The question that veterinarians throughout British Columbia have been hearing more and more often is “can my dog get lyme disease?”
Many common household items present a potential risk to your furry friend’s health and well-being so it’s important to learn how to safely organize your home in order to make it a pet-safe environment.
Marijuana is a popular recreational drug used by millions of people all over the world. Its use is likely to rise due to the changes being made in legislation and that may lead to an increase in cases of intoxication of pets by this drug.
We need to learn how to safely and respectfully approach dogs to prevent these episodes from occurring. There are appropriate and inappropriate was to approach and greet dogs…
Like with any season, your own routine might change a little to adjust to the weather and this also applies for your dog.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, no doubt you’re already starting to prepare a feast for your family friends.
We get a lot of questions about dog parks and whether they are good or bad for dogs. It is not always a simple question to answer.
Often we get questions from clients about what things they can do for their pets prior to coming to the clinic or when problems occur over the weekend.
Easy frozen dog treats your dog will love that can be made in minutes!
With the temperatures rising, people begin to strip down to their bathing suit to cool off, but can the same be said for your pet?
With summer fast approaching, dogs and their owners like to spend more time in the outdoors. The warmer weather also brings a wide variety of insects, including bees and wasps and increases the chance of your dog getting stung.
Diabetes Mellitus is a disease which involves the lack of insulin in the body. To understand how this affects your pet it is necessary to understand how the body normally functions.
The cranial cruciate ligament is the one most commonly injured in dogs, resulting in discomfort and stifle instability with subsequent arthritis.
As dogs age, they often experience small or significant changes in behaviour. Many of these changes are a normal part of the aging process while others merit a visit to your vet.
When it comes to nutrition, dogs are a lot like people. Dogs are omnivores, meaning they can eat a variety of foods to stay healthy.
It is not uncommon for many dogs to dislike going to the vet but there are some simple and easy steps to reduce your dog’s anxiety and fear about office visits.
Allergies are just a part of life, even for dogs. Like humans, some puppies experience allergies to a wide range of substances they come in contact with on a day-to-day basis.
Doesn’t it often seem like small dogs suffer from a Napoleonic complex? Small dogs may act aggressively toward other people, children, and dogs which can be a significant annoyance.
The sun is out and everyone’s ready to play! In the Greater Vancouver area, there are so many easy, pet friendly hiking trails.
While we may think of them as our children, dogs and cats are not little people and they have their own unique metabolisms. Some of the things we can eat, they cannot and certain foods can be very dangerous, even lethal to our pets.