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Cutie of The Month

Meet Cassie our cutie for the Month for December! Cassie is a 16 week old Newfoundland puppy weighing 30 pounds already! When mature a female Newfoundland dog can weigh between 100-120 pounds! She is such a sweet pup to have in clinic some of the girls may have tried to steal her 😉 Welcome to […]

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NEW IDEAS TO HELP IMPROVE YOUR SENIOR DOG’S MOBILITY

One of the most frequent comments we hear from pet owners is that their senior dog is no longer able to jump into the car or onto the bed. The pet is having more difficulty climbing stairs and does not want to walk as far anymore. As we age our joints and muscles are not […]

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Clinic Corner

Trish and Stephanie are off to Collingwood for a conference at the end of this month. We can’t wait to hear what they learn.  Dr Gates is a proud mom this month as her Son is graduating from high school this year and her daughter just graduated from McGill. Congratulations to both of them. 

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What I Should Know About . . . Annual Wellness Screening

Did you know that 10-14 percent of pets brought to veterinary clinics for checkups have some type of underlying disease or illness? Many of these pets who seem normal and healthy upon a physical exam have a disease or illness that could go undetected without an annual wellness test- a blood test designed to detect […]

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Bring us your Cats!!

Unfortunately our feline friends get a bum deal when it comes to veterinary care. Owners find it stressful to wrassle them into the carrier with gardening gloves on, listen to them howl the entire care ride, and then try to cause bodily harm to their doctor (well, not all of them!). And besides, they seem […]

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Arthritis and your pet

Just remember one thing. Old age is not a disease! In other words, just because your pet is becoming geriatric does not mean that they have to suffer unnecessary joint pain and loss of muscle mass. We all tend to think, “Oh, he’s slowing down because he is getting old,” and while there may be […]

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Why Do I Need To Bring In A Stool Sample For My Pet?

Why should you bring in a sample of your pet’s stool? When you bring in a fecal sample it is sent to our lab, where it is processed and checked for microscopic parasites or parasite eggs (especially for parasites we do not routinely deworm for). Some intestinal parasites found commonly in dogs and cats can […]

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Bug Off!

Fleas, ticks and heart worm, OH MY! Don’t forget to stop in and talk to us about prevention for these nasty critters as there are a few options.     

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