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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…

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    Meet Harry Houdini

    May 01 2014

    Harry was adopted by Ed’s family earlier this year and as you can guess, he is an expert at escaping from confined areas. Cages, kennels… you name it. These antics…

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    Before and After Hip Dysplasia

    Apr 27 2014

    Brandy was rescued when she was 2 weeks old, and the odds of her survival were touch and go. She had to be bottle fed and nursed through this period…

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    A Tale of a Pup’s Tail

    Apr 13 2014

    When Diesel visited the hospital, he was just five weeks old. He had lesions on his feet and even worse, a severely infected tail. And there begins the tale of…