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Leptospirosis in Pets

Leptospirosis, often shortened to ‘lepto’, is a bacterial disease that affects both humans and animals. The bacteria that causes leptospirosis is spread through the urine of infected animals, such as raccoons and rats, which can get into water or soil. It can survive for weeks to months in this environment. When humans or animals come […]

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Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats

What is it and what are the important things to know?

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New Kitten – What Now?

So you got a new kitten? Congratulations and welcome to the crazy cat lady or gent starter kit! I want to talk about everything to expect when you are expecting a new mini-lion. In the excitement of bringing a new addition home, we often forget about the little extras that can be super important to […]

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Allergies, Not Always Food Related!

Allergies are the common cause of skin and ear conditions in dogs. Typical allergy signs are itching, alopecia (hair loss), and recurring skin and ear infections. Statistics show that 80% of dogs have environmental allergies and only 20% will develop a food allergy. Many pet owners will assume their pet has a food allergy, but […]

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Pet First Aid Kit

First aid is not a replacement for veterinary care, but it could help to save your pet’s life until they can receive veterinary treatment.

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Dartmouth Vet Hospital took wonderful care of my first dog. Maggie had some behavioural issues, all the staff were amazing…

Jaime Aitken

My wife brought our puppy in this morning. We were extremely worried. They saw him very quickly, were kind, compassionate…

Dave Snow

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


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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