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    Today is Check the Chip Day!

    Aug 15 2019

    No, not potato chips – but microchips, the chips used for identification should a pet become lost! …

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    Assistance Dog Week

    Aug 08 2019

    There’s nothing cuter than coming across a cute little puppy wearing colored vests – yes, a service dog-in-training! You’ve probably seen them at the mall, in the grocery store, or on the…

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    Immunization Awareness Month

    Aug 01 2019

    Vaccines are one of the greatest medical discoveries – they fundamentally changed modern medicine. Starting with the smallpox vaccine in the 18th century, more than 20 vaccines have been developed…

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    Remote Communities and Veterinary Care

    Jul 25 2019

    When your pet needs routine care, such as a wellness check, vaccinations, or deworming, or is ill or injured, you call your veterinary clinic, make an appointment, and hop into the car to take Fido or…

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    Rabies Risks

    Jul 17 2019

    While cases of rabies in domestic pets and humans are rare in Canada, and in North America overall, the risk of rabies remains. Tragically, we are reminded of this by the case of a young man in…

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    World Snake Day!

    Jul 11 2019

    Snakes! The word can evoke feelings of fear or intrigue, or maybe even thoughts of Harry Potter and Slytherin House! Whatever it invokes, July 11th is World Snake Day – a day to celebrate these…

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    World Zoonoses Day

    Jul 04 2019

    Did you know that July 6th is World Zoonoses Day? Maybe “zoonoses” is not a word in your everyday conversations, but it is something you should know about! …

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    Camping with Your Dog

    Jun 27 2019

    Nothing says summer like a family camping trip! The great outdoors, campfires, s’mores, and starlit skies! As National Camping Month comes to a close, why not plan a camping trip that includes your…