Echinococcus multilocularis is a tapeworm which, until recently, has not been present in Ontario. The tapeworm’s definitive (i.e. ideal) host is a fox or coyote but, they can also infect domestic dogs. In a recent study from the University of Guelph, researchers found...
If your pet’s veterinarian has identified dental disease in a prior examination or problematic teeth during their dental examination under general anesthesia, they may request radiographs be taken to help better assess your pet’s oral health. A technician will take...
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...
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 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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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