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    The Difficult Decision: Pet Food

    Aug 10 2018

    As humans we are told that if we eat healthy and exercise we will live a long and healthy life, why would this statement be any different for our pets?…

  • What Happens at My Pet’s Annual Visit to the Doctor’s Office?

    Aug 02 2018

    We strongly recommend annual visits to the vet clinic for both cats and dogs.  Why might that be?  It’s not all about vaccines.  HISTORY TAKING Firstly, a technician and doctor…

  • Grooming; More than Just Looking Good

    Jul 05 2018

    The Do’s and Don’ts of Grooming: Do Brush your dog regularly and brush before bathing (if you bathe your dog before brushing – this can cause the mats to get…

  • Pets and Camping

    Jun 22 2018

    We view our pets as family members and it’s natural to wish to bring them on a family vacation.  Please take some time to plan ahead and determine whether camping…

  • How To Keep Your Pet Safe in the Hot Weather

    Jun 22 2018

    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…

  • Preventing Anxiety for Dogs during Fireworks and Storms

    May 18 2018

    The May long weekend is here and we at Coventry Animal Hospital wish you and your pets a lovely, warm weekend!    Fireworks, as well as thunderstorms, may be a stressful…

  • Spring & Garden Pet Hazards

    May 16 2018

    Plants: They may smell and look amazing; however, that doesn’t mean they are safe for your pets. There are quite a lot of plants that can cause stomach upset or…

  • It’s That Time of Year Again…. Flea Season

    May 01 2018

    Did You Know? Adult fleas can lay up to 40 eggs a day Fleas can survive up to 7 months without food If it is colder than 13 C outside,…

  • First Aid for Your Pet

    Apr 24 2018

    Whenever your pet has any medical concerns, you should contact your veterinarian right away. However, in emergency situations it is helpful to know some tips to help your pet before…

  • Dog Bite Prevention

    Apr 08 2018

    Most people stay away from a dog that is growling and lunging; however, there are still countless dog bites every year, many of which are described as “unprovoked”.  As a…