Garden Ridge Animal Hospital

349 North Garden Ridge Boulevard
Lewisville, TX 75067

(972)436-2199

gardenridgevet.com

 


 

 

The City of Lewisville recently approved a chicken ordinance that allows people to have up to 6 animals on their property. Roosters are not allowed and there are permits that must be obtained.  To obtain information on this see the City of Lewisville's website at www.city-oflewisville.com

Dr. Henricks does see exotic animals and included in that are pet chickens. 

  

 

There are new Pet food recalls please visit these sites to check your pet's food and see if they are on the recall list.

https://www.avma.org/news/issues/recalls-alerts/pages/pet-food-safety-recalls-alerts.aspx

http://www.fda.gov/animalveterinary/safetyhealth/recallswithdrawals/default.htm 

http://foodpoisoningbulletin.com/2013/natura-pet-recalls-pet-food-for-salmonella/

 http://www.aahanet.org/blog/NewStat/post/2013/03/26/330422/Iams-voluntarily-recalls-certain-lots-of-Shakeables-treats.asp

 http://www.aahanet.org/blog/NewStat/post/2013/06/19/713733/Natura-Pet-Products-takes-another-hit-with-expanded-recall.aspx#.UdRWSK8Bbnw.email



 

 

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