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Astrology for Pets

  • March 26, 2013
  • courtneysherlock

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

  • courtneysherlock

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
  • courtneysherlock

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
  • courtneysherlock

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
  • courtneysherlock

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
  • courtneysherlock

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

Finding the right breeder & asking the right questions

  • March 11, 2013
  • courtneysherlock

The very first thing I would like to point out is that there are never any 100% guarantees. Even if a puppy is from a long line of immaculately healthy dogs or cats, yours could still develop issues later. When you are looking for a purebred puppy/kitten, you need to find a reputable breeder. Making Continue Reading

Travelling with your pets?

  • March 8, 2013
  • courtneysherlock

By: Dr. Courtney Sherlock Now that we are approaching spring/summer and vacation time, there are some things to remember when traveling with your pet. A few suggestions to help your summer plans run smoothly for every member of the family! Flying with your Pet Airlines have size restrictions for carry on pets and their carriers Continue Reading


  • March 1, 2013
  • courtneysherlock

Zoonotic Potential – in your backyard? Spring is just around the corner, soon the birds will be singing, the days will grow warm again and we’ll be playing fetch in the yard or at park with our dogs. As refreshing as the warmer weather and the dog park sound, the outdoors can be a potential Continue Reading

Zoonotic Diseases – Ringworm

  • February 28, 2013
  • courtneysherlock

Today’s topic is Ringworm! Wrongly named, this fungus affects the skin and is not a worm at all. These fungi feed upon dead cells of skin and hair, and in people it will cause a round red lesion that appears like a ring of scales on the outer edges and normal recovering skin in the Continue Reading