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  • Aug 01 2019

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    Immunization Awareness Month

    Vaccines are one of the greatest medical discoveries – they fundamentally changed modern medicine. Starting with the smallpox vaccine in the 18th century, more than 20 vaccines have been developed…

  • Jul 25 2019

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    Remote Communities and Veterinary Care

    When your pet needs routine care, such as a wellness check, vaccinations, or deworming, or is ill or injured, you call your veterinary clinic, make an appointment, and hop into the car to take Fido or…

  • Jul 17 2019

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    Rabies Risks

    While cases of rabies in domestic pets and humans are rare in Canada, and in North America overall, the risk of rabies remains. Tragically, we are reminded of this by the case of a young man in…

  • Jul 31 2012

    Don’t Take Flea and Tick Prevention for Granted!

    We are lucky in North America! The incidence of many infectious and parasitic diseases is much less than other areas of the world. However, take heed and be on the alert as new diseases emerge and old…

  • Jul 17 2012

    High-Rise Syndrome

    It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s your cat, and unlike Supercat she’s not soaring. She has just taken a leap out of your 6th story window, perhaps still brimming with her cat confidence…

  • Jun 01 2012

    Is having a dog under your desk better than having the corner office?

    We all know the feeling. You get home from a tough day at work: you’re tired, you’re stressed, you’re preoccupied with the day’s events. But then, you open your door, and there’s the dog,…

  • Jun 01 2012

    Tick Prevention

    Tick season is upon us again. Or at least, it is now in full swing, as ticks have been found on dogs even in northern areas in the winter. Along with these ticks come conversations about what is or…