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    The Mouth is Home to 1000s of Bacteria

    Feb 13 2013

    February is dental health month. Dental disease is one of the most common medical conditions seen by veterinarians. Over 68% of dogs over the age of 3 and 2/3 of…

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    My Yukon Jac’s Cranial Cruciate Ligament Rupture

    Jan 15 2013

    My seven year old golden retriever, Yukon Jac, had to have surgery this week at our vet clinic here in Pickering Ontario to repair a ruptured cruciate ligament. I thought…

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    New Year’s Resolutions

    Jan 04 2013

    For many of us, the New Year is a time to start fresh. It’s the time when we set personal goals and make resolutions, but don’t forget about our companion…

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    Keeping Pets Safe this Holiday Season

    Dec 18 2012

    The holiday season is in full swing here at our veterinary clinic in Pickering. We have had many enjoyable visits from clients and we have received great cards and gifts.…

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    Some holiday decorating advice from Dr. Fulop

    Nov 28 2012

    The holiday season is less than 4 weeks away! Please keep your pets in mind when decorating. Injuries can be caused by dogs and cats chewing on cords. Try to…

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    #1 reason why dogs and cats visit their veterinarian.

    Nov 06 2012

    What comes to mind when you hear “visit to the veterinarian?” You may automatically think of pet vaccinations or annual shots. You aren’t alone; many people make the same associations.…

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    There is a predator in your neighbourhood

    Oct 22 2012

    This past weekend I was saddened to hear that a photo was circulating showing coyotes eating a cat in Rotary Park in Ajax. It is frightening to know that coyotes…

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    Cat Behavior and Training – Play and Play Toys

    Oct 03 2012

    What should I be looking for when I am buying toys for my cat? The toys that you choose for your cat must take into account the natural behavior of…

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    Kitten Behaviour

    Sep 12 2012

    In my last blog I talked about dogs and their behaviour, so this week I thought I would focus on kittens. Kittens taken from their mother before 2 weeks of…

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    A tail wag is worth a thousand words.

    Aug 29 2012

    This week a client came to our veterinary clinic here in Pickering with a dog they rescued. A big thank you to them for rescuing this very cute and good…