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Grooming Tips for Your Pet This Summer

Grooming Tips for Your Pet This Summer

When summer comes around, do you shave off all your hair for a comfortable and cool haircut? While that may help you take on the heat, chopping off all of your pet's hair off could actually do more harm than good. Learn how to keep your four-legged pal cool this...

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Lost Pet? 3 Top Ways for a Happy Reunion

Lost Pet? 3 Top Ways for a Happy Reunion

The month of July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month. This month we recognize all of the pets who run away from their homes and go missing. If your pet happens to get lost, here are the three top ways to help find them and ensure a joyous reunion between you and...

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Is Fostering a Pet Right for You?

Is Fostering a Pet Right for You?

June is National Foster a Pet Month, so you may be extra-motivated to add a new furry companion to your household. But, do you know if fostering a pet is right for you and your family? Ask yourself the following questions before applying to be a pet foster parent....

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4 Tips to Enjoy Camping with Your Pet

4 Tips to Enjoy Camping with Your Pet

Before packing up your tent and getting back to nature with your four-legged friend, check out the following tips to ensure your camping adventure goes smoothly.    #1: Take your pet on a camping trial run Have a trial run in your backyard to see how your pet...

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5 Signs of Seasonal Allergies In Pets

5 Signs of Seasonal Allergies In Pets

Pollen season is all around us, and while springtime allergens are making you sneeze and rub your watery, itchy eyes, they are wreaking havoc on your pet’s skin. Seasonal allergies appear differently in pets than people, so you should learn these five key signs that...

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Does Your Dog Have Anxiety? 

Does Your Dog Have Anxiety? 

You can likely tell when your pooch is happy, but what about when they’re anxious? In recognition of Dog Anxiety Awareness Week—May 2 to 8—our team wants to help you learn how to spot potential anxiety signs in your dog so you can help them get the support they need....

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3 Steps to Teach Your Dog Not to Jump

3 Steps to Teach Your Dog Not to Jump

Although it’s lovely to be greeted by an exuberant pup when you come home after a long day at work, a 100-pound Labrador leaping up for licks can be a bit much. Many dogs jump on people when they’re excited, and it’s often inadvertently reinforced. Teach your dog not...

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What Happens During My Pet’s Spay?

What Happens During My Pet’s Spay?

Although you know you should spay your female pet to prevent a host of medical and behavior issues, as well as unwanted puppies, you may not know what exactly happens during a spay surgery. Since World Spay Day—February 23—is approaching, let’s explain the procedure,...

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The Benefits of Ongoing Training for Your Pet

The Benefits of Ongoing Training for Your Pet

Learning new skills can help your pet remain mentally stimulated, alleviate problem behaviours, and banish boredom. The team at Dufferin Veterinary Hospital wants to share these three ideas for fun activities. #1: Enroll your dog in a sporting class Enrolling your pet...

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Memorializing Your Pet

Memorializing Your Pet

At Dufferin Veterinary Hospital, we understand the strong bond between people and their pets and how the love for pets endures even long after they're gone. August 28 is Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day, and we want to share a few ways of honouring and memorializing...

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