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  • 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…

  • Jun 01 2012

    Is having a dog under your desk better than having the corner office?

    We all know the feeling. You get home from a tough day at work: you’re tired, you’re stressed, you’re preoccupied with the day’s events. But then, you open your door, and there’s the dog,…

  • Jun 01 2012

    Tick Prevention

    Tick season is upon us again. Or at least, it is now in full swing, as ticks have been found on dogs even in northern areas in the winter. Along with these ticks come conversations about what is or…