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    Pet Ilness Linked to Jerky Treats

    Nov 08 2013

    We would like to remind our clients about the potential risk of feeding their pets jerky treats imported from China.   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has linked more than 3,600…

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    Holiday Pet Food Drive

    Nov 04 2013

    Mountain Animal Hospital will be hosting a pet food drive again this holiday season.  In previous years we have had great success collecting food to feed furry family members in need…

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    Roundworm Infection May Have Caused a Young Woman’s Paralysis

    Oct 30 2013

    Recently in the Hamilton Spectator there was an article about an amazing young woman in Hamilton’s General Hospital.  The woman, a veterinary technician, had become suddenly paralyzed while at work. …

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    New Research on Herbal Products

    Oct 23 2013

    New research was conducted at the University of Guelph on herbal products which found that nearly 60 percent of the products tested contained plants that were not listed on the label.  …

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    Cats in Hamilton Dying from Panleukopenia Virus

    Oct 07 2013

    In August there was a concern that cats in downtown Hamilton may have been poisoned.  The SPCA had received several calls about sick and dying cats in this area.  Some…

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    Farley Foundation Nail Trims

    Oct 03 2013

    During the month of October, Mountain Animal Hospital donates all proceeds from the nail trims we do in the clinic to the Farley Foundation.  The Farley Foundation is a registered…

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    Cat poisoning near Hamilton

    Sep 23 2013

    We have recently become aware of a poisoning incident which happened in Burlington over the Labour Day weekend.  A woman was given a “free sample” of cat treats while walking by…

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    Update on Liver Disease in Labrador Retrievers

    Sep 19 2013

    The veterinarians at Mountain Animal Hospital are committed to keeping up-to-date with the every changing field of veterinary medicine.  Recently we attended a continuing education lecture on a newly recognized liver disease…

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    Dog near Hamilton really LOVES cats!

    Sep 16 2013

    This cute and quirky story about a very loving dog on a farm in  Niagara Falls was recently aired on CHCH News. Coco the dog recently had a litter of puppies, but apparently…

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    Rabid Bat Found Near Hamilton

    Sep 09 2013

    As fall approaches we may start thinking of bats just as spooky Halloween creatures.  However, it is important to remember that they can also be carriers of a deadly disease… Rabies.   The…