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While You’re Away, Your Pets Will Play!

It’s that time of year again! While many are going up to the cottage or away on vacation, sometimes the fur family doesn’t get to come along.

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A Few Quick Winter Safety Tips

Ice Ice poses the same risks to dogs as it does to people. Slipping, breaking bones, abrasions, etc. Dogs that romp on ice are also more prone to getting cruciate ligament injuries.

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Antifreeze Toxicity

Ethylene Glycol (EG) toxicity is one of the major concerns of the cold season. Ethylene Glycol is the active ingredient in most antifreeze-type liquids such as radiator coolant, windshield de-icer, brake fluid, etc. It is unfortunately very sweet, which is what often attracts animals to ingest it. The fatal “dose” is quite low, recorded at […]

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Leptospirosis – a Re-emerging Threat in Our Area

Leptospirosis is a highly infectious bacterial disease in dogs and can be contagious to humans as well. The disease is most commonly contracted when our pets are exposed to urine-contaminated water in puddles, streams and ponds; urine from raccoons, skunks, rats, cows and pigs. The disease is most prevalent in the Spring and Fall when […]

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What You Need to Know About Lepto

What Is It? Leptospirosis is a bacteria that can infect over 160 species of mammals including humans and pets. There are many different strains (serotypes) of leptospirosis each having one or more “reservoir” hosts who shed the bacteria but are not ill from it.

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Anesthesia Free Dentals: What to Know

Dental disease in pets is an important topic in veterinary medicine and is constantly evolving. We have noticed an increasing amount of interest in the concept of dental cleaning and scaling of a pets’ teeth without the use of anesthesia.

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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