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How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears!

Check out our Out-Patient Assistant, Ashley, show you how to properly clean your dog’s ears!

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Itching to Know More About Fleas?

What are fleas? Fleas are tiny ectoparasites, belonging to the insect family- they like to live on the skin of their hosts, and people tend to notice the ‘Flea Dirt’ (feces) left behind which indicates an infestation. The most common flea that we deal with in North America is Ctenocephalides felis, otherwise known as the […]

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Tapeworm in Pets

Tapeworm is a commonly diagnosed parasite in both our feline and canine friends, but is more common in any outdoor cat that is prone to hunting. Often obtained by either ingesting a flea or from hunting, but can also be contracted via ingesting infected fecal matter, or contaminated water. Tapeworm resides in the small intestine […]

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Roundworm: What’s in Your Dog’s Poop?

When we hear about intestinal parasites we often think of tapeworm, but there are other types of worms that are commonly found in our pet’s feces. One of these is Roundworm (or ascarids), they are intestinal parasites that live inside of and feed off of animal’s intestines. They look very similar to spaghetti or vermicelli, […]

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Lyme Disease: An Overview

Lyme disease is one of the most common and well-known tick-born diseases in the world. It is a bacteria that can live in the black-legged tick or “deer tick”, and can be transmitted to people and animals through a blood meal. The population of the black-legged tick has grown in alarming numbers and in recent […]

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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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