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    Spaying and neutering – why it’s important and how we minimize anesthetic risk

    Feb 28 2017

    Spaying (female) or neutering (male) your puppy or kitten is a sign of responsible pet ownership and provides numerous health and behavioral benefits. In Ontario alone, thousands of healthy unwanted…

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    Rabies Warning in Hamilton

    Feb 09 2017

    A second cat tested positive for rabies in Hamilton this past Monday February 6th. These two cats are the first domestic animals shown to have the raccoon strain of rabies…

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    Does your dog have a musical preference??

    Feb 02 2017

    A recent study conducted by the University of Glasgow with the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals examined dog’s responses to different varieties of music. Overall dogs…

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    Cold-weather tips for your pet!

    Jan 27 2017

    Some cold weather tips to consider for your pet: 1)      Do not leave your dog outside unattended. The cold can affect our pets the same way it does us, potentially…

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    Wellness Screening for Senior Pets

    Dec 30 2016

    Believe it or not, cats and dogs over the age of 7 are considered to be senior. Pets are fantastic at masking illness and may be suffering from disease or…

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    Transitioning your pet to a new diet

    Dec 28 2016

    It is important when introducing a new food to your dog or cat that you transition them onto the new food gradually. A rapid change in diet can lead to…

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    Winter Holiday Hazards

    Dec 08 2016

    Holiday Foods: Table scraps/Garbage – Leftover meat, table scrapes and garbage can lead to pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) resulting in abdominal pain, lethargy, vomiting and diarrhea. This ailment can be…

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    The holidays aren’t just for people!

    Nov 28 2016

    According to the American Pet Products Association nearly 39 million dogs and 32 million cats will be on peoples holiday lists this year. That means that more than 50% of…

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    Raw Food Diets

    Nov 22 2016

    With so many different pet foods on the market how do you make the right choice? Ensuring the diet you choose is complete, balanced and safe for you and your…

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    Fleas!!

    Nov 18 2016

    Unfortunately the warm fall weather has not only been lovely for us but also lovely for the fleas. We have had quite a shocking number of animals come to us…