Blog: Pet Nutrition & Wellness

Hiking trail with Blastomycosis

Blastomycosis, a Local Lurking Disease

Blastomycosis is a fungal infection induced by an organism called Blastomyces dermatitidis. Blastomyces dermatitidis is a fungal pathogen that lives primarily in decaying wood materials, decomposing leaves and moist soils.

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Hypothyroidism in Dogs

As I sit thinking on what to blog about this month, my mind goes blank.  It’s my month to pound out a blog and in spite of the plethora of things to blog about, I have nothing. There are so many interesting topics to choose from in a vet clinic, from the…

Dog wearing a Santa hat surrounded by Christmas decorations

Precarious Plants of the Holidays

With the holidays fast approaching, it won’t be long before many homes are filled with holiday decor. Besides a nice big tree to decorate, a popular home decor staple is the poinsettia plant and the infamous holly and mistletoe. What’s not to love about them? They’re easy to care for…

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Behaviour and Senior Pets Part One

As your dog or cat gets older, he/she may develop changes in behavior. These behaviour changes can be indicators of medical problems or other causes of concern. Because you are your pet’s main caregiver, you will be able to recognize these changes from the norm. Here is a list of…