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Welcome Dr. Stephanie Chen to the animal hospital

Hurontario Veterinary Hospital We welcome Dr. Stephanie Chen DVM. Dr. Chen will be practicing at the animal hospital in 2018. We are very happy she is helping out when others are away. She comes with lots of experience and excellent skills.

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Animal Hospital information on Heartworm, Ticks and Fleas

 Animal Hospital Heartworm and Ticks and Fleas, Oh my! Disease prevention Along with the warmer weather come some of our spring health concerns. Among these are Heartworm disease, Fleas and Lyme disease from Ticks Heartworm is a blood parasite that is transmitted

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Rabies Outbreak – vet clinic

Rabies Outbreak in Ontario – Vaccinate pets at a vet clinic   The importance of having outdoor pets vaccinated by a veterinarian at your local animal hospital was exemplified by the recent rabies outbreak in Hamilton. New cases of rabies

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Vet Clinics – Ticks on the rise in Canada

Vet Clinics – Ticks on the Rise in Canada   Ticks are well known for having a yearly spring peak, when the snow starts to melt and ticks begin seeking hosts. This continues through the summer months as long as

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Animal Hospitals exams: Are annual exams necessary?

Animal Hospitals Exams Although it may seem like our pets only need to go to the vet when they are injured or visibly ill, nothing could be further from the truth. Our cats and dogs age much more rapidly than

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Indoor Cats – Vet Clinics

Indoor Cats are NOT Disease Free:  Why your indoor cat needs a yearly Exam                                                                                                                                            April 2015 By keeping your cat indoors, there are a number of diseases and medical conditions that can be avoided.  However, there are many diseases

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Wellness and Senior Screening – Vet Clinics

                       April 2015                         What is Wellness and Senior Screening?   Did you know that dogs and cats age much faster than humans?  That means that your pet’s annual exam is roughly equivalent to us seeing our own doctor every

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Fleas, Ticks, Heartworm – Animal Hospitals

  Flea, Tick, Heartworm Disease Prevention                           Along with the warmer weather come some of our spring health concerns. Among those are Heartworm disease, flea and tick contact.                                                                                 Please call 905 271-8508 for an appointment and to pick up your

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Canine Intestinal Parasites – Vet Clinics

Intestinal parasites are parasite that can reside and multiply in a dog’s and cat’s intestinal tract.  There are several types of internal parasites (or intestinal worms) that cause problems in dogs.  Here is a brief overview of some of the

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Vet Hospital – How to get your cat to the vet Hospital – Mississauga

Many cats see the cat carrier and travelling as a stressful event. Travelling with your cat in a carrier is definitely the safest option. Some people use the cat carrier on a regular basis, for example taking your cat visiting or

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Animal Hospital – Pet ear cleaning

Animal Hospital – Training Dogs and Cats for Ear Cleaning and Handling            Many dogs and cats get ear infections or need treatment at the Animal Hospital at some point in their life. By just taking a few minutes a day

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Animal Hospital: Nail trim for your Cat and Dog.

Animal Hospital: Training Dogs and Cats for Nail Trims and Handling Feet   Trimming your cat or dog’s can be done outside the animal hospital. Trimming your cat or dog’s nails is something that should be part of regular grooming

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Lyme Disease from ticks in Mississauga

Hurontario Veterinary Hospital         http://www.hurontariovet.ca Vet Hospital information. Is Lyme disease a risk for dogs who live in Mississauga? In short the risk is low for dogs acquiring Lyme disease in Mississauga but there are exceptions and over time (years) this

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