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6 Ways to Keep Fido Warm This Winter

January 01, 2019

Are you enjoying winter? Or are you counting down the days until spring? Just like people, some dogs do better with the cold than others. If you have a snow dog, such as a husky, your canine buddy may be delighted to run and play in the snow. Pooches with thinner coats, however, may spend most of the winter curled up in their beds. Read on as a vet lists some ways to keep your … Read More »

Cold Weather Care for Dogs

December 01, 2018

Winter is almost officially here! Even though your canine pal is already wearing a fur coat, he’ll still feel the effects of those freezing temperatures. In this article, a Saskatoon, Saskatchewan vet discusses taking care of your furry buddy in winter. Food Some dogs need to eat a bit more in winter than they do in warmer months. If your pooch is highly active, or spends a lot of time outdoors, he’ll burn more calories … Read More »

Puppyproofing Tips

September 15, 2018

Have you recently adopted a puppy? Or has your canine buddy just had a litter of adorable furballs? Puppies are, without a doubt, one of the cutest things on the planet. They do have quite a knack for getting into trouble, though, so you’ll need to take some precautions to keep your furry little friend safe. A Saskatoon, Saskatchewan vet discusses puppyproofing in this article. Small Objects Anything small or sharp should be stored in … Read More »

Signs of Arthritis in Dogs

August 15, 2018

Is your canine buddy aged six or older? If so, Fido may be approaching his golden years, or already in them. Dogs are just as cute as seniors as they are when they are puppies. However, as your pet ages, his needs will change. You’ll also want to keep an eye out for potential health problems. Arthritis is a common one. A Saskatoon, Saskatchewan vet lists some signs of this painful condition below. Limping Limping … Read More »

Doghouse Repair Month

July 01, 2018

July is officially Doghouse Repair Month! Does your pup have a little home of his own in the yard? If so, this is a great reminder to do some cleaning and maintenance to it. A Saskatoon, Saskatchewan vet offers tips on doghouse repairs below. Cleaning Give your canine pal’s outdoor home a good scrubbing. Use unscented soap or detergent and hot water. If you happen to have a pressure washer, uses that as well! Repairs … Read More »

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Caring For a Shih Tzu

May 01, 2018

Did you know that Shih Tzus are one of the most popular dogs in Saskatchewan? These little guys are super cute, and have wonderful personalities. A local Saskatoon, Saskatchewan vet discusses Shih Tzu care in this article. Basics Shih Tzus are quite small, and usually don’t get much taller than about 10.5 inches. They weigh between 9-16 pounds, on average, and can live up to 18 years. That’s twice as long as some breeds! History … Read More »

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Caring for a Pregnant Dog

April 01, 2018

Do you know or suspect that your dog is pregnant? Congratulations! Fifi will need some extra TLC over the next several weeks. Here, a Saskatoon, Saskatchewan vet discusses caring for a pregnant pooch. Is Fifi Pregnant? It’s not always easy to tell if your canine pal is pregnant. Some common signs of doggy pregnancy include swollen nipples and a growing belly. Pregnant pooches often also become extra loving and cuddly. However, it isn’t uncommon for … Read More »

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Stem Cell Therapy for Pets

March 15, 2018

You’ve likely heard of stem cell therapy for people, and the amazing potential it has. However, did you know that stem cell therapy is now available for pets? Here, an East College Park, Saskatchewan vet discusses this modern medical treatment. What Are Stem Cells? In a nutshell, stem cells are cells that are ‘blank pages.’ These cells can develop into many different types of cells, such as blood vessels, bones, cardiac tissue, fat, ligaments, liver … Read More »

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