Heat stroke and thermal injuries are a common concern for dog owners in the warm summer months. Unlike humans, dogs do not have the ability to “sweat” to relieve heat through their skin. Instead, they release heat in the form of panting and can also relieve heat...
Heartworm infection can become a life threatening illness very quickly if not rapidly diagnosed and treated, it is arguably one of the most important parasites to protect dogs against. According to statistics, approximately 100 000 cases of heartworm are reported...
Ticks and fleas are a growing concern in Southern Ontario and for its residing animals. Ticks and fleas are both classified as ectoparasites, which means that they live outside of the body. They seek warmth within the fur of animals and feed on their blood. Owners...
Dental health in pets is just as important as it is in people. Poor dental health can result in a multitude of issues, which is why we offer free dental examinations all year round to all patients (including new ones)! Most people visit the dentist regularly and we...
As there are more and more pet owners around the country, pet health insurance is a frequently discussed topic in veterinary medicine with most people asking, is it really worth it? As most people know, before you decide to adopt a pet it is very important to consider...
Heart murmurs and heart arrhythmias are commonly confused for the same medical condition. In this article we would like to distinguish the difference between the two and discuss what they are in more detail. To start, some basic anatomy and physiology of the cardiac...
Trimming your pets nails on a continual basis is an important part of their health care and wellness. There are a few reasons nail trims should be completed routinely. Keeping the nails as short as possible will not only increase the comfort of your pet, but it will...
The kidneys are responsible for many important roles within the body, and if they begin to lose their function it can compromise the overall health and wellbeing of the affected cat. Below, we will discuss the role of the kidneys, and more information about chronic...
Grain free diets have been very popular among pet owners within the last few years, but are they being marketed properly? Choosing what to feed your dog can be a very daunting task at hand - especially when there are so many different brands and types of dog food out...
Arthritis is a condition involving inflammation of one or more joints. Arthritis comes from the Greek work “arthro” meaning “joint” and “itis” meaning inflammation. There are many causes of arthritis in pets. In most cases with arthritis, it is a progressive...
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