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Exercise at the Beach!

  • April 9, 2013
  • 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

  • March 26, 2013
  • 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

  • March 26, 2013
  • 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

  • March 26, 2013
  • 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

Your Puppy/Kittens First Year – What to expect!

  • March 14, 2013
  • Courtney Sherlock

Congratulations, you’ve got a new fur baby! Now that you’ve got your fluffy bundle of joy home, you may be asking yourself “what now”? And if so, then here’s your answer: The first stop should be your veterinarian. Even if your puppy or kitten isn’t due for a vaccine yet, it is still important to Continue Reading

Puppy and Kitten Proofing Your Home

  • March 13, 2013
  • Courtney Sherlock

As a proud owner of two puppies and two kittens, I can relate with owners at home who have difficulty keeping household objects away from their pet’s mouths. Puppies and kittens are very curious creatures, and you know what curiosity can do! Keeping your pets safe at home is just a few simple steps away. Continue Reading