Safe, DIY Holiday Pet Toys

Safe, DIY Holiday Pet Toys

4 DIY Holiday Toys for Your Pet Calling all DIY-ers! It's the season of gift-giving, so consider making something for your beloved furry friend! Pets are wonderful gift recipients. They appreciate anything you give them, regardless of how much time or money you spend....

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3 Indoor Enrichment Activities for Pets

3 Indoor Enrichment Activities for Pets

3 Invigorating Indoor Activities for Pets When bad weather strikes and your pet is going stir-crazy from being cooped up indoors, turn to indoor enrichment activities. These games will exercise not only your furry pal’s body but also their mind, allowing them to burn...

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Cancer in Pets: Myths and Facts

Cancer in Pets: Myths and Facts

5 Myths about Cancer in Pets Did you know that November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month? In honor of National Pet Cancer Awareness Month, our team at Dufferin Veterinary Hospital wants to reveal the truth behind common myths about cancer in pets. Learn what...

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Protecting Your Pet from a Spooky Mishap

Protecting Your Pet from a Spooky Mishap

Halloween is a holiday filled with treats, but keeping your pet safe doesn’t have to be very tricky. As long as you keep your pet away from the candy bowl and save it for trick-or-treaters, you can both have a fun, safe October 31. When celebrating the spookiest...

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Training Your Dog to Walk Calmly on a Leash

Training Your Dog to Walk Calmly on a Leash

It's time for a walk! When heading out the door, do you picture a leisurely stroll with your pooch at your side? Or does your dog have other ideas, such as tugging you down the steps and hurtling across the street? If it's a struggle to get your dog to walk calmly at...

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Making a Disaster Plan for Your Pet

Making a Disaster Plan for Your Pet

Do you know what would happen to your pet in an emergency? If you don't know, it is important to take these steps to ensure their safety if the unthinkable becomes a reality. #1: Ensure your pet is always wearing current identification In an emergency, your pet may be...

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A Calm Visit to the Vet Is Not Out of Reach

A Calm Visit to the Vet Is Not Out of Reach

Consistent visits to the vet are essential for your pet's health and wellbeing. However, many pet owners are often hesitant to make appointments due to their pet's associated fear and anxiety.  Don't let anxiety keep your pet away from the vet. Here are five steps to...

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Should My Pet Get Vaccinated? Here Are Some Tips

Should My Pet Get Vaccinated? Here Are Some Tips

When was the last time that your pet got vaccinated? Many people think that your pet does not need to be up to date on their vaccines because they rarely leave the yard. However, it is important to be fully educated on the importance of vaccines because they could be...

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Reasons Your Cat Is Avoiding Their Litter Box

Reasons Your Cat Is Avoiding Their Litter Box

One of the most frustrating things for a cat owner is finding cat urine outside of the litter box. With its potent smell and often inconvenient placement, you might wonder if your cat is out to get you.  Believe it or not, your cat's actions are not spiteful! On the...

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