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 »

How to Care for Your Bird’s Beak at Home

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In case you haven’t noticed, your bird uses her beak for quite a lot—moving, climbing, eating, grabbing, communicating, and much more! Keep this crucial part of your bird healthy at home with these tips from a River Oaks veterinarian. Diet … Read More »

How to Choose a Healthy Reptilian Pet

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Reptiles can make wonderful pets for the right family, but you’ll want to pick a healthy one when choosing what pet to bring home. Here, an Oakville veterinarian tells you what to look for. Body Examine the overall condition of … Read More »

Easy Ways to Give Your Dog a Pill

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If your dog is one that will eat just about anything tossed his way, including his own medicine, you’re one of the lucky ones. For those that aren’t so fortunate, try these tricks from an Oakville veterinarian to get your … Read More »

Giving Your Kitten Her First Bath

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It’s a good idea to get your kitten accustomed to bathing early on in life, so she’s very comfortable with it later. Use these steps from a River Oaks veterinarian to successfully give your kitten her first bath. Get Her … Read More »

Five Misconceptions About Animal Shelters

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Although animal shelters do a great service to our communities, they are often misunderstood. Here, an Oakville veterinarian clears up five of the most common misconceptions regarding animal shelters and the pets that are housed in them. Shelters and Their … Read More »