With the warmer weather approaching in the city come TICKS! Ticks are active at any point when the temperature is above 4 degrees Celcius. This year is predicted to be especially bad for ticks since there were multiple warm days this winter when ticks could be active. Ticks “quest” on the edge of grasses/leaves with
Ever wonder what your vet is actually recommending when they suggest your pet needs a “dental?” It is a little more involved that when you go to see your dentist, due to the need for general anesthesia. Find out what happens at The Animal Clinic when Patrick undergoes a Comprehensive Oral Health Exam and Cleaning.
February is Nation Pet Dental Health Month. It’stime to start thinking about your pet’s oral health. Call us to book a FREE dental health exam with one of your Registered Veterinary Technicians. Book a dentistry in February and receive 50% OFF dental x-rays! You also receive a COMPLIMENTARY GIFT when you bring your pet in
Are My Cat’s Teeth Disappearing? Tooth resorption (also referred to as “FORLs”- feline odontoclastic resorptive lesions) is a mysterious, yet common disease seen in cats (and less commonly, in dogs). The process of resorption is similar to what occurs with baby teeth- specific cells eat away at the root of the tooth to allow it
Obesity in dogs and cats What is obesity? Obesity is defined as an excess of fat tissue in the body and is the number 1 nutritional disorder in animals. One of the most common ways to assess obesity in animals is by using a body condition score (BCS). Animals who carry excess fat tissue in