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How to Remove a Tick

The most important thing to remember when dealing with ticks is PAIR: (Product, Avoid, Inspect, & Remove).

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Flea Treatment & Prevention at Home

Your pet has fleas, you’ve gone to your veterinary clinic and received product to treat the infestation. However, you now know it will take at least 3 months to treat your current infestation. What can you do about your home?

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Tick-Borne Diseases

Ticks are an external parasite that is growing in population here in Nova Scotia. They are eight-legged and seeking a blood meal from their hosts and have gained a reputation for being a shudder-inducing critter to stumble across. Due to their direct interaction with their host’s blood, disease transmission is common when they can stay […]

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Common Vet Myths – Tick Control

The Lyme vaccine negates the use of tick prevention – In a perfect world, we would have a routine vaccine that would prevent Lyme disease 100%. However, we do not have that luxury. There is a lot of controversy surrounding the Lyme vaccine and you need to discuss with your vet to ensure you get […]

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Common Vet Myths – Flea Prevention

Learn about the common vet myths on Flea Prevention to find out what really works and what doesn’t.

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We’ve been with Dartmouth vet a long time! My boy is super nervous but always has a good time here.…

Marcy Lecky-nickerson

Dr. O’Leary was absolutely amazing as was Amanda . Dr. O’Leary took care of any concerns and questions, explained what…

Nyssa G.

I always have excellent service here. The staff are knowledgeable and friendly and I feel that my fur kids are…

Kathleen Lyngvaer

This is the most patient and caring staff I have ever encountered. I have been with them for almost 10…

Livia Peyton

We found Dartmouth Veterinary several years ago after another Vet was not able to help our Bandit. We were lucky…

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The Risks of Being an Outdoor Cat

Cats are curious creatures who love to roam and explore. The outside world is full of birds to hunt, trees to climb and sun patches to roll in - so why doesn’t everyone let their cat go outside?

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