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There’s plenty to share and learn when it comes to our pets. Our blogs are meant to both educate & entertain.

Heartworm

Heartworm

Heartworm disease is a serious, progressive disease caused by parasitic worms in the heart, lungs and large blood vessels. Heartworm is atypical in cats and it is difficult to diagnose due to limited amounts of adult worms. Dogs are the natural and preferred hosts of...

Roundworm Infection

Roundworm Infection

Roundworms are one of the most common intestinal parasites of cats and dogs. They are parasites that reside in the small intestine and are contagious through contact with infected feces. Life Cycle Eggs are passed through the feces of a dog or cat with roundworm. The...

Dental Procedures

Dental Procedures

    Dental surgeries make up a large component of our everyday procedures here at Close Veterinary Clinic. Did you know that dental disease is the most common infectious disease in Canada? Approximately 85% of pets over one year of age show signs of dental...

Ticks and Fleas

Ticks and Fleas

Ticks and fleas are a growing concern in Southern Ontario. With owners traveling to warmer climates with their pets and the changing migration habits of tick laden wildlife, we are seeing increased numbers of these pests. Ticks and fleas are both classified as...

Weight Loss

Weight Loss

With the start of January around the corner, people often use the New Year as a time to begin their weight loss journey. It’s not too late to start your pet’s weight loss journey as well. When you look at your pet from above, do you see an “hourglass” shape? Can you...

Winter Hazards and Concerns

Winter Hazards and Concerns

Christmas / Holiday Season Decorations Tinsel & ribbon – While they may seem like a fun object to play with for your pet, they have the potential to act as a foreign body. They may get stuck in their gastrointestinal tract and cause tissue damage that requires...

Alternatives to Declawing Your Cat

Alternatives to Declawing Your Cat

Scratching Posts Scratching is an innate behavior that allows cats to remove excess material from their claws as well as mark their territory. Scratching posts will divert your cat’s attention away from your furniture and to an area that is their own. Scratching posts...

Fall Hazards and Concerns

Fall Hazards and Concerns

As summer wraps up, along with its allergies and high troublesome temperatures, fall takes over with its own hazards and concerns. When people think of fall, the first thing that comes to mind is usually Thanksgiving and Halloween. While these are times to celebrate...

Signs of Arthritis In Your Pet

Signs of Arthritis In Your Pet

Arthritis is a relatively common, but painful, disease that can impact your dog or cat as they age. Identifying whether your pet has arthritis is essential to ensuring that they receive proper medical treatment and stay as comfortable as possible for the remainder of...

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