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    Ticks and Lyme Disease in the Pickering Area

    Apr 09 2017

    Ticks, what are the risks and what can we do about them? Geographic distribution statistics indicate that ticks are continuing to migrate into our area and our own testing tells…

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    Future Veterinarians?

    Mar 21 2016

    Charley Girl and I had so much fun this morning at Sir John A. MacDonald talking to the kindergarten classes about what veterinarians do. I’m sure that there is a…

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    First aid for a broken nail

    Feb 03 2016

    Ouch! How can such a little injury cause such a big hurt? A tiny tear in a tiny nail on a single toe can be excruciatingly painful. The pain of…

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    Potential Holiday Hazards to Pets

    Dec 03 2015

    If you suspect that your pet has ingested something poisonous, please do not hesitate to call your veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-4ANI-HELP (888-426-4435). If you…

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    National Veterinary Technician Week

    Oct 10 2015

    October 11-17 is National Veterinary Technician Week. I am very thankful to have my technicians – Michelle Kiley, Dale Chaplin, Carrie Cooper and Michelle Martin as part of the Amberlea…

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    Pet scooting or dragging their bottom – anal gland issue?

    Aug 26 2015

    Have you ever found your pet scooting or dragging their bottom along the ground? If so, your pet may have an issue with their anal glands. Anal glands are 2…

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    Our Vet Clinic was Running for a Cause

    Jun 16 2015

    We had a really great time at the Furry Friends 5k again this year! Furry Friends is a fundraising event for the Humane Society of Durham Region and Homeward Bound…

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    Some Easter dangers you may not think of…

    Apr 01 2015

    Here are some Easter dangers you may not think of or be aware of that are harmful to your pets. Easter is this Sunday, please ensure your pets are kept…

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    Does your dog ever make a funny choking sound?

    Feb 19 2015

    Our veterinarian Dr. Fulop talks about reverse sneezing. Does your dog ever make a funny choking sound that only lasts a few seconds but scares you to death? It can…

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    My pet is eating poop, gross!

    Feb 10 2015

    Poopsicles! Have you ever caught your pet eating their stool or the stool of another pet? I recently read a couple of articles on the subject, and why pets have…