Blog: Dog

Puppy Vaccinations

Puppy vaccinations are vitally important to develop a strong immunological defence against disease.


Dog Vaccinations

Aurora Animal Clinic is an accredited American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) clinic and we adhere to the AAHA vaccination initiative which was a collaboration of veterinary internists, immunologists, and practitioners across North America. In accordance with their recommendations, we have implemented a 3-year duration of immunity core vaccination program in...

Heartworm Test

Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets in Canada and many other parts of the world transmitted by more than 70 species of mosquitoes. Since the dog is a natural host for heartworm disease, prevention is highly recommended.


Anal Gland Expression

Anal glands are scent glands that are located just inside the rectum. These glands are naturally expressed each time a dog has a bowel movement. Sometimes these glands don't empty on their own and can become infected and even rupture which is very painful.