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  • Holiday Pet Safety Tips

    Dec 13 2017

      As the holidays approach, so do the hazards of Christmas. There are many ways to keep your fur baby safe this holiday season; below are a few things to…

  • Senior Pets

    Nov 23 2017

    What Does it Mean to be a ‘Senior’ Pet? In Veterinary medicine a “senior” is commonly used to describe an older pet. Cats and dogs are considered to be senior…

  • Feline & Canine Diabetes

    Nov 02 2017

    What is Diabetes? Diabetes is when your pet’s body either cannot produce enough insulin, or its body doesn’t allow it to use insulin properly. Causes Genetics – Diabetes can be…

  • Keeping your Pets Safe this Halloween!

    Oct 23 2017

    Halloween is fun for everyone, but did you know that you could be risking your pet’s health in the process? Listed below are a few things to avoid this Halloween.…

  • Toxicity in Animals

    Oct 20 2017

    This article is inspired by a recent 4-H Vet club talk. It’s the dose that makes the poison and anything can become toxic.  Something seemingly safe like water has a…

  • Pet Obesity: Is Your Pet Overweight?

    Oct 11 2017

    Did you know that according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), more that 45% of dogs and 58% of cats are classified as overweight or obese.  If you…

  • World Rabies Day

    Sep 26 2017

    Did you know that September 28th is World Rabies Day? This day is meant to raise awareness about Rabies and ultimately to prevent Rabies from occurring. Sadly, in many countries…

  • Keeping Your Pet Cool with Indoor Games

    Jul 25 2017

    Here are some suggestions that Dr. Justine has explored with her own pets: Play a game of “find it” – hide a favourite toy or treat somewhere in the house…

  • How To Keep Your Pet Safe in the Hot Weather

    Jul 04 2017

    With summer (especially in Perth County) comes high temperatures, high humidity and the occasional heat wave. Pets are especially vulnerable to the heat and we see many cases of heat stroke in…

  • Coventry Animal Hospital Talks About Play Habits of Cats

    Jun 27 2017

    Cats in the wild are both predator and prey species. They rest a lot in hiding spots or elevated places between hunting for multiple mouse-sized meals throughout the day and…