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Kennel Cough

Bordetella, or more commonly known as ‘kennel cough’, is a highly contagious respiratory disease in dogs. Its nickname comes from the likelihood of breakouts in kennels or other high populated dog areas. If you’ve noticed your dog emitting a sort of ‘honking’ cough type noise and they’ve recently been at a dog park, grooming facility or […]

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Nutrition Myths – Part 1

With all of the foods out there and all of the trends in human diet, it’s hard to know what is true and what is false. With the help of our friends from Purina, here is a list of nutrition myths that you may not have known about:

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What is Canine Parvovirus (CPV)?

Canine Parvovirus (CPV) is a highly contagious virus. There are two forms; intestinal and cardiac. The intestinal form causes vomiting, bloody diarrhea, weight loss and anorexia. The cardiac form, which is rare, attacks the heart muscles. We will focus on the intestinal form as it is much more common in dogs. Puppies between the ages […]

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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

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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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