Keeping your pets cool

Now that summer is officially upon us, it is a good time to review ways that your can help keep your pet cool and comfortable during the hot summer months Read More...

5 Clinical Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

This blog post will outline 5 Clinical Symptoms that may be revealed by your pet that you should never ignore and seek consultation sooner rather than later. Read More...

Holiday Health Hazards

The Holiday Season is one filled with excitement and commotion, yet it is very important to be aware of the potential hazards for your pet. This blog post will outline the most common potential Holiday health hazards for your pet. Read More...

Canine Kennel Cough

Kennel Cough, also known as Bordatella or Infectious Tracheobronchitis is a disease in which multiple infectious agents such as viruses and bacteria cause disease of the upper airway in dogs. One of the leading bacteria causes of Kennel Cough is Bordatella bronchiseptica and it is believed there are hundreds of different strains and subtypes of this bacteria. Read More...

Celebrating Senior Pets!

The definition of a senior pet in terms of age varies with species and breed. A cat is considered senior at approximately 10-12 years of age. A large breed dog could be considered a senior at 7 years of age whereas a small breed dog could be considered a senior at 10 years of age or even older. It is evident that the needs of a senior pet change but even more important to make sure your pet remains healthy and comfortable throughout their golden years. We have compiled some necessary tips on recognizing health problems in older pets and how to keep your senior pet comfortable and healthy! Read More...

Pet Obesity - Causes & Prevention

Per obesity is an increasing concern for many pets and pet owners in North America. It is estimated that 35% of dogs and cats in North America overweight or obese. Sometimes the cause of weight gain is not as straight forward as there may be underlying conditions contributing to the weight gain. Dogs and cats are also more susceptible to wide range of health problems.
Remember - Per obesity is not just something that affects how your pet looks, it affects how your pet lives.
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Importance of Preventative Healthcare

It is no surprise that our pets are part of the family and we all want to keep them as healthy as possible. Examples of Preventative Healthcare include regular check-ups, vaccinations, good quality nutrition and others. As animals cannot verbally relay what or how they are feeling, veterinarians rely on the physical examination to obtain an insight into your pet’s health. Read More...

New Therapies to Treat Arthritis

Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD) is one of the most common conditions veterinarians will diagnose. While most common in older patients, we are seeing more and more younger patients with this disease. DJD/Arthritis is by definition an inflammatory disease of joints, particularly within the cartilage. There are many therapies available to treat and control DJD, but there are two new emerging therapies that are having remarkable results. Read More...