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  • June 29, 2020 – Still Providing Curbside Care

    June 29, 2020

    Please be understanding and kind to our staff as we try to provide the best of care through curbside service. We know many clients want to be inside the building with their pets. We want this too, but with the recent upswing in COVID numbers in our county and state, we feel there is still […]

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  • NEW CURBSIDE POLICY

    March 21, 2020

    WE ARE SWITCHING TO CURBSIDE SERVICE ONLY! As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop, we are increasing our biosecurity measures to keep you and our team as safe as possible. First, please call our main phone line (406-255-0500 and press option one) when you arrive at the clinic.  Next, one of our team members will […]

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  • Best Friends Animal Hospital COVID-19 Protocol

    March 16, 2020

      Dear Clients, In light of the recent health concerns associated with COVID-19, we are changing some of our protocols at Best Friends Animal Hospital. We are open and plan on continuing with our regular schedule unless staff shortages make that impossible.  Staff members will wash hands for 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based sanitizer […]

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  • Welcome Dr. Darleen Miller

    October 14, 2019

    We are excited to announce Dr. Darleen Miller will be joining our team October 21, 2019! Please join us in welcoming her to Best Friends!

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  • Welcome Dr. Chelsea Uffelman

    March 25, 2019

    We are excited to announce Dr. Chelsea Uffelman will be joining our team May 1, 2019! Please join us in welcoming her to Best Friends!  

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  • Hirschil – Pet in the Spotlight

    October 4, 2018

    Meet our newest tough guy “Hirschil,” a 6 week old German Shepherd who came in to see us because he had been vomiting and was lethargic.  His parvovirus test was negative, but he was a very sick little pup! On his physical exam, Dr. Galvin could palpate (or feel) a distinct abnormality in his abdomen, […]

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  • Updated Canine Influenza Recommendations and Boarder Requirements

    November 1, 2017

    We are updating our recommendations for canine influenza vaccination and our vaccine requirements for our canine boarders. As many of you know, the dog community in Bozeman, MT experienced a severe influx of upper respiratory infections this past summer.  In contrast to typical “mild” upper respiratory disease, some of these patients developed severe pneumonia and […]

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  • February is Dental Health Month

    February 9, 2017

      “According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, up to 80% of dogs and 70% of cats over the age of 3 years have some form of tooth and gum disease.” Dental and gum disease can cause bleeding and swollen gums, tooth decay, bad breath, pain, and difficulty eating.  If dental disease progresses, it can […]

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  • Toshiba Aquilion CT Scanner

    February 9, 2017

    For some time, we have wanted to add a cost-effective advanced imaging unit to our clinic to benefit the pets, clients, and Veterinarians in the Billings area.  We are pleased to announce that we have added a new Toshiba Aquilion 16 slice helical computed tomography (CT) unit to our facility, as part of our recent […]

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  • USDA APHIS Travel Website

    August 25, 2016

    USDA APHIS has launched a wonderful new website for pet parents who travel with their furkids. The website is very user friendly and covers both international and domestic travel. Travel requirements vary greatly depending on the destination country (or state: Hawaii).  Sometimes months of preparation is required to ensure smooth travel into a new country. […]

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