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Our Timmins veterinarians share informative tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a condition that commonly causes heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Timmins such as cats, dogs and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.

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Ticks: Protecting Your Pets & Family

Ticks: Protecting Your Pets & Family

Ticks can spread serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to pets and their people. Our Timmins vets explain how these parasites thrive, which signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.  

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Does My Pet Have Lyme Disease?

Does My Pet Have Lyme Disease?

Lyme disease is one of the most common tick diseases in the world. In this post, our  Timmins vets share information about Lyme disease in pets including symptoms and treatment.

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Should My Pet Have A Fecal Exam?

Should My Pet Have A Fecal Exam?

Getting yearly fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your Timmins vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise. 

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Does My Cat or Dog Have Fleas?

Does My Cat or Dog Have Fleas?

Fleas are the most common external parasite seen on domestic pets and can be a real inconvenience. If left untreated, they may even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Timmins vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas. 

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Holiday Hazards for Pets

Holiday Hazards for Pets

With the holidays approaching, our Timmins vets thought it prudent to highlight some hazards your pet might face.

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12 Rules for Training Dogs

12 Rules for Training Dogs

You've just gotten a new dog. Congratulations! But now you'll need to train them. Here are some tips from our Timmins veterinarians

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Dental Care for Pets

Dental Care for Pets

Proper care of the teeth is one of the most important and often ignored preventive health measures for your pet. In many cases, it will add years to your pet’s life! Today, our Timmins vets discuss dental care for pets.

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Obesity in Pets

Obesity in Pets

In today's post, our Timmins vets discuss obesity in pets and why it is a growing concern.

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What is bloat in dogs?

What is bloat in dogs?

Owners of one of the large, deep-chested breed dogs such as the Great Dane, Boxer, St-Bernard, Bloodhound or Irish Wolfhound should be aware of a gastric condition termed “bloat.” Today, our Timmins vets discuss this possibly terminal condition.

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