All puppies and dogs need to be current on their vaccines. Different lifestyles put dogs at risk for different diseases and puppies who do not have vaccines are more susceptible to contracting fatal diseases. The Baxter Animal Hospital team will review your dog’s lifestyle and offer a vaccination plan depending…
Puppies require a physical exam and vaccines at 8 weeks of age or when you first introduce them as a new family member. Vaccines prevent a number of diseases such as parvovirus which can kill puppies.
Spaying and Neutering
Spaying or neutering your dog is one of the many responsibilities of being a pet owner and has shown to have numerous health benefits. Every year over 50,000 unwanted pets are euthanized in Ontario shelters due to overpopulation.
The most commonly diagnosed health problem in dogs is dental disease. Bad breath, red and swollen gums, changes in appetite/eating and chewing habits, depression or pawing at the face are all symptoms of a greater underlying problem and should be treated immediately. At Baxter Animal Hospital, we provide a full…