You’ve painstakingly researched pet foods, created a comfortable place for your four-legged friend to sleep, and purchased more animal toys than you care to admit. So why would you settle for anything less than the best when it comes to choosing a Vancouver vet hospital? People often assume that the best vet hospital for their
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Does your cat hate getting its nails cut? You're not alone. The internet is full of angry cat claw memes and desperate pleas from owners on how to get "difficult" cats to sit for a nail trim. While booking an appointment at your cat care centre is always an option, sometimes it’s quicker and easier
A lot of unwanted things can clog up your pet’s ears. Dust, pests, dander, allergens, and bacteria naturally find their way into the ears of animals. Dogs and cats are susceptible to having many unwanted substances in their ears because of their ears’ wide-open anatomy of their bodies. The most significant danger these substances can
Nail trimming is an important part of a healthy personal maintenance routine for your pet. Nail trimming can be done by a vet, groomer, or even done at home. Nails trimming can be done more or less than average depending on your pet’s age. Being active helps with keeping nails trim naturally. As pets get
Your cat is family, and just as with any other member of your household, sometimes your cat may develop symptoms that have you wondering if it’s time to seek out medical attention at your nearest animal hospital in Vancouver. Gum discolouration Like humans, healthy gums in cats should be moist and pink. Gum discolouration could
One moment you are cuddling with your pet, and the next, you are trying to use Google to diagnose a strange lump – and growing more concerned with each post. Here’s the good news, most lumps and bumps found in cats are dogs are benign (non-cancerous) and can be treated at your pet wellness center.
Cats have a reputation for being independent and sassy. Cats are a survival species, which means that it is their instinct to hide their symptoms if they are sick or injured. Cats will not show that they are vulnerable, unlike dogs and most other pets. This means that it is very important for you to
Getting your cat to the vet can be a real hassle. Getting it into the carrier is a battle all on its own, more often than not resulting in scratches up and down your arms and a thick layer of animosity between pet and owner as you drive to the office, your beloved pet hissing
As much as we feel like we can communicate with our pets, the truth is, they cannot tell us when they are in pain, feeling sick, or injured. Many pets enjoy going outside, exploring, and spending time with their humans. Sometimes, pets get injured, eat something weird, or roll in something foul. Some of these
Think about how many regular medical appointments the average person attends in a year. There are dental cleanings, eye exams, and checkups with your family doctor, in addition to any condition-specific visits that a person may require. Now think about how regularly your pet visits their animal medical clinic in Vancouver. If your pet is
Our pets rely on us for their health and wellbeing. Taking your pet to a pet care center in Vancouver should be part of your pet care routine. Just like humans, animals can get sick, injured, and old. Senior dogs are just as deserving of love as any other dog, and they can be excellent
As humans age, we make inevitable lifestyle changes to help keep our bodies healthy and strong for as long as possible. That might mean changes to our diets, more regular exercise, or supplements to support our health. Similarly, keeping your aging dog healthy might also require making some important lifestyle adjustments. But don’t worry, most
The warm weather is coming, and with warm weather comes fun walks, runs, and swims for both you and your dogs. However, it is important to take care of your dogs in the heat, and if anything seems to be wrong, taking them to a Vancouver animal wellness hospital for treatment. While locking dogs in
Periodontal diseases do not happen only to humans. Around 80% of dogs by the age of three have some form of periodontal disease. Like any living thing, your dog needs good hygiene and care. Going to a pet care center regularly can help prevent your best friend from falling victim to painful and harmful diseases.
When your dog will become seven years old, then it comes under the senior category. The size of the dog also affects the categorisation. This means that small dogs will get matured slower and becomes senior late as compared to larger dogs. The animal shelters are filled with healthy and active senior dogs that are
Many people believe that for their health and safety they cannot have or be around pets if they are allergic to them. Unless your allergies are life threatening, this definitely is not the case. Allergies to dogs and cats can be severely debilitating but do not have long-term effects on your health. Many people who
Whether you like plants or not, odds are that at one point in your life you will end up with a little green friend in your home. What you may not know is that many of the most common house plants can be very dangerous for your pets to be around and can even be
Can You Commit to a Pet Blog? If you have a pet that’s inspired you to start a blog, it’s probably safe to say you’re a committed person. That said if you don’t have time and energy to throw into your pet blog it won’t gain any traction. If you just like putting your pet
It can be tough to stop your puppy from biting, and they’ll go for anything: hands, feet, legs, clothes, their leash and even your face! So how do we intervene with an untrained pooch? Vets in Vancouver see loads of dogs and we pick up a lot about how they interact. There are some basic
As Vancouver veterinarians, we meet so many dogs. Every dog owner loves to talk up their pet and has wonderful stories to share. We always love hearing them, so decided to do some research and showcase some unbelievable dog stories. Here are 8 of the most heartwarming dog stories to get you through the winter