Category: Dr. Ortner’s Blog

The Canine Flu- Vaccinate Now

The Canine Influenza Virus (CIV), also known as the Canine Flu, is a highly contagious viral infection affecting dogs. The disease is unpredictable in its spread geographically. Recent disaster relief in the United States has helped homeless animals but unfortunately increased the risk of disease spreading.

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Before you go on vacation…

Picture this…you are on vacation and your dog is critically ill.  You are on the plane right now and cannot be reached.  What do you want done for your pet?  How much can you afford?  Does anyone know?  This situation actually happens a lot.  Just ask

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The Veterinary Oath: Protecting Pets & People

Have you ever read a copy of the Veterinary Oath? This is what is says: “Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine, I solemnly swear to use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society through the protection of animal health, the relief

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Why Choose a Locally Owned Veterinary Clinic?

A word from Dr. Christine Ortner about the differences between locally owned veterinary clinics and national chain “big box” corporate clinics… I opened Cascade Summit Animal Hospital in 2003. I live in this community and take pride in serving my friends and neighbors. I love seeing

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A WORD FROM DR. ORTNER

Thank you for taking the time to visit our web site. Cascade Summit Animal Hospital (CSAH) is a place for people who really love their pets and want the best medical care for their animal companions. I would like to take a moment to share my

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