Veterinary Technician and Staff Appreciation at Aliante Animal Hospital

Veterinary Technician Appreciation Week is here! Veterinary Technician Appreciation Week is from Oct. 17 – Oct. 23 and commemorates the extraordinary work vet techs do when it comes to providing high-quality care for our animal companions. With the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, we wanted to spread some appreciation throughout the staff at Aliante Animal Hospital, and thank everyone for their hard work this year.

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Managing & Treating Your Pet’s Diabetes

Dr. Larissa Muñoz explains how diabetes develops in cats and dogs, how the condition is diagnosed, and what pet owners can do to help manage their pet’s diabetes. Diabetes mellitus is a disease caused by the pancreas being unable to properly regulate blood sugar (glucose) levels. The same concept as in humans, there are two types of diabetes, both resulting in failure to regulate glucose levels but with different mechanisms. In dogs, it is more common to see Type I…

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Aliante Animal Hospital Externship Program: Adriana

Aliante Animal Hospital has its first D.V.M. extern! Please give a warm welcome to Adriana! Adriana is a fourth-year veterinary medical student from Ross University and will graduate in September 2021. She is from San Juan, Puerto Rico, and has always had a life-long love for animals. Adriana said ever since she was about 4-years-old, she always wanted to become a veterinarian; she never considered having a Plan B because animal medicine was her ultimate dream. “I’ve always loved animals,…

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Beat the Heat: Protecting Your Pets from Heatstroke

Dr. Krystal Chinchilla explains the causes and warning signs of heatstroke in pets, and how pet owners can help keep their pets cool during the summer. When it comes to keeping cool, dogs are notoriously bad at regulating their body heat. With the past couple of heatwaves the Las Vegas area has been experiencing, many pets are in danger of developing heatstroke. This condition can be fatal, but it is 100% preventable. We want your pets to be safe this…

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The Aliante Animal Hospital Team Continues to Grow

The team at Aliante Animal Hospital is excited to announce its newest member – Yolanda! She will be the new office manager at Aliante and brings more than 10 years of experience in the veterinary field with her. Yolanda is from Kingman, Arizona, and has been involved in animal medicine since she was in high school. She said working at an animal clinic in her hometown was her first grown-up job. According to Yolanda, she got her start in the…

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Puppy Care at Aliante Animal Hospital

Congratulations on your new puppy! The staff at Aliante Animal Hospital are here for any questions or concerns you may have about your new furry friend. When you’re ready for the first check-up, we’ll be glad to ensure your pet’s health is kept in top shape. Our facility is equipped with the best medical equipment and friendly pet-loving staff. Basic Tips for Puppy Care Spay or neuter. Talk about preventive medicine! Spaying and neutering can help prevent reproductive cancers, unwanted…

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Dogs & Rattlesnake Bites

If you plan on taking your dog hiking or camping, make sure they are protected from rattlesnake bites! Dr. Efrain Vassallo explains why you should get your dog the rattlesnake vaccine, and how the vaccine works to buy you time for treatment in the event of a snake bite.

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Pet Poison Prevention Week 2021

Pet Poison Prevention Week is held every year during the third week of March. As a pet owner, you want to make sure you keep your furry friend happy, healthy, and safe. However, sometimes our pets’ curiosity can get the better of them and this may lead to them getting into trouble. Pets investigate their surroundings with their nose and mouth, and they can ingest toxic or poisonous substances by accident. To help pet owners take the necessary precautions to…

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H3N2 Canine Influenza Outbreak

The following are some common questions and answers about the H3N2 canine influenza outbreak that’s ongoing in the US. How far will it spread? Who knows? It’s always hard to predict what will happen with influenza viruses. The spread of the H3N8 canine flu virus was surprisingly slow and sporadic, and it has yet to establish itself in Canada. This new H3N2 strain concerns me more because it might be more transmissible, and the Midwest US outbreak is unlike what…

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What are the most dangerous household items for pets?

What are the most dangerous items in my house for my pets? Your house is filled with many lurking dangers. Most are those that can be eaten by your pets. Chocolate is the first offender. Chocolate can cause vomiting and diarrhea but when large amounts are ingested it causes a life-threatening heart condition. The most dangerous chocolate is dark chocolate or bakers chocolate. The second danger is sugar-free chewing gum. This gum contains xylitol, just 1 piece of chewing gum…

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Aliante Animal Hospital

3310 West Elkhorn Rd
North Las Vegas, NV 89084
(702) 778-4443

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We are a full-service veterinary hospital with services including boarding, grooming, vaccines, surgeries, and more!

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Operating Hours

Monday – Friday: 7AM – 6PM
Saturday – Sunday: 7AM – 5PM

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