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  • May 05 2016

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    Heartworm Infection Information

    What is heartworm? Heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) is a fairly large worm that grows up to 14 inches long. In adulthood, heartworm lives in the heart and pulmonary arteries of an…

  • Apr 20 2016

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    Fleas! Eek!

    Fleas! Eek! Fleas are insects that form the order Siphonaptera. They are wingless, with mouthparts adapted for piercing skin and sucking blood. Fleas are external parasites living off the blood…

  • Jan 28 2016

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    Myths and Dangers of Anesthetic-Free Dentistry

    We will sometimes get inquiries regarding anesthetic-free dental cleanings. Do we offer it? Why does my pet have to have a full general anesthetic? Are dental xrays really necessary? As…

  • Jan 07 2016

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    Celebrate Senior Pets in the New Year!

    Happy New Year to you and your fur-friends! Did you know that senior pets often will not show signs of illness until the illness has progressed significantly? Has your faithful…

  • Nov 26 2014

    The Cost of Veterinary Care

    The question regarding varying costs from clinic to clinic often comes up.  I am happy to explain how we come up with costs at our clinic.  Every two years, the…

  • Nov 14 2014

    The vaccination debate

    The topic of vaccination can cause quite a heated debate. There are so many opinions circling “shots” amongst the pet community that it can be difficult to make a sound…

  • Sep 25 2014

    Choosing the right food for your pet.

    Beaks, Feet and Feathers, Oh My! When trying to choose the right food for your pet, you can often feel confused and mislead. We want to try to help you…

  • Aug 08 2014

    Guinea Pigs as Pets

    THIS LITTLE PIGGY… Is not actually a pig at all. Guinea pigs or Cavies originated in South America but were probably introduced into Europe soon after the first Spanish explorers…

  • Jul 04 2014

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    Good Reasons to Spay and Neuter Your Pet

    Spaying and neutering your pet isn’t only about helping control animal over-population, it’s also about keeping your pet healthy.  A recent University of Georgia study report revealed a significant finding…

  • Jun 20 2014

    “A Day to Heel” Keeping our pet companions safe

    There will be a memorial held this coming Sunday June 22 @ 2:00pm to honour the six dogs who tragically perished on May 13, 2014. The event will take place…