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  • Apr 30 2012

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    Dog Returns from the (Presumed) Dead

    From Wichita, KS, comes a story of many brave firefighters, one scared owner, and a terrified dog. John Huy, a retired aviation engineer, was walking his 100-pound pit bull/Labrador mix,Taz, in the…

  • Apr 04 2012

    30 Dogs Surrendered to the Humane Society

    Many of you may have heard about the 30 dogs that were surrendered to the Humane Society of Durham Region recently. This week we spayed and neutered two of the dogs that were rescued to help the…

  • Apr 03 2012

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    Heartworm season is back!!

    Guess what-it’s your favourite time of year again!  It’s time to come into the clinic and donate a small sample of blood for heartworm testing.  Infected mosquitoes transmit Heartworm disease…

  • Apr 01 2012

    Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Use in Companion Animals

    In February 2012, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Centre for Veterinary Medicine held a Webinar entitled, "Advice to Dog Owners Whose Pets Take NSAIDs." The webinar, which is about half an hour…

  • Apr 01 2012

    Maintaining your Pet’s Health Through Wellness Examinations

    To keep your companion animals healthy, you should take them to your veterinarian at least once per year for a routine examination, often called a wellness exam. …

  • Mar 08 2012

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    How long can you keep your pet’s medications?

    When you are given a prescription by your doctor, or your veterinarian prescribes medication for your pet, you are usually given a specific quantity of medication along with instructions on its proper…

  • Mar 08 2012

    Adult versus Senior Pets

    Lately we have been seeing more and more commercials on television and in print about lifestyle nutrition, including an emphasis on different diets for different ages of pets.