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  • 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…

  • Jul 11 2019

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    World Snake Day!

    Snakes! The word can evoke feelings of fear or intrigue, or maybe even thoughts of Harry Potter and Slytherin House! Whatever it invokes, July 11th is World Snake Day – a day to celebrate these…

  • Jul 31 2012

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    Don’t Take Flea and Tick Prevention for Granted!

    We are lucky in North America! The incidence of many infectious and parasitic diseases is much less than other areas of the world. However, take heed and be on the alert as new diseases emerge and old…

  • Jul 17 2012

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    High-Rise Syndrome

    It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s your cat, and unlike Supercat she’s not soaring. She has just taken a leap out of your 6th story window, perhaps still brimming with her cat confidence…

  • Jun 01 2012

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    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

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    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

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    New Virus May Cause Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats

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