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What is Leptospirosis?

Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that dogs can pick up in the environment. It is also something that can be passed on to humans (zoonotic), which is why it is so important for people to be informed about it.  Leptospirosis can cause serious damage to the kidneys and liver, it can also be fatal. 

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Xylitol Ingestion in Dogs

Xylitol (zi-li-tol):  Is a naturally derived sweetener (sugar alcohol) that is used as a sugar supplement in many diabetic and low glycemic foods.  It has become a popular replacement for sugar found in everything from peanut butter, ketchup, toothpastes, gums, candies and vitamins.  Derived mainly from the Birch tree, it can be found in trace […]

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Therapy Laser and Its Benefits

Here is a video of our therapy laser in action. We are using it on Pepper the cockatiel to help heal a skin lesion that hasn’t responded to other forms of treatment. Pepper has been coming in twice a week for the last couple of weeks. We are gaining progress as you can see from […]

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How Laser Treatment Works

Watch as we do laser treatment on one of our furry clients.

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Spay and Neutering

Understanding the cost of shelter or low-cost spay and neuter clinics, versus your general practitioner. We understand that in today’s economy, everyone wants to save money where they can; and we get it, veterinary bills aren’t cheap! We all shop around, whether it’s for gas, groceries or veterinary services.

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Levels of Dental Disease in Your Pet and How You Can Prevent

Do you know the most common disease in dogs and cats? It is not liver or kidney disease, or even thyroid disease. It is dental disease! Did you know that dental disease affects over 80% of dogs over the age of 3 years, and between 50-90% of cats over 4 years?

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Last updated: September 7, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

Note: Due to the continued health precautions recommended by Health Canada, we have elected to discontinue 'in clinic' pick-ups for items ordered via our Online Store including both medications and food with immediate effect. The delivery option is extremely flexible and they will deliver wherever you choose.

3. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

 

NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

Your dedicated team at College Manor Veterinary Hospital