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Does my pet need dental care?

Did you know that it is equally as important for your pet to have routine dental care as it is for you? Although it would be ideal, there are not many dogs and cats out there that tolerate having their teeth brushed every day. People brush their own teeth twice a day, sometimes more. Most people have their teeth cleaned […]

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Does my senior pet need to see the vet?

As your pets get older, veterinary care is just as important as when they were young. Regular annual vet check ups, even when your pet seems healthy, are key. Many health problems experienced by older pets are slow to develop and when you see your pet every day you many not notice these changes. Your vet can tell you if […]

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What is poisonous or toxic to my pet?

There are many things that we use in our daily lives that may be dangerous for our dogs and cats. Some items are more well known – such as chocolate – whereas others are not. The most important thing to remember is if you are unsure if something that your pet has gotten into is safe, do not hesitate to contact […]

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Does my pet need health insurance?

Pet insurance is like having health care for your fur babies. Insurance is a way to ensure that, whenever you need to, you can provide the very best care for your pet(s) without the financial concerns. Sudden accidents and the development of unexpected illnesses are common and can be very costly. In many cases, insurance companies can cover most of […]

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How can I prepare for an environmental emergency with my pet?

You never know when an environmental disaster will take place. Flooding and fires are common, especially during the spring. Knowing what to do in an emergency, and being prepared to do it quickly, can make a big difference for your pet (and you!). It is a good idea to make sure your pet has permanent identification, such as a microchip […]

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Do I need to be worried about my pet and ticks?

The weather in Calgary has been beautiful lately! Did you know that ticks start questing for a meal any time the temperature is above 4ºC? If you plan on going for a hike or somewhere ticks are generally found, now is the time to look into prevention for your pet. In the last couple of years, great advances have been […]

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Happy New Years 2015!!!

At this time of year, it is a common theme for people to make a New Years resolution centered around improving personal health. Weight management is generally at the top of the list and should include your beloved pets as well! Check out this post to read more as well as other great New Years resolutions for your pets. In […]

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Does my cat need regular health checks?

Has your cat been to a vet lately? While many cats do not make it to the vet every year for a check up, it is just as important as it is for dogs that this is done. Have a look at this post to learn more about it! Cats are the most popular pet in Canada and yet studies […]

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What do I do if my dog is afraid of thunderstorms?

It’s the time of year when thunderstorms occur, leading to the common problem of our pets and thunderstorm phobia. Have a look at this post to learn more about it! It’s storm season in Alberta. Did you know a fear of thunderstorms is a surprisingly common problem among dogs?The fear may be so strong that some dogs can anticipate when […]

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How do I find my lost pet?

During the summer months is when it is most common that pets escape and get lost. Here is a link from City of Calgary with instructions on what to do if you find a lost animal or lose your own pet.

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