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    Tofino and Ucluelet Vaccine and Appointment Clinic Dates

    Jul 05 2017

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    Vaccine and Appointment Clinic for Cats and Dogs   NEXT DATES ARE WEDNESDAY July 12th, 2017  August 9th, 2017 September 6th, 2017 October 11th, 2017 November 8th, 2017 December 13th, 2017…

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    Non Anesthetic Dentistry Words Of Caution

    May 11 2017

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    Brook A. Niemiec, DVM, DAVDC, FAVD Proponents of nonanesthetic dentistry (NAD), also called anesthesia-free dentistry, exploit unfounded fears regarding general anesthesia, promoting NAD as an economic alternative to traditional procedures.…

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    Raw Diets – Beware!

    Apr 28 2017

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    Advising Clients Who Feed Raw Diets to Pets Rebecca L. Remillard, PhD, DVM, Diplomate ACVN Food safety and nutritional integrity of raw meat or eggs are two important health issues that…

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    Sterilized Dogs Live Longer

    Feb 03 2017

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    Dogs that were spayed or neutered lived an average of 9.4 years versus the 7.9 years of intact pets based on a study of 40,139 deaths. The lifespan of these…

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    Salmonella Outbreak in People from RAW PET FOOD

    Apr 26 2016

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    HEALTH ALERT – Salmonella Outbreak in B.C. ​The BC Centre for Disease Control is collaborating with BC health authorities, the Public Health Agency of Canada, and Health Canada to investigate…

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    Early Age Spay And Neuters

    Oct 15 2015

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    Phil Bushby, DVM, MS, DACVS Mississippi State University For decades, veterinarians have been taught to wait until a dog or cat is 6 months of age before performing ovariohysterectomy or castration.…

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    Parvo Outbreak

    Jun 20 2015

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    There is currently a parvo-virus outbreak in dogs in Victoria. Parvo is a very contagious disease which dogs can contract by sniffing an area where another dog has shed the virus…

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    Unconventional Diets

    Apr 16 2015

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    Marjorie L. Chandler, DVM, MS, MANZCVSc, DACVN, DACVIM, DECVIM-CA, MRCVS, University of Edinburgh You have asked…How should I advise clients who inquire about trendy and raw diets? The expert says……

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    Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital

    May 21 2014

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    Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital opened on June 30, 2011 and have been working hard since to provide emergency services throughout the day and night for pets in need. When…

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    Suicide

    Mar 23 2014

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    By Dr. Karen Karsten, B.Comm, BSc, DVM. Now there’s a word that tends to grab everyone’s attention and absolutely should. I imagine you are wondering why I have put such…