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    Rabid Fox Found in Glandbrook

    Sep 09 2016

    On September 1st the Hamilton confirmed its first case of rabies in a fox since 1994. Luckily no people had been exposed to the fox.  It is currently unknown if…

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    Cat Diagnosed with Rabies in Hamilton – First rabid domestic animal in Hamilton in over 20 years!

    Aug 30 2016

    Last week a stray cat from rural Ancaster tested positive for rabies.  This marks the first case of rabies in a domestic animal in over 2 decades.  A Caledonia man…

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    Rabies Baiting Continues in Hamilton

    Aug 15 2016

    Baiting for rabies will start back up again mid-August in Hamilton, Burlington and the Golden Horseshoe area.  This is the third time the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources has used…

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    First case of bat rabies in Hamilton!

    Jul 22 2016

    The first case of rabies in a bat this year was confirmed July 15th.  Hamilton has already been dealing with a rabies outbreak in raccoons and skunks since this past…

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    Illnesses that can affect both you and your pet

    Jul 21 2016

    Animals are wonderful companions; however pet owners should be aware of illnesses that affect both humans and animals alike. It is important to be aware of such illnesses in order…

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    Going to the cottage this weekend? Make it a safe one for your pet!

    Jul 14 2016

    Spending the weekend with your canine companion in the sun and water is a great way to have fun and stay active whether on the beach, dock or boat.  However,…

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    Rabies Baiting Update

    Jun 10 2016

    A recent article in the Hamilton Spectator reveals the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s plan to test the efficacy of the rabies vaccine. More than 800,000 baits containing the…

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    A Local Update on Lyme Disease

    Jun 08 2016

    There have been a few articles recently in the Hamilton Spectator discussing Lyme disease in the area.  One of the articles discusses a small but interesting study done that collected…

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    Rabies vaccine baiting resumes

    Apr 01 2016

    Given skunks and raccoons are more active now that the weather is warmer, the Ministry of Natural Resources will resume the vaccine baiting.  Baits will be distributed by helicopter and…

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    Big jump in positive rabies cases in Hamilton

    Mar 29 2016

    Since December there have been 44 new rabies cases found around the Hamilton area.  19 of these have been skunks, while the rest have been raccoons.  Please make sure you…