Reptile Awareness Day

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October 21st is Reptile Awareness Day! While our scaled pals may not be right for everyone, they can really make great pets. Reptiles do have some specific care needs, however. It’s also very important to make responsible choices when adopting … Read More »

Taking Your Dog to Work

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Did you know that June 22nd is Take Your Dog To Work Day? Fido can be a great coworker, though he isn’t necessarily cut out for every industry. Here, a Bowmanville, ON vet discusses taking your pet to work. Fido’s … Read More »

Things That Annoy Dogs

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Does your dog hate baths? Does Fido get annoyed when you clip his nails or brush his teeth? Just like people, dogs all have their own personal tastes. However, our canine friends do have quite a few likes and dislikes … Read More »

Signs of Arthritis in Dogs

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As you may know, arthritis is a very common problem with our canine friends. Although it often affects senior dogs, any pooch can develop arthritis, whether as a result of injury or simply because of genetics. Large breeds are particularly … Read More »

How to Improve Fido’s Table Manners

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If you were to list your dog’s favorite things, what do you think would come first? We suspect that walks, car rides, and belly rubs would all rank highly, but it wouldn’t be surprising to find food at the very … Read More »

Pet Dental Health Month

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Did you know that February is Pet Dental Health Month? Dental issues are just as painful for pets as they are for people. Your furry pal, however, doesn’t have the option of picking up the phone to make a dentist … Read More »

How to Keep Your Chinchilla Happy

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Have you recently adopted a chinchilla? If so, you’ve chosen a very cute and charming little pet. Chinchillas aren’t hard to care for, but they do have some very specific needs. Here, a local Oshawa, ON veterinarian offers some tips … Read More »

Great Reasons to Adopt a Shelter Cat

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June is officially Adopt A Shelter Cat Month! Helping kitties in shelter is definitely a cause we can wholeheartedly support. Actually, adopting from a shelter is one of the best things you can do for animal welfare. There are some … Read More »

How to Keep Your Senior Cat Comfortable

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Is your kitty entering her golden years? As Fluffy ages, you may notice some grey in her fur, and she’ll likely slow down a bit. Your cat’s basic needs–a proper diet, fresh water, clean litter, and regular veterinary care–won’t change … Read More »