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Dental Disease in Pets, the Silent Killer – Part 1

April 1, 2013

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This is a subject very close to my heart. Ever since I graduated, I always struggled with educating my clients about the importance of dental hygiene in their beloved pets. As soon as I noted some tartar or plaque build-up on their pet’s teeth and before I could discuss my recommendations, they would defensively react […]

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Oh No, I discovered a lump on my pet! Part II

February 2, 2013

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Last time, I discussed three very common lumps I come across in my canine patients. There are a myriad of lumps and bumps that can affect your pets and I simply can’t cover all of them. I do, however, want to shed some light on a few other prevalent lumps and just equip you with […]

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Are you sure you want to breed from your dog?

December 3, 2012

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I was in the middle of surgery when my colleague walked out and said, get ready for an emergency caesarean. Layla,a 12 month old Great Dane, had been scheduled for a pregnancy ultrasound later that afternoon. Her owner had wanted to check how many puppies were present and to make sure the pregnancy was going […]

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Fostering a special needs dog

November 19, 2012

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Let me tell you all about my lovely foster dog, Lucy. She is a beautiful 5-year-old female de-sexed golden retriever. She greets you with the biggest grin, loves to be a lap dog regardless of her size and just thrives on attention. I first met Lucy in 2010 as she had a very sore eye. Her […]

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Is your dog’s scratching driving you mad?

November 11, 2012

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Allergy season is officially here. The warmer weather does not only bring with it the outdoor adventures but also the flea burden, risk of mites and/or tick infestation, and the unavoidable exposure to a multitude of pollen and grass. It can be quite stressful watching your dog obsessively chewing his/her feet or scratching his/her flank. If you have ever had to […]

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