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Join The Revolution Against Fleas And Heartworm This Season!

  • May 1, 2012
  • courtneysherlock

Flea, Heartworm and Lyme prevention is back! Now that the weather is finally warming up, we need to start thinking about how to best protect our furry family members from those pesky parasites that like to invade our home and bother our pets. Fleas are the most common external parasite of companion animals. They feed Continue Reading

Smile Pics

  • February 10, 2012
  • courtneysherlock

February is Dental Health Month Continue Reading

Happy Tails – Chilli

  • February 8, 2012
  • courtneysherlock

In Feb, 2007 the Village Veterinary Hospital received a call about a deceased cat found in a client’s driveway. The assistant who answered the phone offered to help the client and went right over to his house. After a second look, she realized the cat was still breathing, so she took off her coat, wrapped Continue Reading

Dental Health Month!

  • January 17, 2012
  • courtneysherlock

February is Veterinary Dental Health Month! 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 Continue Reading

Feed Nova Scotia

  • November 4, 2011
  • courtneysherlock

We are proud to announce another successful year as we continue to support Feed Nova Scotia. Thank-you to all of you who came out to our nail trim fundraisers, and annual Santa Pics. Your continued support has allowed us to provide Christmas for 5 families (22 children and 6 adults) this holiday season. Continue Reading

Helping Your Dog with Separation Anxiety

  • October 5, 2011
  • courtneysherlock

Many dogs are perfectly content to be left alone while their owner leaves the house. Yet a good deal of canines experience what’s known as separation anxiety. This condition can manifest itself in a variety of ways including incessant barking, urinating or defecating in the house or exhibiting destructive behaviour like chewing or scratching anything Continue Reading

Decoding Your Cat’s Body Language

  • courtneysherlock

Understanding what your pet needs or wants can be a challenge since we must rely on non-verbal communication. It all comes down to paying attention to and accurately translating their body language. A dog’s body language is pretty straightforward. They wag their tails when they’re happy, they whine when they want something, they snarl when Continue Reading