4 Fun Ways to Have a Cool Pet in the Summer Heat

4 Fun Ways to Have a Cool Pet in the Summer Heat

4 Fun Ways to Have a Cool Pet in the Summer Heat Summertime is full of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, although high temperatures and humidity can make it uncomfortable for your pet. Help your furry pal beat the heat with the following tips. #1: Fill up a wading...

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The Dangers of Sunlight: Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Cats

The Dangers of Sunlight: Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Cats

The Dangers of Sunlight: Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Cats Picture this: Your white cat is snoozing away on their favourite windowsill, soaking up the warmth from the late afternoon sun. Such an idyllic scene warms your heart, but too much sun exposure can be dangerous...

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How to Get Your New Cat to Not Feel Stressed at Home

How to Get Your New Cat to Not Feel Stressed at Home

How to Get Your New Cat to Not Feel Stressed at Home June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, although welcoming a new cat into your home and family is an excellent idea any time of year. However, naturally, your new feline friend may be unsure and anxious in their new...

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Spring Skin Allergies in Pets

Spring Skin Allergies in Pets

Spring Skin Allergies in Pets As spring brings warmer weather and new growth, it also brings something more threatening—pollen. This yellow substance triggers irritating allergies in people and pets alike and can cause a wide variety of signs in suffering pets. Read...

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How to Help Your Cat Safely Enjoy the Spring and Summer

How to Help Your Cat Safely Enjoy the Spring and Summer

How to Help Your Cat Safely Enjoy the Spring and Summer As the spring weather warms and summer approaches, you may be looking to enjoy the warmer weather with your pet. Try the following five ways to spice up your cat’s spring and summer. #1: Build your cat a catio...

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Learn About Hairball Prevention for Your Cat

Learn About Hairball Prevention for Your Cat

Learn About Hairball Prevention for Your Cat As a cat owner, a few hairballs every now and then from your cat likely won't draw any special attention. But do you know why cats produce hairballs? Let’s take a closer look at why hairballs occur and what you need to do...

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How to Protect Your Dog from Lyme Disease

How to Protect Your Dog from Lyme Disease

How to Protect Your Dog from Lyme Disease Black-legged, or deer, ticks are the species responsible for transmitting Lyme disease to dogs and people. Lyme disease can infect dogs in any region. Our team at Dufferin Veterinary Hospital would like you to learn how...

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3 Ways to Respect Your Cat

3 Ways to Respect Your Cat

3 Ways to Respect Your Cat All cats are unique and display various behaviours. It's important as cat owners to respect our feline companions and cater to their needs. Here are three ways you can respect your cat and their unique natures. #1: Give your cat...

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Danger Alert! Common Pet Toxins

Danger Alert! Common Pet Toxins

Danger Alert! Common Pet Toxins  Household toxins are a common source of pet poisoning, particularly in the kitchen or bathroom. However, potential hazards can lurk everywhere, including in your garage, garden, and cupboards. Brush up on your toxin knowledge to keep...

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