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The pitfalls of choosing dog chew toys

Chewing is good for your dog’s mental and physical health, so the veterinarians in Markham remind you it’s important that you provide them with plenty of things to chew on. Failing to do so and your fur babies will come up with their own chew “toys”… which often wind up being your most expensive pair of shoes, the legs of … Read More »

Pet cloning

Saying goodbye to a beloved pet is usually a time of great emotion.  As we cherish the memories of our pet we cope with the loss in very different ways. Sometimes people can carry on as normal, some may cuddle their dog’s favorite chew toy while sobbing over Marley & Me, some need a replacement right away; the veterinarians in … Read More »

Preparing to get a dog?

Congratulations on thinking about adding a dog to your family! Dogs are one of the most popular furry family members. From finding a kid-friendly canine to budgeting for veterinarian visits, there are things you need to know before getting a dog.  Understanding their general behavior will help you decide whether a dog is the right pet for you, your family, … Read More »

Do Animals Have Emotions?

 Today, most scientists agree that all vertebrate animals — mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish — are, to varying degrees, sentient. This capacity to feel encompasses a universe of positive and negative physical and emotional experiences.  In fact a recent bill passed in Quebec calls animals ‘sentient beings’ instead of property and includes jail time for cruelty.  Even goldfish don’t … Read More »

How to give pills to your pet

You’ve just left your veterinary clinic in Markham. Your pet needs some prescription medication to help treat an illness. How in the world are you supposed to give your pet pills? Hide it in food or a treat Some owners have a dog that loves to eat so much, they can just toss the pill into the dry food – … Read More »