‘Missing’ Teeth can be a BIG Problem

What you don’t see can seriously hurt you. If you notice your pet is missing a tooth, it can be a serious problem. It is exceedingly common for teeth to be absent in our pets. Vets in Markham see these problems frequently. Especially smaller breed dogs don’t have all the teeth and the tooth is truly missing, while in others … Read More »

Solar Eclipse in Markham Today

How Will Our Animals Respond to the Eclipse? Dr. Nancy Kay, CVM writes: I’m mighty lucky in that a short hike to a clearing in the woods adjoining my property will place me in the zone of totality (I simply love this expression) for the upcoming eclipse. And the best part is, I suspect that, other than my husband and … Read More »

Update on Pet Allergies! New treatment options at Vet Clinic in Markham.

All vets in Markham are getting busy this time of year with pets during allergy season. However, the symptoms of allergies in animals are different than those humans show in reaction to many of the same airborne allergens. Humans sneeze and develop runny eyes in response to airborne allergens, such as grass and other plant pollens, pets experience itchiness. Animals … Read More »

Fear Free Veterinary Care Now Available for Markham Area Pets

Local veterinarian is certified to ease pets’ fear, anxiety during visits visits to the animal hospital. Can you imagine telling your dog, “Let’s go to the vet!” and seeing her tail wag? How about getting out your cat’s carrier and seeing him come running? Local pet owners won’t need to imagine it if they visit Dr. Ernst Marsig at the … 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 »