Thinking about adding a new dog to your household can be exciting, but overwhelming too! We’ve put together a series of posts to help you through the process. This first post walks you through some of the factors about yourself and your household that you should ask yourself before you even begin your search.
The FDA has recently released a third report on the emerging epidemic of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), and it’s potential link to a number of “grain-free” dog foods.
Welcome to the long weekend–it’s going to be a scorcher! To help you keep your pets safe and happy on this festive weekend, we’ve got a few tips.
Spring is here, and likely you and your pets are becoming more active outside. It’s a great time to talk about microchipping your pet.
Whether you are staying in the city or heading to the cottage, we hope the sun comes out and you enjoy the extra time off. We’ve compiled a short list of tips that should keep your weekend smooth and your pets happy.
Introducing our newest Fear Free tool for keeping your pet’s fear, anxiety and stress low during procedures–Slow Treaters, or as we call them here, Licky Mats!
A pet is considered to be senior when they are over the age of 7, as this is generally the age when most pets start to slow down a little. It’s also the age when they become much less likely to be adopted from shelters or rescues.
What’s better than curling up on the couch with your friends, family and pets to watch a movie during a chilly March break!? And what’s better than a feel-good funny movie about pets? We might be biased, but we think the envelope goes to any of this list of twenty of our favourite animal-related movies!
Pet Dental Month starts now! Get Complimentary Dental X-Rays with your cleaning or treatment and some other great dental bonuses for you and your pet from now until February 28th.
In Canada’s pet wellness report, Canadian veterinarians identified weight management as the #1 thing owners can do to increase the length of their pet’s life. We want you to be able to pick up on signs that your pet is overweight so that we can tackle it before it gets out of control and starts to have impacts on your dog’s health.
Thinking of giving a puppy or kitten as a holiday present? You might want to think twice!
You may know that once a month we close the doors for three hours on a Wednesday afternoon. You might think it’s unusual for us to spend valuable daylight hours closed to clients, but these hours go to the heart of our practice here at Blue Cross Animal Hospital. Our mission statement starts with these…