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 COVID-19 Protocols at Hespeler Animal Hospital

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

COVID-19 UPDATE:   Now that Ontario has started to relax some of the protocols, we are able to as well.  Here's what to expect when you come to the clinic: 1/ Our front door will no longer be locked. You can enter the ...

The perils of Fire Engine Medicine

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

One of my university professors told my class of veterinary students that there are two ways of practicing medicine.  One of those was “Fire Engine Medicine”.  I often think of those words in clinical practice more than 30 years later. So ...

Does your senior dog have Dementia?

Saturday, December 7th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Dementia: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment It can be sad to watch our beloved companions age and grow increasingly confused – but knowing what you’re up against can  help you keep them happy and safe to the very end. By    Sassafras Lowrey       October 28, ...

The risks of Raw

Thursday, October 10th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Raw diets are very popular these days, but many vets have concerns over health issues that might crop up with them. One of the most renowned experts in the world with respect to zooenotic diseases (diseases that spread from animals to ...

Why we refer to the Emergency Clinic on Maple Grove Road

Tuesday, July 23rd, 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 ...

What is the difference between Cytology (a fine needle aspirate) and Histopathology?

Thursday, June 27th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Cytology is a two dimensional view of cells. A small number of cells are collected using a needle and syringe, then applied to a glass slide. They are examined and have a fried egg-like appearance. The nucleus of the cell ...

Cheap rabies vaccine clinics… good vs bad (more bad than good)

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Most veterinarians are not fans of Low Price Rabies clinics. Why is that? Dr. Weese explains in his blog. The information he wrote in 2009 is still valid today: Cheap rabies vaccine clinics… good ...

Fat pets are unhealthy pets.

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Fat pets are NOT cute!  Well ok, maybe a little bit, but what is not cute is that it can affect their health. Obesity in pets is a disease, just like it is in humans. Excess weight will put a strain ...

Chocolate Toxicity Calculator

Friday, February 15th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

February is Pet Dental Health Month but it’s important year-round!

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

February is Pet Dental Health Month in North America.  We believe dental health is important year-round, so we offer discounts every month of the year. We don't think pets should have to wait months to have their oral infections addressed, ...