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    Vaccines- are they safe?

    Nov 21 2019

    There has been so much bad press about vaccines in the media that it is time to stand up and talk about the truth of vaccination in our pets- IT SAVES LIVES. …

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    Thanksgiving Safety

    Nov 21 2019

    With Thanksgiving kicking off the holiday season, plans for get-togethers, cocktail parties, and dinners with family, neighbors, and friends are in the works! While all of these are great fun and a…

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    November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month

    Nov 14 2019

    Studies have shown that pets are living longer these days, due to improved preventive care and nutrition, and advances in veterinary medicine. As our pets age, they experience many of the same health…

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    Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

    Nov 07 2019

    This week marks Animal Shelter Week – a time to recognize the care that shelters and rescues provide to abandoned and stray animals, and recognize the dedicated people who support these…

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    Nov 01 2019

    The Alberni Veterinary Clinic is proud to support our legion by providing poppies at our clinic. Don't forget to pause and remember the brave people and animals who fought for our freedom and peace. …

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    Evidence Based Medicine

    Oct 31 2019

    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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    Pet Diabetes Awareness Month

    Oct 31 2019

    November is Pet Diabetes Awareness Month. With the number of overweight and obese pets on the rise, so too is the incidence of diabetes. Recent studies have shown that the number of diabetes diagnoses…