Safe and Unsafe Treats for Dogs

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The holidays are here! For many of us, this time of year means we get to indulge in all sorts of delicious treats. Many of our canine patients will also be enjoying some special snacks. Just be careful what you … Read More »

Getting Fido Ready for Winter

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Winter is just around the corner. Whether you can’t wait to hit the slopes and snowmobile trails, or just want to burrow into a blanket until spring, there’s no escaping the change of seasons. Don’t forget about Fido as you … Read More »

Autumn Hazards for Kitties

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Fall has officially begun. Autumn is beautiful here in Ontario. However, people owned by cats may want to take some extra precautions to keep their feline buddies safe and healthy over the next few weeks. This can be a dangerous … Read More »

Separation Anxiety in Cats

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Our feline pals have a reputation for being aloof. However, this isn’t exactly accurate. Fluffy can actually get very attached to her humans, and can even suffer from separation anxiety? In fact, a recent study showed that as many as … Read More »

6 Ways to Tell if a Cat is Happy

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September is Happy Cat Month! Of course, we think kitties deserve to be happy all year. However, it’s not always easy to tell if your feline pal is content or not. Fluffy can be confusing, and even a bit temperamental! … Read More »

Clipping Fido’s Nails

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Does your canine companion make scratching noises when he walks across the kitchen? Does Fido sometimes scratch you when he puts a paw on your leg? If so, your pooch may need a pawdicure. A Bowmanville, ON vet discusses cutting … Read More »

Taking Your Reptile to the Vet

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Do you have a snake, turtle, or lizard? Reptiles make very beautiful and fascinating pets. However, just like all the rest of our animal companions, your scaled buddy will need regular veterinary care. Transporting these guys can be tricky! A … Read More »

Celebrating International Cat Day

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There’s a pretty ‘pawesome’ holiday coming up. August 8th is International Cat Day! Our feline friends definitely deserve to be celebrated. This is a great chance to show Fluffy some extra TLC. Here, an Oshawa, ON vet discusses our special … Read More »

National Dog Photography Day

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Here at Clarington Animal Hospital, we like to observe the pet holidays that help us celebrate and protect our animal companions. There’s a pretty fun one around the corner. Dog Photography Day is July 26th! We never tire of seeing … Read More »