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Thursday, January 6th, 2022 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I love hiking. It’s a great way to relax and enjoy nature. It’s a great way to stay fit. And it’s even better when I’ve got a dog along for company. Obviously many of you feel the same way, because ...

Tips to keep your pets safe during the holiday season

Monday, December 6th, 2021 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

  Our holiday season is rapidly approaching.  Here are some tips to help keep your pets happy and safe.   Ornament Safety: Anchor your Christmas tree so it doesn't tip and fall. Be aware that tree water may contain fertilizers that can cause ...

Why buying medication on line is risky

Saturday, November 20th, 2021 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 ...

Dr. Langlais weighs in on Pinch Collars

Thursday, October 7th, 2021 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I often see dogs wearing pinch collars. I hate those things!  Would you want to wear something that has sharp metal prongs that will pinch or even cut you? As a young graduate veterinarian many years ago, I had a dog ...

Red Eye in dogs: Usually an emergency that may cause blindness!

Friday, September 24th, 2021 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Bloodshot eyes are common in dogs and cats. Red eyes are a sign of inflammation, but this is not a diagnosis, just a sign of one of several underlying diseases. Without a proper diagnosis, blindness or loss of the eye ...

What tests can be run to diagnose the cause of the chronically itchy dog?

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The best way to deal with a dog or cat with chronic recurrent itch is to get to the bottom of it.  In other words, you want a diagnosis! There is a long list of conditions that can cause itchiness. These ...

My dog whines constantly and it drives me nuts! What can I do?

Friday, July 16th, 2021 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Whining is annoying, whether it’s coming from a person or from a dog. Dogs whine for a variety of reasons. The solution varies depending on the cause. ►Whining for attention: Dogs whine to get our attention. They might want food, play, ...

Seizures in dogs and cats: Signs, Causes, Tests, Treatment

Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Witnessing your precious pet have a seizure for the very first time is upsetting and terrifying. I can relate, because my daughter had a seizure when she was in grade school and I have owned two dogs that have had ...

Fear-free vet visits for your dog

Saturday, January 2nd, 2021 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

No-one likes to see a terrified dog (or cat) when going to the veterinarian. It's upsetting for the animal, the owner and the veterinary team. Here's some information to help prevent that: Why is your dog nervous during vet visits? Some dogs ...

 COVID-19 Protocols at Hespeler Animal Hospital

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

COVID-19 UPDATE:   If there is a Lockdown, we will not be allowing clients into the building and our door will remain locked. PLEASE CALL US FROM YOUR CAR ONCE YOU ARRIVE, and keep your charged cell phone with you. Here's what to expect when ...