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    Canadian Veterinary Care

    Oct 05 2013

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    Canada’s Veterinarians Provide Healthcare Options for Pet Owners October 5, 2013 A recent CBC Marketplace report claimed that veterinary costs in Canada increased by 90 per cent between 1997 and 2009. According…

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    Feline Vaccine Protocols

    Sep 26 2013

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    Carrie R. White, DVM, DACVIM, VCA Family Animal Hospital, Pearl City,Hawaii Gary D. Norsworthy, DVM, DABVP (Feline), Alamo Feline Health Center, San Antonio, Texas Andrew Sparkes, BVetMed, PhD, DECVIM, MRCVS,…

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    Cats Need Carbohydrates Too

    Jul 04 2013

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    There is a myth that cats are obligate carnivores- in other words they can only eat protein. This is not true of our domestic felines. According to Dr. Verbrugghe cats…

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    FIV Positive Cat In Port Alberni

    Apr 19 2013

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    Feline Immunodeficiency Virus There has been a recent FIV positive cat from Port Alberni. If your cat is outdoors and is not vaccinated you should have your cat tested for…

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    Parvo Virus Positive Dog From The Coast

    Feb 24 2013

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    PARVO POSITIVE DOG WAS JUST DIAGNOSED FROM THE COAST If your dog has not been vaccinated in the last year you should get them up to date. Parve is highly…

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    Kissing Your Dog

    Feb 06 2013

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    By Nicole Pajer We all do it — come home and find our dogs at the door, tails wagging, and looking longingly at us. We swoop down, give them a…

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    Chicken Jerky Dog Treat Recalls

    Jan 09 2013

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    Two retailers of chicken jerky dog treats in the States have voluntarily recalled several brands. This is after New York state agriculture officials said they may be contaminated with unapproved…

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    Positive Rabid Bat Found In Nanaimo

    Dec 19 2012

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    POSITIVE RABID BAT FOUND IN NANAIMO BC SPCA Nanaimo Branch We wanted to make everyone aware that a bat has recently tested positive for Rabies close to Wellington School in…

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    Parvo Viral Infection In Port Alberni

    Mar 28 2010

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    Just a reminder for everyone to make sure that their dog is up to date on their vaccines as we have seen positive parvo viral infections of dogs here in…