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Why Does My Cat Need a Yearly Checkup?

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The Low Down on Ticks

How ticks survive Most ticks go through four life stages: egg, six-legged larva, eight-legged nymph, and adult. After hatching from the eggs, ticks must eat blood at every stage to survive. Ticks that require this many hosts can take up to 3 years to complete their full life cycle, and most will die because they […]

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Importance of Flea Treatment

Flea treatment for dogs is important because fleas can cause:   Skin Infections– some dogs develop allergic reactions to the flea saliva resulting in intense itching, redness, loss of hair, in patches, broken skin and secondary skin infections. Anemia- Fleas constantly suck you dog’s blood and can cause severe and sometimes fatal anemia Tapeworm Infections- […]

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DIY Disaster: Ear Cleaner

There are a lot of DIY or homemade products for pets on the internet, and lots are great and very inventive. But when it comes to the health of your pet it is not a light matter to chance on a DIY.   Dogs get ear infections. This is a common thing that in the […]

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3 Steps to Protect Pets Against Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is an infection caused by the corkscrew-shaped bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi. In New Brunswick, these bacteria are spread by the bite of blacklegged ticks (also known as deer ticks). The blacklegged tick can be found sporadically throughout the province, and become active when the outside temperature gets above 4 degrees Celsius. Lyme disease is uncommon […]

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Feline Urinary Obstruction - “THE BLOCKED CAT”

Obstruction or blockage of the urethra (the tube which transports urine from the bladder out of the body) is a condition that male cats, particularly those that are overweight, are predisposed to.

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