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Fleas 101

  • April 23, 2013
  • Courtney Sherlock

The Fleas Guide To Survival Find a constant blood source… Dogs and Cats are great to snack on but other animals such as rabbits and ferrets will do just fine. If you’re desperate – bite a human! Be inconspicuous Don’t reside in high traffic areas. Hide in dark areas in and around the houses of Continue Reading

Ticks

  • April 9, 2013
  • Courtney Sherlock

Ticks are gross and no matter how many that I see, I still get squeamish. Ticks are a type of parasite that attach to the skin of your pet and feed on the blood from the animal that they attach to (gross!) The way that I think of ticks is like they are land leeches Continue Reading

Exercise at the Beach!

  • Courtney Sherlock

By: Diane Breton I love taking the dogs walking at the beach. It is one of the only places I can let them burn some of that energy that they seem to have a never ending supply of. Dudley and Fiona love going to the beach too. On a beautiful day last week, I took Continue Reading

Easter Hazards

  • March 28, 2013
  • Courtney Sherlock

It’s easy to do, and we’ve all done it. Accidentally, of course… and all with the best of intentions. Holiday toxicities can happen so easily, and they do. It almost happened to me, yesterday afternoon. I arrived at my house yesterday afternoon to find a pleasant surprise waiting for me. An unexpected visitor. As any Continue Reading

Travelling with your pet – How to prepare for the unexpected

  • March 26, 2013
  • Courtney Sherlock

Pet First Aid Kit Putting together a first aid kit for your pet can be very easy. You can even have a few things added to your own first aid kit to save on space when travelling. Some basic things that need to be in both human, and pet first aid kits are: Bandaging Material Continue Reading

Knowing And Recognizing Pain In Our Pets

  • Courtney Sherlock

Is my pet in pain? Other than crying and limping how do you detect pain in your pet? It can often be very challenging because animals are masters of disguise when it comes to discomfort. Sometimes it is simply a change in their normal behaviour that can alert us to problems. Other signs of pain Continue Reading

Astrology for Pets

  • Courtney Sherlock

Aeries – 21st March- 19th April: Ready for a workout? That’s exactly what you’ll get from your Aries pet, since this is a most energetic animal that’s sure to keep you fit. The Aries pet will do whatever it wants and make plenty of noise while it’s at it, but this pet is such a Continue Reading

Dog Park Etiquette

  • Courtney Sherlock

Dog Parks are fabulous places. They allow your dog to enjoy some play, get much needed exercise and to socialize with other dogs and people. However there are rules to follow regardless of the size of your dog! Rule number 1:  Above all else, respect others, 2 and 4 legged, at the park. Familiarize yourself with Continue Reading

Double the Trouble – Learning Etiquette with a Gentle Leader

  • March 17, 2013
  • Courtney Sherlock

By: Diane Breton Now that Dudley is seven months old and a whopping 60 pounds, he is getting harder to control while walking. Don’t get me wrong, he can be a gentleman when he wants to be, but when we are out on the open road, his senses are flying he goes a little bit Continue Reading

Puppies and Kittens – Their Big Day

  • March 15, 2013
  • Courtney Sherlock

Spaying and Neutering Here at Eastern Passage Village Veterinary Hospital, we recommend spaying and neutering your pet at five to six months of age. In addition to preventing or even eliminating diseases and infections, some benefits of spaying and neutering include: decreased chance of roaming, animals tend to live longer and healthier lives, some behavioural Continue Reading