Stories

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    Time to Talk Ticks!

    Apr 21 2015

    The weather has finally improved and Oakville residents are happily shedding their winter jackets and boots and re-acquainting themselves, and their pets, with the great outdoors.  While many know the…

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    Canine Influenza Outbreak

    Apr 16 2015

    As has been reported extensively in the media lately, a new outbreak of Canine Influenza is occurring in the Chicago area.  The outbreak was first noticed in late March.  There have…

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    All About Wellness!

    Mar 30 2015

    There is a term passed around a lot in veterinary medicine known as “wellness”.  You will frequently hear Oakville vets and vet hospital staff talking about annual wellness exams or…

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    Vaccination Database for Canadians

    Mar 20 2015

    As a follow up to our recent post regarding the importance of vaccination in pets and people, here is a link to an article from the National Post.  After a…

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    The Importance of Vaccination

    Mar 04 2015

    We are often asked about the importance of vaccination in cats and dogs. At Bucksburn Veterinary Hospital our vets recommend that all dogs and cats in Oakville are regularly vaccinated because we know…

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    The Perennial Pup

    Nov 04 2014

    At fourteen years of age, Kelsey the Wheaton Terrier still acts like a puppy, bouncing and prancing with her kids, Caitlin & Russel.  She is a leap year baby, which…

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    A Lucky Break Indeed

    Oct 29 2014

    Six years ago, Mr. T observed a van stopping to let out a small pup.  He thought that the pup was just being let out to relieve himself.  Imagine his…

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    Born Free

    Oct 08 2014

    Smokey was born into a colony of wild cats living in a barn. Typically, these cats are unapproachable and will have nothing to do with people, but Smokey was good…

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    Major

    Sep 24 2014

    When Major entered his families household, he was “Shorter than the grass in the backyard”.  Fourteen years later, this conservative Staffordshire Bull Terrier is still with us.  Nothing fazes him. …

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    OCD in A Dog?

    May 14 2014

    OCD is a common term in the field of human psychology. Although I have often felt that my pets suffered from obsessive compulsive disorder, in the veterinary field OCD usually…