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  • May 30 2020

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    JUNE 1st – COVID PHASE ONE OPENING UPDATE/POLICIES

    UPDATE ON CLINIC HOURS AND PROCEDURES (further updates to hours pending)   EFFECTIVE JUNE 1ST MONDAY – THURSDAY 10 AM – 5 PM (DVM appointments limited to sick/urgent) FRIDAY 1…

  • Apr 19 2020

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    FAQ COVID, Your Pets and You

    We are living in  a very fluid world at this moment.  So much is changing so fast that it is hard to keep up at times.   I wanted to share…

  • Mar 22 2020

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    FAQ about Healthcare for my pet during COVID-19 and NS State of Emergency

    Will my veterinarian be open during the current State of Emergency in Nova Scotia Most veterinary clinics will remain open but with more limited hours and restricted access (My interpretation…

  • Nov 18 2019

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    Diabetes – an important update for owners! Continuous Glucose Monitoring Device

    Your cat has Diabetes – that is something no owner wants to hear their veterinarian say.  The prospect of trying to manage this disease is enough to make many owners…

  • Mar 25 2018

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    Easter Lilies (and other lilies) are Toxic to Cats!

    The Holidays are upon us again and many people partake in the tradition of giving an Easter Lily plant.   If there is a cat in the house, please do not…

  • Jan 26 2018

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    Sweet Relief – Is Your Cat in Pain?

    Most of you will have heard the saying “cats are masters of disguise” – it is true.  As a species they are not just hunters but also hunted – that…

  • Jan 11 2018

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    Cat Handling 101

    There are some very important tips when it comes to approaching and handling cats, especially one that is new to you, who is unfamiliar with you.  Visit: https://catfriendly.com/be-a-cat-friendly-caregiver/best-ways-handle-pet-cats/ Several observations for…

  • Nov 12 2017

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    SEPARATION ANXIETY

    Separation anxiety is a commonly recognized problem in dogs, but far less so in our feline companions.  Working in a cat-only practice I have come across a number of patients…

  • Oct 29 2017

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    Cerebellar Hypoplasia (CH) – Cats who “Walk The Walk”

    CH is a non-painful, developmental condition that affects cats to varying degrees.  I am featuring 2 such cats here.  Brad, an adorable kitten who is severely affected with CH.  He…

  • Aug 08 2017

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    Cats – Masters of Sleep Disruption!

    Hey Doc, Why does my cat wake me up at 3 or 4 AM? This is a very common question from cat owners.  The answer is really quite simple –…