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    Fighting Felines: 5 Ways to Keep the Peace

    Aug 23 2016

    Us Canadians love our cats.  Recent surveys have shown over 1/3 of Canadian households have one.  Its easy to see why.  Cats are wonderful companions – affectionate and playful.  They…

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    Pain in Pets: 4 Myths Debunked

    Aug 16 2016

    Pets feel pain.  Sometimes this is quite clear to see, like when a dog’s toe is accidentally stepped on followed by a heartbreaking yelp, or when a cat that has…

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    Tinsel Trouble

    Dec 17 2015

    This time of year, tinsel is a commonly found decoration adorning Christmas trees.  As a decoration it seems harmless and attractive, however in the home of a pet owner, tinsel…

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    UPDATED: Raccoon Rabies Confirmed in Hamilton

    Dec 10 2015

    As reported a few days ago in this post, a raccoon in Hamilton recently tested positive for rabies.  After this positive test result, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, in…

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    Rabid Raccoon Found in Hamilton

    Dec 07 2015

    A raccoon captured in the Hamilton area on December 2, 2015 has tested positive for rabies.  The raccoon was showing signs of aggression and bit two other dogs.  This is…

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    Coyote Encounters a Significant Risk This Fall in Halton Region

    Oct 21 2015

      A recent scare experienced by one of our own has prompted us to remind our clients about the very real risk posed by coyotes in the Halton region. Michelle,…

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    Heatstroke Warning!

    Jul 21 2015

    The Dog Days of Summer are here again and Oakville residents are enjoying the long days and hot sunny weather with their canine companions in tow.  But when mother nature…

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    J.R Bosch

    Jun 02 2015

    Everybody has a bad day, a head ache a body ache, a cold a flu… We all have them. And in most cases make it known that we aren’t well…..…

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    Harley Doyle

    Jun 02 2015

    Talk about a gentle giant! Harley the Great Dane is the definition of this. Given his breed and weighing in at a whopping 137.5 lbs… equal to if not a…

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    Are You Ready for June 1st?

    May 11 2015

    Heartworm season officially begins June 1st in Ontario With the highly anticipated warm weather, residents of Oakville are bracing for the arrival of a pesky insect that will buzz around…