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Tick Check Season!

The warmer weather usually results in you and your companion animals spending a lot more time outdoors; walks and hikes in wooded or grassy areas are a fun way to exercise yourself and your pet, but these activities leave us exposed to questing ticks. Ticks do not jump like fleas or fly like the botfly, […]

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Choose Low Stress & Fear Free Veterinary Visit

Within a year of graduating from veterinary school, I realized that there was very little information for the owners, staff and veterinarian on the behaviour of our companion animals. I decided to take Dr. Sophia Yin’s Low-Stress Handling course. It was a course that was challenging and extremely useful. As soon as I started the […]

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Joining the Harbour Cities Team!

My reasons for choosing a career in veterinarian medicine comes from my own personal experiences with my fur-babies.  I have had many family pets growing up, but it was definitely my rescue dogs throughout my adult years that had the biggest impact on my life. 

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Treating Parasites Year-Round

We no longer have a typical flea and parasite “season” anymore with our changing weather. We are now having temperatures above freezing during the winter months and for longer periods of time. This is causing parasites to be out all year around, and now the need for flea and parasite control all year around is […]

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Pain in Our Pets

Just because they don’t ‘talk’ doesn’t mean they aren’t communicating with us. For the longest time, there have been misconceptions surrounding pain in our pets, most pet owners have come to recognize obvious signs of pain in the form of wounds, limping, or vocalization, but we forget the “masters of disguise” that are our pets.

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My sister took my cat Lucy to you tonight and came back with raves about Dr Marryatt and the staff…

Sharon Macdonald

Taylor was so kind and patient with my two cats for their dental assessment. She was very calm, and my…

Cassandra Were

Yet another amazing trip to Harbour Cities! Our vet tech, Taylor, is the most amazing person. She treats…

Darlene Huntley

Best vet clinic around! Special shout out and thank you to Taylor for taking such great care of my…

Darlene Huntley