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  • Ticks and Tick Disease Prevention

    May 16 2016

    Ticks and Tick Disease Prevention As the warm weather reaches Markham, everyone becomes more active. We all enjoy a walk through the park with our best friends or enjoy a…

  • Pet Obesity in Markham

    Mar 21 2016

    ┬áPlease share this health related information with friends and family. How can I help my pet lose weight? Weight problems are common in cats and dogs and can be successfully…

  • Keep Pets Safe During Holidays

    Nov 27 2015

    The winter holiday season is a busy and exciting time of the year, in which we celebrate with our friends and families. We should also remind ourselves to not neglect…

  • November is Senior Month

    Oct 31 2015

    Just as we age, your pets will become old as well. Long before you notice, your pets could be already considered senior. The specific ages vary between different species and…

  • Heartworm & Heartworm Prevention Week 3

    Mar 28 2015

    At what age can my puppy or kitten start heartworm preventative medication. The dosage of a heartworm medication is based on body weight, not age. Puppies and kittens grow rapidly…

  • Heartworm & Heartworm Prevention Week 2

    Mar 21 2015

    Do I need a prescription for my pets heartworm preventative medication? Why? Yes. Preventative medication must be used by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian. Preventative medication must…

  • Heartworm and Heartworm Prevention Week 1

    Mar 18 2015

    How do pets get heartworm? Heartworm is only transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito. There’s no way to tell if a mosquito is infected, which is why prevention…

  • February is National Pet Dental Health Month!

    Feb 02 2015

    February is National Pet Dental Health Month! What is involved in a dental cleaning? Unlike humans, dogs and cats would not sit still for a dental cleaning and would need…

  • February is National Pet Dental Health Month!

    Jan 26 2015

    February is National Pet Dental Health Month! Periodontal Disease Periodontal disease is a common problem we see in dogs and cats usually over a year of age. This disease affects…

  • February is National Pet Dental Health Month!

    Jan 19 2015

    February is National Pet Dental Health Month! Why is dental care important? Dental care is an important part of your pet’s overall health. By maintaining your pet’s teeth by brushing,…