The Story of Bill & Gambler: How a Rescue Dog and a Canadian Soldier became Best Friends and made History together.

February 10th, 2016 by

We’ve known seven-year-old, Elite Service Dog, Gambler, for almost six years now. As each day goes by, we become more and more impressed by Gambler and his dad. They share a bond and a partnership that surpasses ‘friendship.’ They – quite literally – saved each other’s lives. Here’s the story of how Bill and Gambler […]

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The Oromocto & Area SPCA – A Shelter Providing Excellent Service to the Community

November 28th, 2015 by

Animal lovers are fortunate to live in this community.  The Oromocto and Area Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is one of the best animal shelters in New Brunswick!  This SPCA is run by a dedicated Board of Directors and a great group of Staff and volunteers. Did you know that the […]

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The Loss of a Beloved Pet

November 5th, 2015 by

Over the past few months, we have have had to euthanize more pets than usual. Some of our favourite and most senior patients have died, including a fantastic, soon-to-be 21 year-old orange kitty named Timber, and Trixie, a beloved Rottweiler-cross. People often say, “I couldn’t do what you do (euthanasia).” Or, they ask how we […]

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The Return of Rabies to Our Area

October 14th, 2015 by

You have probably heard in the last months about the cases of Rabies found in raccoons of Charlotte County. Charlotte County is just south of York, Sunbury and Queens Counties.  More recently, raccoons suspected of having Rabies have been reported from the McAdam and Pennfield areas. That is not too far away, so we need […]

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Blue Green Algae – Should I let my dog swim in the lake?

September 21st, 2015 by

There are five lakes in our area with Blue-green algae that are currently listed (August 2015) on the Government of New Brunswick Public Health Advisory list: Washademoak Lake, Grand Lake, Harvey Lake, Chamcook Lake, Lake Utopia and two more that are north of Edmundston. Is Blue-green algae a threat to your pets? Yes. If you […]

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Two Often-overlooked Halloween Hazards

October 24th, 2014 by

Burning candles and heated essential oils in potpourri containers can cause serious injury Halloween poses safety risks to our cats and dogs, and ringing doorbells and scary costumes might incite fear. But here are two threats we may overlook: burning candles and heated essential oils in potpourri containers. If your cat or dog enjoys costumes, […]

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Crossing the Border with Your Pet

May 7th, 2014 by

Heading into the U.S. or returning to Canada with Fluffy or Fido?  This article is aimed at providing pet owners with information on what pet-related issues might arise at the border crossing.  This article is meant as a guide, and although you may not always be asked for all this information, you should be prepared in case you are asked. First, […]

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Meeting the Cost of Veterinary Care

October 3rd, 2013 by

A message from AAHA and Oromocto Veterinary Hospital: Our pets provide us with fun, companionship, and unconditional love. In return, we incur the responsibilities that go along with pet ownership, including veterinary care. Providing our pets the preventive health care they deserve, as well as keeping them in a safe environment, significantly reduces the risk […]

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Oromocto Veterinary Hospital is Open 65 Hours per Week

October 1st, 2013 by

Did you know? Oromocto Veterinary Hospital is open and staffed 65 hours a week! Often 12 hours during the day. There is a veterinarian on site, and seeing patients for all but four of those hours per week. There are Registered Veterinary Technicians present at all but one half-hour of that week! Many of our […]

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Dog Park Safety Tips

July 4th, 2013 by

With the weather improving all the time, more and more of our patients will be spending time at local dog parks. Dog parks are great places for dogs to socialize, burn off extra energy, and get some much needed fresh air. While there are lots of reasons to go to the dog park, these are […]

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