It’s a Dog’s Life for Oromocto SoldiersWhen Fido needs a PedicureHeartworm in Dogs and CatsMoving and PetsKeeping Your Pets Safe this Festive Season

It’s a Dog’s Life for Oromocto Soldiers

Soldiers from 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown helped out their local furry friends earlier this month. Generally soldiers build bridges, tunnels and shelters, they do not make dog houses. But the Oromocto SPCA was in need of several dog houses so they approached the soldiers to see if they could lend a hand. “The timing was...
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When Fido needs a Pedicure

In our March Madness 2015 issue, we featured an article on the importance of clipping the family dog’s nails. In the article, Dr. Leslie Woodcock explained, “Nature designed dog's feet to make contact with the ground on the pads. When the toenails are long, it effects proper contact and posture and sends inaccurate information through the...
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Heartworm in Dogs and Cats

What Every Pet Owner Should Know By Heidi Wagg Heartworm is a potentially deadly—yet highly preventable—disease that most commonly attacks dogs, but occasionally strikes cats as well. The pesky mosquito is responsible for spreading the illness by depositing microscopic heartworm larvae into the bloodstream of animals when it strikes. Once inside, a slow journey begins to the victim’s...
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Moving and Pets

Dr. MICHELLE SCANTLAND When you are ready to move in, pick one room and set up the same pet things that you had in the room before the move. Familiar smells will go a long way to helping your pet feel at home. It will also keep them out of the way while your furniture and...
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Keeping Your Pets Safe this Festive Season

Dr. Michelle Scantland The holiday season is here. It’s a time to celebrate with friends and family and in some cases with our pets! If you plan to be away for the holidays make sure you plan for proper care of your pets. Visiting a boarding kennel and booking ahead is important as this is one...
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