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Pet Parasites Can Affect Your Health Too!

PARASITES! Those creepy-crawlies that can affect your pet’s health can also affect yours. “Zoonotic parasites” are those that are potentially transmissible to humans. Below are some simple tips that can help keep the entire family healthy!

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Lungworm Facts

Lungworm infection has become an increasing concern for dogs in Ontario as a cause for chronic respiratory disease with signs such as coughing, gagging, lethargy, exercise intolerance and difficulty breathing. Initially primarily a problem in Atlantic Canada where an estimated 21% of dogs presenting with signs of chronic respiratory disease are infected with Fox Lungworm, […]

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Protect The Ones You Love From Intestinal Parasites

As pet owners I’m sure most of you have heard of, or had firsthand experience, with some type of intestinal parasites.  Whether it be a new kitten or puppy you’ve previously adopted or your dog has picked up roundworms from the infected stool of another dog at the dog park, worms are a fact of […]

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10 Things to Know About Ticks and Your Dog

1:  Ticks are 8 legged parasites that belong to the spider family arachnids.  They live off of the blood of other animals. 2:  Ticks go through several stages in their life cycle – larva, nymph, and adult.  Each stage has a host animal that they feed off of.  Species such as the Deer Tick can […]

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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