Category Archive

Tick-Borne Disease Updates

Deer Tick/ Black-Legged Tick (Ixodes scapularis) According to experts, the GTA is considered a moderate to high risk area when it comes to potential tick exposure. And with obvious climate … Read More »

Update on Canine Influenza

We’ve received a lot of calls over the last several months about the highly publicized canine influenza – a virus spread from infected dogs brought over from South Korea. Canine … Read More »

Leptospirosis in the GTA

Ontario saw an enormous increase in cases of leptospirosis in dogs in 2017. Unfortunately, one of our clinic’s own patients fell seriously ill and was hospitalized at the specialist referral … Read More »

Fatal Tapeworm Infection Update

Last year, we reported on a highly dangerous and fatal intestinal parasite that can be transmitted to dogs, cats, and humans called Echinococcus multilocularis. You can read more about the … Read More »

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