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The Problem with Retractable Leashes

We all understand the appeal of the retractable leash. Your dog is free to toodle around and enjoys themselves while you enjoy a peaceful walk, without getting your shoulder pulled out of its socket. However, these leads do not come without risk. First off, it is important for your dog to know what an acceptable […]

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Weight Management for your Dog

You know that feeling you get after the holiday euphoria wears off, when you put on your favorite pair of jeans and they are just a “touch” tighter than you remember? Well, our pets experience that lovely feeling too! It is hard to manage your weight, let alone to lose weight during the winter. It’s […]

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Protect Your Pet From Ticks

Q: Do I really need to continue my pets tick prevention in November and December? A: Yes! In the last two weeks (November 13th – 27th), we have removed a total of 11 ticks from our patients. This is particularly concerning because the prevalence of Lyme disease in York Region has recently overtaken the prevalence […]

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Protect Your Dog’s Teeth

This holiday season when you’re filling your pet’s stocking, there is one festive present in particular that should be avoided. Deer/Elk/Unicorn Antlers! Not only does Santa not recommend them (for nine obvious reasons), neither does your Veterinarian. Antlers are much too hard for your dog’s teeth. It is recommended by veterinary dental specialists that dogs […]

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Pet Safety During The Holidays

All things stringy! Tinsel, garland and ribbons are beautiful and pets love them too! That being said, “stringy” objects can easily be ingested by pets. This type of foreign body is of extra concern because it causes the intestines to bunch up and ribbon and tinsel can be very sharp on the sensitive intestinal walls. […]

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Last updated: December 14, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, and more! If you're unsure whether your pet needs medical attention, please call us to discuss your situation.

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday - Thursday: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
- Friday: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
- Saturday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
- Sunday: CLOSED


NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Aurora Animal Clinic