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The Geriatric Cat

“He’s just slowing down” is something that we often hear in veterinary medicine. Often, cats will come in for annual wellness exams with symptoms that may seem like they are just ‘ageing,’ when in reality, these can be symptoms of illness.

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What Is a Food Elimination Trial?

Pets love any treats they can get their paws on, but unfortunately, not all treats agree with our pets! A lot of times, allergies are the root of the problem. They can cause skin issues, gastrointestinal issues and cause general discomfort.

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Hairballs in Cats

Hairballs, such a nuisance, right? What causes our cats to have hairballs?

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Catch up on Catnip

Catnip is a flowered plant that contains a chemical ingredient called nepetalactone. This chemical often has a stimulating effect on cats, triggering a behavioural response. This happens when they breathe it in.

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This week with Mama – What’s With All This Cold Weather?

I am appalled at how cold it has been lately! I’ve had to spend more time by the heater than usual, which messes with my hair and we all know that that is dreadful.

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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.

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…

Carol Donaldson

Our little guy Rascal (cat) has multiple health issues and he receives excellent care from this clinic. He has had…

Kim Clarke


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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