Pet-Health Team

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Weight & Obesity

Obesity in pets is seen as a silent health crisis: over 50% of pets carry excess weight, a staggering number that continues to rise. The consequences of obesity creep in quickly, leading to a number of severe health problems for our pets, from diabetes and arthritis to heart disease and kidney issues. Cats may also …

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Debunked: 6 Myths About Pet Vaccinations You Shouldn’t Believe

Vaccinating our pets is one of the simplest ways to ensure they remain in good health for years to come. By administering vaccines, we can help prevent illnesses. Vaccines also play a pivotal role in protecting the public, shielding us from diseases, like rabies, that can be transmitted from animals to humans.  They’re more than …

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Microchipping

What is Microchipping? Microchipping is a safe and simple procedure that helps protect the bond you have with your pet. The chip gives you solid proof that you own your pet and increases the chances of finding them if they go missing. It’s not something you ever want to think about as a pet owner, …

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Pet Insurance

Why Pet Insurance Is So Important Pets bring joy and learning, and also curiosity-caused accidents and stress—you can’t predict the future so it’s important to be covered for possibilities. Many pet owners believe pet insurance is a luxury and not a necessary expense, however insurance can prove to be a valuable investment when faced with …

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Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal Allergies Affect Your Pets Too! Does your pet sneeze more when the sun is shining, and find relief during the winter months? If so, your cat or dog could have seasonal allergies. A common condition for companion animals; caused when their immune system reacts to environmental allergens such as pollen, dust mites, fleas, and …

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Parasite Prevention

Did you know? Fleas and ticks can survive in Canada year round! Protect your pet by using preventative medication and regularly checking for fleas and ticks throughout the year. Pests that have found their way inside can survive and breed if left alone. If you don’t have an active prescription for preventative flea and tick …

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