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Lyme Disease

One of the most common tick-transmitted diseases is Lyme Borreliosis, also known as Lyme disease. It is a bacterial illness that can be transmitted to humans, dogs, and other animals. This disease is transmitted through a tick bite.

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Tick’s Lifecycle

As springtime approaches us, we eagerly await the warmer temperatures, and so do ticks!

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Parasite Prevention

As the summer is fast approaching, our furry companions are excited to get outdoors and stretch their legs. Of course, as pet owners we worry about protecting our animals against parasites like ticks and fleas that can hop onto your pet; but what about internal parasites? Unlike ticks and fleas, internal parasites are ones that […]

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Lyme disease

Lyme disease is an interesting organism as there are many differences between infection in humans and in dogs.  After being bitten by a tick that has transmitted Borrelia burgdorferi, 80% of humans will develop a rash and flu-like symptoms.  Joint pain often ensues with 15% of people developing neurologic abnormalities and 5% of people developing […]

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Tick Check Season!

The warmer weather usually results in you and your companion animals spending a lot more time outdoors; walks and hikes in wooded or grassy areas are a fun way to exercise yourself and your pet, but these activities leave us exposed to questing ticks. Ticks do not jump like fleas or fly like the botfly, […]

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Rabies - It’s Scary but Preventable!

Now and then, a story about rabies in humans or our pets hits the news.

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Last updated: December 17, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we can continue providing our full range of services, under certain restrictions.

We are continuing to see all cases by appointment only including pets in need of vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, parasite prevention, and more.

SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday & Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Wednesday & Thursday: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
- Friday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
- Saturday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
- Sunday: Closed

NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

5. We are committed to providing a safe and respectful workplace. Abusive conduct or communications will not be tolerated and may result in denial of services.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Harbour Cities Veterinary Hospital