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Leptospirosis in Markham Update 2017

November 7, 2017.  Important Update: We just received confirmation that Leptospirosis is active in the Region. A dog died over the weekend from acute liver and kidney failure. It was a very painful death. Please make sure your dog is vaccinated. Many clients read about side effects of vaccinations on the internet, but reality is: the disease is worse than … Read More »

What Everyone Should Know About Microchips for Pets

When your pet gets lost… Those first few moments – you never forget them. Your palms sweat, your eyes wander, and you can’t sit still no matter what you do. You don’t know where your pet is. You need to find them, and you need to find them right now. You call friends and family in a state of panic … Read More »

Minimally Invasive Spay Surgery in Markham

Surgery is a scary word, especially for pet owners. They don’t know what to expect from their vet and often find themselves lost in a sea of worry. Our Markham vet clinic completely understands your need to get answers and stay on top of things. If you’re having trouble understanding laparoscopic surgery and what it entails, we hope the information … Read More »

Rabies in Ontario

In 2016, there were 288 cases of rabies confirmed in Ontario compared to 24 in 2015. The map identifies areas where positive rabies cases have been found, using information reported by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Cases of raccoon strain rabies were initially confirmed in the Hamilton area. Ontario wildlife officers (had to) blitz parts of Hamilton in an effort … Read More »

Broken Pet Teeth

Broken (fractured) teeth are a very common occurrence in dogs and cats according to the veterinarians in Markham. Pet teeth can break due to trauma (hit by a car, ball, or rock) or due to chewing on hard objects. Any pet tooth can break, however some teeth are more commonly fractured than others, such as the canine (fang) teeth in … Read More »

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