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How to collect a fecal (poo) specimen with a Fecalizer

Monday, January 7th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Fecal testing for worm eggs in an important way to keep your pet healthy and to prevent the transmission of parasites to other animals and to your family. If we have given you a Fecalizer to use to collect poop ...

Why we refer to the Emergency Clinic on Maple Grove Road

Saturday, January 5th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

We've been referring our after hours cases and emergencies to the Emergency Clinic on Maple Grove Road ever since we opened in 1989. They can be reached at 519-650-1617. We refer our patients to this clinic for the following reasons: 1/  Their prices ...

Echinococcum multilocularis, a very scary tapeworm!

Saturday, January 5th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

WHAT IS ECHINOCOCCUS MULTILOCULARIS? Echinococcus multilocularis has been recently found in southern Ontario. It is a tiny tapeworm (~1-4mm long) found in the small intestine of foxes, coyotes, and sometimes dogs and, very rarely, cats. When these animals have Echinococcus multilocularis ...

Feline Asthma: Signs, Diagnosis and Treatment

Friday, December 14th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Feline Asthma is a condition similar to asthma in humans. We don’t know the exact cause but an allergy basis is strongly suspected.  Affected kitty cats will show signs that might include coughing, laboured breathing, open mouth breathing and gums ...

This author does not recommend feeding dogs table food

Saturday, October 13th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

By Malia Friesen (PetMD.com) “Love hurts,” or, in the case of feeding your dog “table food,” love can kill, slowly. We all want to show our pets how much we love them and help them to feel ...

Only 1/3 of owned cats get Preventative Health Care. That’s sad because:

Thursday, July 26th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

80% of owners assume their cats are not only self-sufficient, but in excellent health. And, 33% of owners only take their pet to the veterinarian if it’s sick. This is too bad because regular veterinarian care can help prevent many health problems ...

Why buying medication on line is risky

Friday, July 20th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Be Informed When Buying Medications For Your Pet From an Internet Pharmacy The drugs from Internet drug sites and Mail-Order Catalogs may look the same as the medications you buy from us, but there are significant differences you should know about. Uncertain ...

Some tips to make vet visits easier for your cat

Friday, June 22nd, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

It's best to transport your cat in a cat carrier. Each cat should have it’s own carrier; in other words, don't put two cats in one carrier. The best carriers open from the top or front, and can be taken apart so ...

Is your dog terrified of fireworks and thunderstorms? We can help!

Friday, June 8th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Warmer weather is finally here and soon it will be officially summer. Summer means three things; fireworks, thunderstorms and dogs who are terrified of these. For a dog with a phobia about these noises, a ...

“Stand and Stay”, a great skill for your dog to master.

Thursday, May 31st, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Teaching your dog how to Stand And Stay is a great way to make vet exams and dog baths go more smoothly. Here's how: Step 1: Stand Work on getting your dog to stand up on command. Have your dog sit, then hold ...