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Pets, Fireworks, and Anxiety
Pets, Fireworks, and Anxiety

Pets, Fireworks, and Anxiety

As the excitement of Canada Day approaches, it is important to keep in mind how the noise of fireworks and celebrations might affect our furry friends.

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Environmental Allergies in Dogs
Does Your Dog have Environmental Allergies?

Environmental Allergies in Dogs

The snow is beginning to melt, and spring is in the air! Just like humans, dogs can experience seasonal allergies to certain factors in the environment.

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It’s Not Just “Dog Breath”
It’s Not Just “Dog Breath”

It’s Not Just “Dog Breath”

In our pets plaque is the film that sticks to teeth, and if not removed, hardens into tartar. Over time it'll cause decay of the tooth, damage the gums, bone loss and pain.

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Become a Veterinarian in Six Easy Steps
How to Become a Veterinarian in Six Easy Steps

Become a Veterinarian in Six Easy Steps

To advise a child aspiring to be a vet, focus on lesser-known aspects, beyond basic info. This approach addresses unique challenges and insights in the vet field.

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The Details are in the Eyebrows
The Details are in the Eyebrows

The Details are in the Eyebrows

Some of the best conversations I have in a day are with my pets. I know this sounds funny and I realize that, for the most part, I’m probably just talking to myself.

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The why’s of pet insurance
The why’s and wherefore’s of pet insurance

The why’s of pet insurance

Most people have the everyday pet health costs taken care of, but very very few understand the true financial implication of the emergencies.

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Living Paw to Mouth
Living Paw to Mouth

Living Paw to Mouth

Where best to put your money when it comes to your pet.The best bang for your buck is undoubtedly preventative medicine. Nothing beats your annual check up.

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How to Become a Veterinarian
How to Become a Veterinarian – University and Beyond

How to Become a Veterinarian

Ok, University. There are 5 vet schools in Canada. Atlantic College in PEI, University of Montreal at St-Hyacinthe, Ontario College in Guelph, Western College & Calgary U.

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Can dogs and cats get the flu?
Snotts and Sniffles: Can dogs and cats get the flu?

Can dogs and cats get the flu?

It’s flu season for everyone and thanks to public health campaigns I trust everyone knows that the “flu”, as we commonly referred to it, is a cold based on a virus.

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To Pee or Not To Pee
To Pee or Not To Pee

To Pee or Not To Pee

Well, the real “New Year” has begun and it’s time to talk about resolutions. A very common resolution for our pets may just be “this year I will not pee in the house!”

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The Deal with Vaccinations
The Deal with Vaccinations

The Deal with Vaccinations

Before, veterinary medicine, was pretty simple; you saw the vet once a year for “the shot” and that was that. Recent changes are making pet owner and vets nervous.

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For Auld Lang Syne/In Memory
For Auld Lang Syne/In Memory

For Auld Lang Syne/In Memory

In recent weeks, my challenging job has revealed many beautiful moments, highlighting how its difficulties can also be breathtaking.

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