As a veterinary clinic in Markham since 1966,  our staff are animal lovers through and through! This is why we can’t help treating your pet as if they were our very own little guy or gal… One of the special reasons why generations of families from far and near keep bringing their “furry kids”  to our hospital on the  NORTH side of Highway 7, is because we have experience (over 150,000 treatments in the past 30 years) and we carefully spend the time with you.  The last thing you need is to be… Read more…

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    Why does my bird bite me?

    Ever feel like your bird is auditioning for a remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds?  His bites may not always be what they seem, according to Laurie Hess, DVM, DABVP, owner of Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics in Bedford Hills, New York. Dr. Hess notes that biting is the top bird behavior problem she hears about.   Biting in parrots … Read More »

    State of raccoon rabies in Ontario

    New cases of raccoon strain rabies have been confirmed in the Hamilton area. “Ontario wildlife officers (had to) blitz parts of Hamilton in an effort to contain the first case of raccoon rabies in the province in nearly a decade after two dogs were exposed to the virus after a fight in the back of an animal services van.  This … Read More »

    Xylitol poisoning

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