Don’t forget about your indoor cats!

   “My cat lives indoors- he doesn’t need to go to the vet” This is a relatively common sentiment from cat owners. Working at a Veterinary Hospital, we hear this on a regular basis. What is more, there are lots of cat owners that don’t say this to us, they simply don’t bring their cats in for […]

By |2020-01-28T20:00:13+00:00April 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Stigma of an FIV Positive Cat

I remember years ago when I was volunteering at the Toronto Humane Society, so many great animals were ready to be adopted. Most of them were cats.  One particular room had all the FIV positive cats together away from the limelight of visitors (although this is no longer the case and they are housed together).  […]

By |2020-01-28T20:02:54+00:00April 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nutritional Management of Feline Urinary Symptoms

  Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) is a term used to describe any disorder affecting the urinary bladder or urethra of cats and is a very common reason for hospital visits of our feline pets here at Caledon Mountain. The presenting complaint is very commonly inappropriate urination. A few considerations will be made when […]

By |2020-01-28T20:04:23+00:00March 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is safe for my dog to chew?

Recently, I found an interesting article on dogs and their need to chew bones, written by veterinary pain expert Dr Robin Downing, and I thought that for this week’s blog post I would share some of the highlights with you. We are focusing on animal dentistry for January and February, so our thoughts of course […]

By |2020-01-28T20:09:09+00:00February 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Feed a Dental Diet?

  Ever wonder what makes dental diets so much more special than any regular kibble? We all have busy schedules, which can make it difficult to stay on top of our pets’ dental hygiene just like we do for ourselves every day. Or perhaps your pet will not tolerate you trying to brush their teeth. […]

By |2020-01-28T20:11:23+00:00February 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What does dental disease feel like?

A cat with heavy tartar accumulation having dentistry performed One problem that we consistently run into in veterinary medicine is that it is difficult for us to really get inside our pet’s heads and find out what they are feeling. We often joke that if they could talk, our animal companions would just say “feed […]

By |2020-01-28T20:13:42+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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