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    Rabbit Rescues: A Guide to Proper Rabbit Care

    Jul 11 2024

    The official "Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month" is past, but any time is a perfect time to consider bringing a furry, long-eared friend into your home. Rabbits make wonderful pets, but they require…

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    Alberni Veterinary Clinic is Proud to Support Local Charities

    Jul 05 2024

    Did you know that the clinic supports many local charities from the Lion's Club, the Toy Run, North Island Wildlife Recovery Center, and the EFTRA, and the local Kennel Club? We also volunteer…

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    Evidence Based Medicine

    Jul 05 2024

    At the Alberni Veterinary Clinic, we practice evidence based medicine because, unlike in humans, the placebo effect does not work in our pets and denying vital medication or surgery results in undue…

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    Keep Cats Indoors—Wildlife Will Thank You

    Jul 05 2024

    It is widely accepted that indoor cats tend to live longer and healthier lives than cats allowed to roam outside. An indoor cat will likely never get hit by a car or attacked by a marauding domestic…

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    Unconventional Diets

    Jul 05 2024

    Marjorie L. Chandler, DVM, MS, MANZCVSc, DACVN, DACVIM, DECVIM-CA, MRCVS, University of Edinburgh …

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    Fourth of July Fun: Celebrating the United States’ National Parks

    Jul 04 2024

    National parks are as diverse and unique as the dog breeds we love. From majestic mountains to serene beaches, each park has its own distinct character and charm. In honor of the Fourth of July, a day…

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    School’s out for summer – or is it? Tips for training your pet

    Jun 27 2024

    The summer holiday season gives pet owners some extra training time for their pet, so let’s explore how to achieve the best results for everyone. Whether it is with a trainer or on your own,…

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    Heat Stroke in Pets

    Jun 20 2024

    As the summer heat intensifies, it's important to remember that our furry friends are also susceptible to the dangers of high temperatures. One of the most serious risks pets face during hot weather…