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  • January is National Train Your Dog Month!

    Jan 24 2018

    A well-trained dog is definitely something worth celebrating!  Dog training is a journey that is never done – there are always new skills to learn together.  You’re in a partnership…

  • January is Walk Your Dog Month

    Jan 10 2018

    Whether you made a resolution to shed extra pounds or you just want to get back into shape, January is the month of resolutions. Let your dog be the motivation…

  • 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…