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My Vet’s Spring Survival Guide

My Vet’s Spring Survival Guide

IT’S SPRING!!! The weather’s warming up, the flowers are blooming, it’s a wonderful day for running around the park...and Chu’s scratching. 1) Fleas and ticks are evil I love the warm weather! And so do fleas and ticks. You may think they’re innocuous but...trust me,...

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Anal Glands In Dogs

Anal Glands In Dogs

What are anal glands? Anal glands are small paired sacs that sit on the left and right of your dog/cat’s anus. The cells lining these glands produce an oily secretion with a distinct fishy, metallic smell. You can think of this smell as your pet’s signature smell....

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What’s wrong with my dog’s teeth?

What’s wrong with my dog’s teeth?

At My Vet Animal Hospital – Waterloo, every pet gets a thorough physical exam. This physical exam includes a dental exam. When we check the teeth, we’re not just checking for how dirty they are, we’re making sure the teeth are happy and healthy and sitting in the...

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How To Adopt The Perfect Pet!

How To Adopt The Perfect Pet!

Whoever said money can’t buy happiness has obviously never owned a fur-baby! Welcoming a new furry member into your family is one of the most exciting moment. They bring nothing but unconditional love and affection, their happiness is infectious and almost instantly...

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Cat Vaccination

Cat Vaccination

At My Vet Animal Hospital - Waterloo, we recommend that all cats come in for an annual health exam and their annual vaccination. Not only does an annual exam increase our chances of detecting disease, vaccination helps us prevent diseases that are often deadly and...

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Common Cat Dental Diseases

Common Cat Dental Diseases

Did you know that dental disease in cats is underdiagnosed? By the time cats are three years old, at least 70% of them will have some form of dental disease. The thing is: dental disease is painful. Yet, cat owners don’t seem to realise what’s lurking in their cat’s...

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Home Prepared Meals for Pets

Home Prepared Meals for Pets

Home prepared meals are becoming increasingly popular among pet owners. Some prefer it outright - shunning commercial foods. Other pet owners consider home-cooked food a special treat; just another way to add a bit of variety to their pet’s diet and fill their tummies...

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Heart Murmurs in Puppies and Kittens

Heart Murmurs in Puppies and Kittens

I know what it feels like to be a new pawparent. There’s a high in the joy and excitement of a new furbaby. You can’t believe something this adorable can be real! And then the vet tells you your furbaby has a heart murmur. Your reaction may run along the lines of:...

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Is All Cancer The Same?

Is All Cancer The Same?

We hate the “C” word. Even in medical circles, cancer is this strange, mysterious, all-consuming thing. I don’t think it will ever cease to be strange. Cancer means a cell has achieved immortality and is growing into an increasingly needy monster that demands to be...

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