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    Prevention of heartworm disease

    Sep 10 2015

    Prevention of heartworm disease is very simple. Heartworm preventative for dogs is usually started between 2-3 months of age and the preventative is given once each month for life. (a daily heartworm preventative is also available). Since heartworms are spread by mosquitoes which are prevalent 6 months of the year here in Ontario, pills can be given during this time frame for prevention. Heartworms are the most life threatening parasite […]

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    Selecting A Dog

    Sep 10 2015

    Living with a pet is an enjoyable, rewarding experience. Dogs and cats are fun to live with, and can also provide people with a large measure of comfort. Ask any satisfied pet owner about the pleasure they feel when they come home to a warm welcome from their dog or cat. You’ll hear how much happiness a pet can bring to a person’s life. Pet owners have a responsibility to […]

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    Selecting a Cat

    Sep 10 2015

    Living with a pet is an enjoyable, rewarding experience. Dogs and cats are fun to live with, and can also provide people with a large measure of comfort. Ask any satisfied pet owner about the pleasure the feel when they come home to a warm welcome from their dog or cat. You’ll hear how much happiness a pet can bring to a person’s life. Pet owners have a responsibility to […]

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    Dental Health

    Aug 26 2015

    Do wish you had a gas mask on when your dog gets too close or your cat climbs up for some loving. Bad breath is a frequent complaint of many pet owners. Halitosis is a sign of significant dental disease in pets. Dental disease is the most commonly diagnosed disease in our pets. It is reported by the American Veterinary Dental Society that 80% of dogs and 70% of cats […]

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    Winter Needs Outdoors for Pets

    Aug 26 2015

    Provide proper shelter, warmth, food, water, and exercise for dogs and cats during the winter months. While some dog breeds are better equipped to survive the winter outside, all dogs have basic needs to meet in order for them to survive the cold winter months. With the winter season quickly approaching it is time to think about pets that spend a majority of their time outside. Dogs are pack animals […]

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    Seasonal Concerns

    Aug 26 2015

    Winter edition Winter can be as much fun for your pet as it is for you. Pet owners need to take some precautions to keep their animal companions safe during this season. Holiday Hazards Alcohol Alcohols can be found in many forms in addition to the obvious beverage sources. Other sources of toxicity can include raw dough containing baker’s or brewer’s yeast and antifreeze. Cats and dogs seem to be […]