Archives: Pet Care

Fear Free Happy Homes is Now Available

It is with great excitement that we announce the launch of Fear Free Happy Homes, the pet owner resource for Fear Free. Many pet owners in Markham know now, that Dr. Marsig at the Animal Hospital in Unionville is a Certified Fear Free Professional. This certification process was created to make visits to your vet more enjoyable for your dog … Read More »

Holiday Season – The Season to Enjoy and Care

It is the time of year when we are getting ready for the holidays. It is a time that evokes a lot of memories and feelings. What do you associate with the season? Shopping? Presents? Spending time with your loved ones? Spending time with your pets? Good food? Decorations and music? Since you are reading a veterinary clinic’s blog, I … Read More »

Declawing a cat. It’s just a small pain-free operation, right?

If you answered yes, you need to read this…  Many people think they should declaw cats, either as a kitten or shortly after adoption. “And why shouldn’t they?” you say. “Cats ruin furniture or injure others if you don’t do it. They rule the house with iron claws and cause stress for everybody. There’s nothing wrong with calling a vet … Read More »

Is your pet bored? The answer might surprise you…

When was the last time you felt bored? It probably drove you crazy. Reading didn’t work. There was nothing good on TV. Even Netflix couldn’t keep you entertained. Now imagine how your pet must feel when they’re bored. A bored pet is never a good thing – they’re bound to do something messy (like, say, chew up your favorite slippers) … Read More »

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 »