloween costume. 3. Invite your Facebook friends to vote for your...
Happy Thanksgiving everyone! While it is a wonderful time to gather with those you love and celebrate with a fantastic meal, you need to be careful because some of those yummy holiday favorites can be harmful to dogs. Please share this great infographic so...
TinyKittens has posted a video of Dr. Ferguson doing a check-up of Firefly & her kittens on August 28th. Momma and kittens are all doing great, and soon Firefly and the kittens will be available for adoption (hint: Langley Animal Protection is accepting...
TinyKittens has posted a video of Dr. Ferguson performing a Day 24 check-up of Firefly and her kittens. They are all healthy, growing and doing great!
We are thrilled to be the official veterinary hospital for TinyKittens, one of the amazing foster homes for rescue kittens from the Langley Animal Protection Society (LAPS). TinyKittens has a 24/7 live cam where you can watch the kittens play, sleep and eat...
April Fools! ;-)  (shhhh.... please keep the secret!)