Dogs and Acid Reflux Disease

Acid reflux disease in dogs is much the same as it is in humans—a reverse flow of gastric or intestinal fluids from the stomach back into the esophagus. The gastrointestinal juices irritate the lining of the esophagus, causing inflammation and pain. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment for acid reflux from a Richmond Hill [...]

By |2018-04-03T15:17:53+00:00January 1st, 2015|Illness & Disease|0 Comments

Halloween Safety Tips for Dog Owners

Do you know what’s scarier than the costumes, movies, and pranks of Halloween? Dealing with a dog emergency caused by a holiday mishap! Keep your pooch safe and sound this Halloween with these tips from a Richmond Hill veterinarian. Treats Aren’t for Dogs Keep all the chocolate goodies that abound during Halloween to yourself—as most [...]

By |2018-04-03T15:18:27+00:00October 1st, 2014|Illness & Disease, Pet care|0 Comments

Don’t Believe These Common Cat Myths

Believing the false fibs that have grown up around cat culture isn’t only incorrect, it can be hazardous to your cat’s health if you believe something that’s not true! Here, your Richmond Hill veterinarian discusses three cat myths that you shouldn’t put any stock in. Cats Always Land on Their Feet Cats are agile and [...]

By |2018-04-03T15:18:44+00:00September 1st, 2014|Illness & Disease, Pet care|0 Comments

Another Dog Succumbs to Heatstroke

Recent news has informed the public about the death of another dog that suffered from heatstroke after overheating in a car. Though you may be shaking your head thinking, “Despite all of the media attention, are people still leaving their animals in vehicles?” – the answer is yes! In fact, the Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society received [...]

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