Cats or Dogs?

April 8th, 2016 by

“Which do you like better, Cats or Dogs?” I get this question A LOT! This is so hard to answer because, like parents, veterinarians are not supposed to have favourites. As it turns out, I do play favourites with my own animals. My family has the greatest dog, Cannelle. We adopted her from the Oromocto […]

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Three Simple Tips To Tick Removal

September 10th, 2015 by

Ticks can be found anywhere on your pet’s body but usually attach near the head, neck, ears and feet. If you discover one, remove it as soon after attachment as possible, says Meryl Littman, VMD, ACVIM, at the University of Pennsylvania. “Do not cover the tick with Vaseline, gasoline or anything else beforehand. And do […]

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Those Itchy Cat Ears ……..

June 9th, 2015 by

Does your cat or kitten seem to be spending more time scratching its ears? A common reason for cat owners to bring their cat to the veterinarian is otitis externa, or inflammation of the external ear canal.  The inflammation is often due to bacteria or yeast inside and around the canal that have caused an infection. […]

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The Wolf in your Dog

March 10th, 2010 by

Advances in DNA technology over the past few years have enabled researchers to track evolutionary changes in various animals, including dogs. DNA evidence has confirmed what has long been thought: that dogs are descended from wolves. How and when, however, is more complicated. A recent study has shown that small breeds of dogs might have […]

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