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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5 Questions to Ask your Veterinarian

1. How is my pet’s body condition and weight? Even being overweight by a few pounds can lead to significant health problems later in life such as diabetes & joint disease. Studies have shown that animals in lean body condition live longer. The earlier in life you are aware of your pet’s body condition the […]

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