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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…

  • Sep 07 2017

    Responsible Pet Ownership

    Different countries around the world celebrate “Responsible Pet Ownership” at different times of the year and in different ways, but the bottom line of all these celebrations is to educate the…

  • Aug 31 2017

    Animal Pain Awareness Month

    September is Animal Pain Awareness Month, an initiative by the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM). IVAPM is an organization that provides resources to veterinary professionals…

  • Aug 01 2017

    Heat Exhaustion and Dogs

    Summer temperatures are soaring! Even a short walk in the blazing sun is enough to make us hot and in need of a cool drink. Imagine how your dog feels if he has to stay outdoors for extended periods…

  • Jul 31 2017

    Audiobooks and Music for Shelter Dogs?

    Everyone likes listening to music, and audiobooks are great for people on the go, but does Fido enjoy listening to music and audiobooks too? …