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Discoloured Teeth are a Sign of Disease

Discolored Pet Teeth Any pet tooth that is not the normal color is almost certainly dead and infected. This means that teeth which are purple, yellow, grey, or brown are very likely to be a significant problem for your pet. In fact, it is estimated that 93% of discolored teeth are dead and infected, which means that can be painful … 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 »

Is your pet bored?

Living these busy lives of ours means often pets are left at home when owners go to work or spend a great deal of time outside of the house because of things such as school or family commitments. Many times, these pets suffer from insufficient physical and mental stimulation. Rather than whine about there being nothing to do, your pet … Read More »

Lyme Disease

While most of our blog topics relate to your life with and the health of your furry friends, this one is specific to your health.  While you hear a lot about Lyme disease during heartworm season because we test for it while testing for heartworm, and you have probably had a discussion or two with your veterinarian in Markham about … Read More »

Retained Puppy (Deciduous) Teeth

A deciduous (puppy) pet tooth is considered retained as soon as the permanent (adult) tooth erupts. The permanent pet tooth does not need to be fully erupted for the deciduous to be considered retained. Cause of retained diciduous (puppy) teeth The most common cause for a deciduous tooth to be persistent according to the veterinarians in Markham is the adult … Read More »

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