The Canine Distemper Vaccine

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You’ve probably heard of canine distemper—it’s one of the more dangerous and contagious viral diseases out there. To correspond with Immunization Awareness Month, your River Oaks veterinarian tells you more below. What is Canine Distemper, Exactly? The canine distemper virus … Read More »

Choosing a Hypoallergenic Exotic Pet

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If you’re prevented from owning a dog or cat because of pet dander allergies, there may be an option you haven’t considered: exotic animals! Here, an Oakville veterinarian tells you about some possible options. Reptiles & Amphibians Reptiles and amphibians … Read More »

Protecting Your Dog When It’s Hot Outside

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The sun’s beating down, the temperatures are soaring—are you sure your dog is safe in the summer heat? Use these tips from an Oakville veterinarian to ensure your dog stays safe and happy during the hotter months. Hydrate Of course, … Read More »

Acupuncture for Dogs

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Acupuncture is widely believed to have various health benefits for humans. What you may not know is that the procedure is becoming more and more accepted as a treatment option for pets! Learn more here as your River Oaks veterinary … Read More »

Advantages of Adopting an Older Pet

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Do you want to include a loving animal companion in your household? There’s a good bet you’re not looking forward to—or can’t handle—a rambunctious new puppy or mischievous kitten. Your best bet may be to adopt an older animal! Learn … Read More »

Springtime Hazards That Pet Owners Should Know About

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Finally, the weather warms, the flowers bloom, and the grass shines through. As peaceful as springtime may appear, don’t forget that it presents a host of hazards to our four-legged companions. Keep your pets safe by avoiding these springtime hazards: … Read More »