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    Allergy season is here!

    Sep 23 2015

    The ragweed is out and with it comes coughing and sneezing.  For us, that is.  For the furry members in our family, allergies to pollens and weeds in the air…

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    Rabies and Distemper in Hamilton

    Jul 16 2015

    Unfortunately the rabies and distemper viruses are still present in Hamilton.  A Hamilton Spectator article from July 10th is warning Hamilton residents to be careful because another bat in Hamilton…

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    The Warm Weather is Finally Here!

    Jun 16 2015

    It’s so nice to finally be enjoying some heat after a long winter.  However, we have had a busy spring so far, as it seems the bugs are also happy…

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    Tick Talk

    Mar 03 2015

    Some the vets and staff at Mountain Animal Hospital recently attended a continuing education lecture to learn more about the emergence of ticks in Southern Ontario.  We were able to…

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    New Therapies for Treating Allergies in Dogs

    Feb 25 2015

    Last evening Dr. McKenzie and Dr. Laidlaw attended a seminar discussing new therapies for treating allergic skin disease in dogs.  Treatment of allergies in dogs is generally lifelong and many…

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    Leptospirosis in Ontario

    Dec 05 2014

    Doctors McKenzie and Lootsma recently attended a seminar on leptospirosis in Ontario.  Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that is spread by wild animals.  Nearly 1 in 2 skunks and 1…

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    Feline House-Soiling

    Dec 05 2014

    Why do cats soil outside the litter box?  This can be a complex problem but there are ways to manage it!  It is important to remember that your cat does…

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    Holiday Season Pet Food Drive

    Nov 10 2014

    With the holiday season quickly approaching, Mountain Animal Hospital will again start accepting donations for our annual pet food drive. Last year we managed to raise just over 367 pounds of…

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    Tick-borne Diseases in Ontario – an emerging problem

    Nov 07 2014

    The doctors at Mountain Animal Hospital recently attended a lecture on Ticks and Tick-borne diseases in Ontario given by Professor Andrew S. Peregrine, parasitologist at Ontario Veterinary College. Dr. Peregrine…

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    Cat Allergy Study at McMaster University

    Oct 06 2014

    Are you a cat lover suffering from swollen, itchy eyes and constant sneezing? McMaster University in conjunction with St. Joseph’s Healthcare and the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health are running a…