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  • How to Protect your pet during Tick & Heartworm Season!

    May 17 2017

    By Dr. Brian Laing With the warm weather comes the return of parasites attempting to prey on our pets.  How do we choose what to use to protect our pets…

  • Heatstroke in Pets – Helping them stay ‘Cool’ this summer

    Jul 08 2016

    By Dr. Brendon Laing Summer has finally arrived and winter is now a distant memory. With the warmer weather, it is important to remember that heat exhaustion is a common…

  • Are bugs having a picnic on your dog?

    Apr 27 2016

    By Dr. Brendon Laing Last year in Southern Ontario ticks received a great deal of media attention due to their involvement in the transmission of Lyme disease. Unfortunately, this disease…

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    Dental Care – Let the ‘Tooth’ be told

    Feb 02 2016

    by Dr. Brendon Laing When it comes to taking care of their pets, most owners think about vaccination, diet, and exercise. Most, underestimate the importance of dental care. Shockingly, 4…

  • Holiday Hazards for Pets

    Dec 23 2015

    It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year This may be the most wonderful of the year; however it can also be some of the most dangerous to our beloved…

  • Happy Halloween – Let keep our pets safe

    Oct 26 2015

    1 Trick-or-treat candies are not for pets. All forms of chocolate — especially baking or dark chocolate — can be dangerous, even lethal, for dogs and cats. Symptoms of chocolate poisoning…

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    National Rabies Day – September 28

    Sep 28 2015

    SEPTEMBER 28 IS WORLD RABIES DAY Imagine a world in which rabies is nothing more than a distant memory. According to the World Health Organization, eradication of rabies is possible…

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    Tick Talk – by Dr. Brian Laing

    May 11 2015

    Unfortunately ticks are becoming more prevalent in Ontario, and with them, the risk of contracting Lyme Disease. Ticks are skin parasites that feed on the blood of their hosts.  They…

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    It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

    Nov 25 2014

    Holiday Warnings By Dr. Brendon Laing This may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be some of the most dangerous to our beloved dogs…

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    It’s Heartworm Season !

    May 30 2014

    It’s been a long tough winter.  That’s for sure! Another sure thing, with the warm weather, will come mosquitoes. Heartworm disease is a threat to our dogs and cats in…