Archives: Pet Care

Are Cannabis Products Safe for Pets?

As of today, Cannabis is legal in Canada. Countless people use cannabis to cope with illnesses and control pain, and some of them want to spread the “benefits” of cannabis use to their pets (whether they talk to a veterinary staff beforehand or not). But is this really a good idea? There are important questions to be asked: Is Cannabis … Read More »

Heartworm disease in Markham – Lola’s Story

Find out this month, how Lola did with the treatment of heartworms clogging up her heart. Lola was rescued apparently because she was ill with heartworm disease and her previous owner did not (could not?) treat her.  She carried several worms in her heart and had developed stage 2 of the disease. The Golden Retriever Rescue had placed her into … Read More »

Lola had Heartworm Disease… here in Unionville!

Heartworm is a serious disease that infects the heart of dogs. It is transmitted by mosquitoes! We and many of our dog owners have done a great job fighting this infection over the past 30 years. But every now and then, a dog comes in that carries the parasite. This should not happen! This year, Golden Retriever Rescue brought us … Read More »

Painful Tooth Resorption – Your Pet May Have It Now.

Pet Tooth Resorption While pet tooth resorption is typically thought of as a feline condition, we are seeing more and more of this in our canine patients as well. This problem is very common in cats, with studies suggesting that up to 60% of cats over 6 years of age are affected. Feline tooth resorption is second only to periodontal … Read More »

Using Apps To Keep Your Pet Busy And Lose Weight!

Finally computers are ready to entertain your pet. Apps are part of our lives – so much so, it would be hard to picture the world without them. Even your local veterinary clinic may use apps to keep things running smoothly. There are now plenty of apps for your pets: Yes, you read that right. Apps (and videos) for our … Read More »

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