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Dental case #4 / SPCA pet of the week – Simba

  • February 8, 2013
  • Courtney Sherlock

Simba is a beautiful 1 year old, male, short haired cat that is currently in the care of the Metro SPCA shelter.  He has a bad case of stomatitis and needed to have all of his teeth removed, just like Maple did. His surgery went very well today and he recovered well. (Above) Here he Continue Reading

Understanding the Language of the Heart

  • February 7, 2013
  • Courtney Sherlock

By: Julia Downey I’m not talking about how to find that “special someone” or “new words to use to impress a date” I’m giving you a few terms and definitions that you may commonly hear at Eastern Passage Village Veterinary Hospital so that you can better understand one of the most complicated and important organs in your Continue Reading

Double the Trouble – He ate what?

  • Courtney Sherlock

Dogs Eat Everything! Everyone has been there, you’re at work and you get the dreaded phone call from home, and panic sets in. I was working Thursday night, and I received a phone call from my boyfriend Richard. “Dudley’s eye looks red, and his whole face is swollen!” I immediately stop asking questions and told him to Continue Reading

Understanding the Language of the Heart

  • Courtney Sherlock

I’m not talking about how to find that “special someone” or “new words to use to impress a date” I’m giving you a few terms and definitions that you may commonly hear at Eastern Passage Village Veterinary Hospital so that you can better understand one of the most complicated and important organs in your animal’s Continue Reading

Dental Case #3 – Cat’s Are Tougher Than Us!

  • Courtney Sherlock

By Emily Burnie Eeyore is a 6 year old, male (neutered) domestic shorthair cat that had horrible teeth, but was hiding it very well! His owner booked an appointment because she noticed his breath was getting worse and she was concerned about his teeth, but she reported he was eating and drinking the same as Continue Reading

Chronic Dental Disease

  • February 6, 2013
  • Courtney Sherlock

Pet of the Week! By Emily Burnie Diva is a 10 year old, female, Shetland Sheepdog (Sheltie).  She was spayed when she was 6 months old, and that’s when her dental trouble started! At that time she has “retained deciduous canine teeth” meaning her baby canine teeth had not fallen out, but her adult teeth Continue Reading

Dental Diets – How do they work?

  • February 4, 2013
  • Courtney Sherlock

By: Coleen Pride Did you know there are 3 great dental diet foods available that will help reduce or prevent tartar and plaque from building up? The dental diets that we carry are unlike many diets available on the market.  They do not break apart like regular dry kibble, instead they have a hard mechanical Continue Reading

Double the Trouble – Introduction to the Terrible Twosome.

  • February 3, 2013
  • Courtney Sherlock

Raising Two Puppies My name is Diane Breton, I am a registered veterinary technician here at the Eastern Passage Village Veterinary Hospital. Some of you may know me, some of you may not. I have been working here since August of 2012 and have come to love the clients and staff here. I recently adopted Continue Reading

Tooth concerns? Sink your teeth into this

  • January 29, 2013
  • Courtney Sherlock

We here at the Village Veterinary Clinic would like to take a moment to make everyone aware of the importance of regular oral care for your furry family members. Just like you, your pet requires dental care. Routine professional care from your veterinary team combined with regular home care is vital to keeping teeth and Continue Reading

Pet Insurance

  • Courtney Sherlock

Dr. Colleen Skavinsky is the chief veterinary officer at PetSecure pet health insurance (www.petsecure.com), bringing over 21 years of veterinary knowledge and compassionate understanding of the family-pet bond to her work. Through her work with police dogs and their devoted human partners, she has developed a special interest in the exciting challenges of medicine and Continue Reading