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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…

  • Jun 18 2014

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    FDA Provides Latest Information on Jerky Pet Treat Investigation

    "The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing an update on its ongoing investigation into pet illnesses and deaths in animals that ate jerky pet treats. This update includes the latest…

  • 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…

  • Apr 30 2012

    New Virus May Cause Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats

    Some cases of kidney disease in cats may have a viral origin