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  • Jun 18 2020

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    June is Adopt-A-Cat Month

    Kitten season is upon us, meaning shelters are starting to fill up with kittens in need of a forever home. June marks “Adopt-A-Cat Month” and with COVID-19 still making an impact on our…

  • May 14 2015

    Pets Get Arthritis Too

    The term “arthritis” is an umbrella term that refers to over 100 rheumatic diseases, but when most of us use the term when talking about our pets, we are usually referring to osteoarthritis (OA),…

  • Mar 26 2015

    Tick Talk: Questions and Answers

    With the arrival of spring, we are happy to spend more time outdoors. Unfortunately, that includes ticks – which can cause a lot of grief for pets and people. Let’s talk ticks. …

  • Mar 19 2015

    March 23 is National Puppy Day!

    Getting a puppy is a huge commitment – puppies are babies, so they will interrupt your sleep, require tons of attention and care, and they’ll make big messes. But raising a dog from puppyhood can…

  • Mar 12 2015

    Pet Poison Prevention Week

    While no normal person would intentionally poison their pets, the reality is, many poisonings are preventable. The vets at Gagemount Animal Hospital say that while some toxins are pretty easy to spot,…

  • Jul 31 2012

    Don’t Take Flea and Tick Prevention for Granted!

    We are lucky in North America! The incidence of many infectious and parasitic diseases is much less than other areas of the world. However, take heed and be on the alert as new diseases emerge and old…

  • Jul 17 2012

    High-Rise Syndrome

    It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s your cat, and unlike Supercat she’s not soaring. She has just taken a leap out of your 6th storey window, perhaps still brimming with her cat confidence…