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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Cognitive Dysfunction and Senior Pets

Cognitive Dysfunction and Senior Pets

With early intervention, it is possible to help keep pets' minds sharp through their senior years. Some furry friends will experience mental decline in the form of cognitive dysfunction. Here are the signs: Activity — One change in pets that is commonly confused as an...

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How to Help Treat Your Pet’s Bee Sting

How to Help Treat Your Pet’s Bee Sting

Accidents happen, especially with curious and carefree pets. If your furry friend encounters a bee, wasp, or hornet and gets stung, here's what you should know. If your pet has been stung in the mouth or throat, been stung multiple times, or is having an allergic...

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Prevent Social Anxiety in Your Puppy With Routine at Home

Prevent Social Anxiety in Your Puppy With Routine at Home

Do you have a new puppy? Although you may be home more often these days due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it's important to prevent separation anxiety later when life transitions back to normal. Prevent your new puppy from developing this common issue by implementing a...

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Keep Your Pet Safe From These Garden Toxins

Keep Your Pet Safe From These Garden Toxins

Do you like to garden? Are you trying out gardening for the first time? Whether you're a seasoned green thumb or new to the activity, tending to plants is a great way to relax. Just make sure your peaceful time in the yard doesn't turn into a scary emergency by...

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COVID-19: 3 Facts for Pet Owners

COVID-19: 3 Facts for Pet Owners

The COVID-19 crisis has affected nearly every single aspect of our lives. As a pet owner, you may be wondering how you can stay safe and make sure your pet is cared for. Here are three facts we want to share with you during this unprecedented time. #1: Rely on...

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Surviving Muddy Spring Walks With Your Dog

Surviving Muddy Spring Walks With Your Dog

Warmer temperatures and sunny skies are slowly making their return around here in Orangeville, but the transition into spring can get messy. Showers make yards and parks muddy, meaning that walks with the dog can be a grimy endeavour. Follow these tips to help keep...

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Helpful Tips for Socializing Your Puppy

Helpful Tips for Socializing Your Puppy

Socialization is more than just showing your puppy how to be around other people and animals. It's something that will benefit your furry friend for a lifetime. What exactly is it, and how can you socialize your pup? Without positively exposing your puppy to new...

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What You Should Know About Feline Idiopathic Cystitis

What You Should Know About Feline Idiopathic Cystitis

What could be causing your feline friend to miss the litter box? A common cause of inappropriate urination is feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC). Here are the signs, diagnosis, and treatment. Feline idiopathic cystitis signs FIC can develop without any obvious...

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