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  • May 04 2018

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    Star Wars Day: Cats and Dogs Dress Up!

    These photos of pets on Tattooine and Naboo alike will make your heart melt.  How are you celebrating Star Wars day with your furry little Ewok?  Visit Parkgate Animal Hospital…

  • Apr 29 2018

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    Ways to Make Senior Dogs More Comfortable

    People flip over puppies, but to me, a well-loved older dog is one of the most beautiful creatures on earth. An older dog has a nobleness about him, a look…

  • Apr 28 2018

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    Angry Cat Sounds: What Do They Mean?

    Growling: Back off! This This is the first sign that your cat is not very happy. The body language usually shows the ears down, eyes wide, tail flailing from side…

  • Apr 27 2018

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    Next Month (May) Is Pet Cancer Awareness Month!

    May is fast approaching, and when it arrives, it will be Pet Cancer Awareness Month! So many of our furry babies are lost to cancer. I lost my ginger tabby…

  • Apr 21 2018

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    Rules For Meeting Your First Dog

    When you buy a puppy or bring an adult dog home a pet is not always socialized enough and can be not so communicative to contact you properly. Reasons might…

  • Apr 20 2018

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    420 Special: Safe Ways Your Cat Can Get “High”

    The most popular herb for kitty euphoria is catnip. Don’t worry, your cat won’t become addicted– it just makes them feel very good, so it is suitable for a little…

  • Apr 14 2018

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    Dyeing Your Cat’s Fur: Is It Bad?

    Can dye hurt your cat? Easter has come and gone, and springtime is the time of all sorts of colours all over the place. Pet owners may be tempted to…

  • Apr 13 2018

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    BC Animal Abuse Prevention Day – April 23rd!

    On Monday, April 23rd, the province of British Columbia will be holding its sixth annual Animal Abuse Prevention Day! This day of action is designated to raise awareness about the…

  • Apr 07 2018

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    April Is Pet First Aid Awareness Month!

    April is our month of awareness for pet first aid. First aid is very important to remember when it comes to pets– if your pet’s health declines in any way…

  • Apr 07 2018

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    Healthier Skin and Coats For Your Dog

    An often overlooked yet important indicator of your pet’s health is the quality of their skin and coat. Dry, brittle fur, itchy or flaky skin, and other unwanted irritations almost…