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  • Jun 22 2018

    Pets and Camping

    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…

  • Jun 22 2018

    How To Keep Your Pet Safe in the Hot Weather

    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…

  • May 18 2018

    Preventing Anxiety for Dogs during Fireworks and Storms

    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…

  • May 16 2018

    Spring & Garden Pet Hazards

    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…

  • May 01 2018

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

    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,…

  • Apr 24 2018

    First Aid for Your Pet

    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…

  • Apr 08 2018

    Dog Bite Prevention

    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…

  • Mar 21 2018

    Xylitol Poisoning in Cats and Dogs

    What is Xylitol? Xylitol is a natural, sugar-free sweetener. It is commonly found in gum, mints, food like jelly and pudding, mouth washes, human toothpastes, vitamins, peanut butter, and fish…

  • Mar 19 2018

    Marijuana Toxicity in Pets

    Did you know that Marijuana poisoning cases have increased 448% over the last 6 years? Marijuana’s two main components are CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). THC – Is the psychoactive…

  • Mar 06 2018

    Tick Season

    What are Ticks? Ticks are external parasites that feed on blood. They attach by their head and engorge by ingesting blood. Once they are engorged they fall off and lay…