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Parasite Season

Gastrointestinal parasites in dogs and cats become an issue every spring in Saskatchewan. As the weather warms up and our pets become active outside it is important for owners to reduce their pets exposure to parasites and to put them on safe and effective medications to decrease their worm burden....

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Ear Mites

With nicer weather approaching, many of our animals are happy to be able to spend more time outdoors! Unfortunately, being outdoors exposes them to parasites – one of those being ear mites. Ear mites live on the surface of the skin in the ear canal and feed on the tissue...

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Advice for a First Time Pet Owner

Don’t shop – Adopt! There are many rescue and shelter organizations in the area. Here are a few to get you started on your search for a new family member. SCAT Street Cat Rescue streetcat.ca New Hope Dog Rescue newhopedogrescue.com Size Small Rescue ssdr.ca Saskatoon SPCA saskatoonSPCA.com Petfinder.com is a...

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Why Do We Take Pet Dental Radiographs?

Have you ever taken your car to the mechanic for a tune-up or to address a serious issue and they DID NOT look under the hood? Could you imagine a mechanic trying to do his job by only looking at the outside of the vehicle? I’m sure you would agree,...