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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, ...

How to introduce a new cat to your other cat, so they get along

Saturday, January 19th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Q. I would like to get a new cat, but am worried about how my other cat will react. How should I introduce them so that they get along? A. As a cat lover, I can tell you that two cats ...

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 ...