Pets and Houseplants
Many of us enjoy having houseplants to bring life to our homes. However, many common houseplants are toxic to our furry and feathered friends. It is a good idea to do some research before purchasing a plant for your home.
Important Information About Ticks in Muskoka
Many clients are finding ticks on their pets on a regular basis and often this is occurring PRIOR to beginning the typical preventative medications used historically. Please click here for more information on how to keep your pet safe this tick season.
The Importance of Pet Insurance
As much as we try to keep our pets safe, it is inevitable that they will get sick or have an accident sometime throughout their lifetime. There are many hard decisions when you have to bring your pet to see a veterinarian especially when it is an emergency.
Caring for Hairless Pets
Hairless pets come in a variety of species including cats, dogs, rats, and guinea pigs. These unique and endearing pets have their own unique needs, click here to learn more.
Grooming Cats, Preventing Mats
Cats are meticulous groomers, so we often put off or neglect to provide some basic grooming needs like brushing. However, there are many reason that a cat may be unable to effectively groom themselves.
Management of Elbow Calluses
If your pet has developed elbow calluses or they are changing in appearance, start with a wellness examination by your veterinarian who can evaluate and start a treatment plan to keep your pet comfortable.
Rabies Cases Rising
Scary news, in Hamilton there are now 288 confirmed cases of rabies. We encourage all Muskoka’s pet owners to make sure all their pets are up to date on their rabies vaccination. There is no cure for this deadly disease!
Osurnia – New Ear Infection (Otitis) Treatment
Osurnia is a new medication available for the treatment of ear infections. Two treatments at the veterinary clinic eliminate messy ear cleaning or medication at home!
Dealing with Dog Breath
While your dog’s breath might not always smell minty fresh, it also shouldn’t be offensive. So what’s causing that stinky breath and what can you do about it?
All About Glutens
Do you have questions about gluten-free pet foods and if they are appropriate for you pet? Click here for more information as we demystify pet food labels and marketing terms.