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    Feline Environment Enrichment

    Harmonious Homes with Cats The practice of keeping cats strictly indoors has allowed our kitties to live substantially longer and healthier lives owing to elimination of car traumas, toxins, the neighbourhood bully cat, angry neighbors and their dogs,  and wildlife (coyotes) and a reduction in the spread of infectious diseases including feline leukemia virus, feline immunodeficiency virus, rabies and internal…

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    RVT Month

    So much effort and expertise underlies an animals hospitalization at a veterinary clinic. One of the most important members of the veterinary team, and perhaps one of the unintentionally best kept secrets of veterinary medicine is how knowledgeable and valuable our veterinary nurses or technologists are. They have a formal and legal credential adoption of Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVT), which…

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    Finicky Felines and Urinary Habits

    Finicky Felines and Urinary Habits Many people have described their cat as spiteful or vindictive when they come back from holidays or a hard day at work and find that Felix has not been using the litter box for elimination, but have picked the laundry basket or someone’s bed as their “toilet” of choice.  Have you ever entered a room…

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    Recent Outbreaks in Calgary- Information you should know!

    Canine Distemper is a contagious, very serious disease caused by a virus that attacks the respiratory, gastrointestinal and nervous systems of unvaccinated puppies and non-immunized older dogs.  It can also be seen in wildlife such as foxes, wolves, coyotes, raccoons, skunks, mink and ferrets and has been reported in lions, tigers, leopards and other wild cats as well as seals.…

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    Rabies

    Rabies is a fatal disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system. It can infect all warm-blooded animals, including humans. In Alberta, the only current known reservoir in wild animals is bats, and 3 bats have tested positive within the city of Calgary last year (2015).   However other reservoirs have been recognized in the past include skunks, coyotes,…

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    Dog's health

    Raw Food Diets

    Good veterinarians make medical decisions based on scientific facts which are attained by research. This is validated by publication in expert reviewed scientific literature. When we base decisions on these facts we are best able to produce a benefit versus risk ratio for a certain practice. When we apply this to deciding whether or not to feed a raw food…