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Cat Health

House Soiling in Cats

If your cat has started to urinate or defecate outside of their litter box, you’re not alone.  This issue is the number one source of behaviour-related complaints from cat owners.  Fortunately, you can solve this problem if your patient and make adjustments to convince the cat to start using their litter box appropriately again. The first step is a trip […]


Hot Weather and Pets

HOT WEATHER AND DOGSThis time of the year can be great fun for the whole family. Finally, we can get outside, enjoy the sunshine, and take part in outside activities. With this,however, we need to take precautions with our dogs.Dogs have very limited ability to sweat (like humans do), when faced with rising temperatures. A dog’s normal body temperature is […]


Poisoning Emergencies

While we don’t want to think about it, accidental poisonings in pets sometimes happen.  Dogs and cats can get into any number of things around the house, or on a walk, often before we have a chance to stop them.  Insecticides, pesticides, rat poison, drugs, plants, and even certain foods are just a few of the things that can be […]


Keeping those teeth clean

As pet owners, we are always striving to provide the best care for our four- legged children.  We take them to the doctor when they are sick, feed them the food we feel is the best and give them unconditional love. Let’s talk about the health of your pet’s teeth.  Is there an odour? Are they discoloured? Are they crowded? […]


Senior blood work and why

It seems like it was just yesterday when you brought your little ball of fluff home to become a part of the family. This could have been when they were just 8 weeks old or, if you were lucky to find them when they were older. Regardless of when your pet became a part of your life, you have always […]


Cat Vaccines

My kitten was vaccinated at 6 weeks. I was told I didn’t have to have them vaccinated again. Is this so? Any vaccines that are given to a kitten before 7 weeks are considered a temporary vaccine, as the kitten may still be nursing and the antibodies in the mother’s milk may not make the vaccine as effective.  It is […]