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 [...]

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 [...]

We have Positive Cases of Heartworm and Lyme Disease!

Are annual heartworm and tick-borne screening tests absolutely necessary for my dog? I only take my dog for walks – is my dog really at risk for developing heartworm or tick-borne diseases? Are preventive treatments truly necessary? These are among the most common questions that we are asked about testing for vector-borne diseases (infectious diseases [...]

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