Health & Wellness

Just like us, our dogs can get sick. Keep on top of your dog’s health and wellness with tips and advice written and reviewed by our Vets.

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Simplifying Fleas, Ticks and Worms

So you’ve just adopted your puppy. These are a few basic things you need to do to make sure your puppy and your family stay healthy.

Why Does My Dog Eat Cat Poo?

The technical term for eating feces is ‘Coprophagia’ which sounds about as unpleasant as the act itself can be. This rather undesirable behavior can be normal in puppies.
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What is in a Dog DNA Test?

DNA analysis has revolutionized many things from forensic medicine to pup-ternity tests (see what we did there!) so DNA testing has to be a good thing. Right?
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Bordetella: How to Treat and Prevent Kennel Cough in Dogs

As a dog owner, I’m sure you’ve heard of the dreaded kennel cough. An annoying, hacking cough that can berate your dog after a trip to the groomer, dog park or boarding facility, kennel cough is an all too common illness in our pooch pals.
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Why Worming Your Pet is So Important

What worms are dangerous in our cats and dogs? And what is the best way to protect your pets and family from parasites?
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Basic Preventative Health: What Does Your Dog Need?

When you buy a dog, it's important to develop a plan of action to keep your pet in tip-top health. We have a look at some basic health measures such as vaccines, worm, flea and tick preventatives.
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Diarrhea in Dogs: When to Worry

For dog owners diarrhea can be a relatively frequent occurrence and knowing when to worry can be important. We run through what you need to know.

Why Your Dog or Cat May Have Fleas, Even if You Never See Them

Is your pet itchy but you have check over and over again and never seen a flea? Is your vet saying they have fleas but you disagree? If so, please read on.
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How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need Everyday?

An average of somewhere around 1 to 2 hours per day of exercise is right for the majority of dogs, but this varies between dogs. Variables such as breed, age, and overall health make it necessary to tailor an exercise program to your dog's specific needs.
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Creative Ways to Include your Dog this Christmas

Our four-legged friends are just as much a part of our family as the two-legged variety. Here are a few tips on how to include them in your Christmas celebrations.

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