• Jun 24 2016

    Get Sound Advice for Pets with Noise Phobia

    Noise phobias are real problems for some dogs, and even some cats. After all, dogs can hear a wider range of frequencies than humans can, and cats hear a higher…

  • Jun 18 2016

    Kidney Stones in Dogs & Cats: What You Should Know

    Does My Pet Have Kidney Stones or Bladder Stones? Unlike people, where kidney stones are unfortunately fairly common and most often very painful, dogs and cats are relatively unlikely to…

  • Jun 18 2016

    Can Pets Have Allergies?

    Does your pet start scratching at this time of year? Lick and chew their feet non-stop? Or develop skin infections, bottom itching or ear problems? The start of Summer/Autumn also…

  • May 12 2016

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    Bloat – The Mother of All Emergencies

    There are many injuries and physical disorders that represent life-threatening emergencies. There is only one condition so drastic that it overshadows them all in terms of rapidity of consequences and…

  • May 10 2016

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    Finding a lump under a beloved pet’s skin is a disturbing event and definitely warrants a trip to the veterinarian’s office for an evaluation. Happily, it is not uncommon for…

  • May 07 2016

    How to Stop your Dog Scratching Itself

    Spring is that time of year when humans start getting hay-fever and our pets start itching. The wonderful Vancouver climate, with all the beautiful plants and greenery, tend to be…

  • May 05 2016

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    Abscesses from Bite Wounds

    An abscess forms when an infected bite wound heals over on the surface, sealing the infection inside. Fever is generated as the infection incubates. Diseased tissue and the inflammatory cells…

  • Apr 30 2016

    Rabbits VS Guinea Pigs: Which is Better for Kids?

    A first pet is a very important right of passage for your child. Not only does it make a very cute contribution to your family, it teaches your kids responsibility…

  • Apr 29 2016

    How to Keep your Dog Cool during the Spring/Summer Months

    The weather has been pretty warm lately, and with the warm weather comes a good time to think about ways we can help keep our pets cool. Dogs are more…

  • Apr 19 2016

    Leash Holding – Could it Really be Dangerous?

    There is a right way and several wrong ways to hold your dog’s leash. Avoid injuries to you and your dog and do it safely by following these tips. Holding…