Ask Yourself These Questions Before Fostering a Pet

Ask Yourself These Questions Before Fostering a Pet

Fostering a pet in need of a forever family is a helpful and creative way of doing some good in your community! Ask yourself these important questions first if you're thinking of being a pet foster parent. What health considerations can I accommodate in a foster...

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Updated Letter to Our Clients

Updated Letter to Our Clients

To Our Wonderful Clients — I truly hope you and your loved ones are doing as well as can be expected during these challenging times. In recent weeks, I have communicated with many of you by phone and video, but it is not the same as being able to see you and your pets...

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Updated Letter to Clients

Updated Letter to Clients

To Our Wonderful Clients — As you may know, on Friday, the Provincial Government reduced the list of essential workplaces that can be open. For your information, the new and reduced list is available at the link below....

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5 Easter Dangers for Your Pet

5 Easter Dangers for Your Pet

Many of you may be making the most of the Easter holiday and safely celebrating at home. Make sure your holiday doesn't include a pet emergency by protecting your pet from these hazards. Easter lilies — These gorgeous flowers may look beautiful in the center of your...

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What Pet Owners Should Know About COVID-19

What Pet Owners Should Know About COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has seemingly forced the world to stop in its tracks. For pet owners, there may be lots of worry and concern over what this means for you and veterinary care. Here are three things you need to know.  #1: Rely on reputable sources for current...

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

To Our Wonderful Clients — These are challenging times. First — we hope that everyone remains well. Second — we are writing with some requests to assist us in continuing to provide essential medical care to your animals while balancing the need for self-distancing. We...

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A Letter About Coronavirus

A Letter About Coronavirus

Dear Clients — I am writing to provide you with some thoughts about the coronavirus and our initiatives at Beaches Animal Hospital to help you through this concerning time. Although there has been one “weak positive” case of coronavirus in a dog in China, it is not...

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Tips for Keeping Pests Off Your Pet

Tips for Keeping Pests Off Your Pet

Spring is approaching, and it's a good idea to consider parasite prevention no matter what season. Warmer temperatures will mean that external parasites will surge. Blood-suckers such as fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes can transmit potentially life-threatening diseases....

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Why Your Puppy Needs to be Socialized

Why Your Puppy Needs to be Socialized

How exciting that you've welcomed a new puppy! One of the most vital things you can do for her is to socialize her. Proper socialization will serve your canine friend well beyond puppyhood.  Without positively exposing your puppy to new sights, sounds, people, pets,...

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