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What Is Glucosamine and Why Do We Recommend It?

In a normal joint, glucosamine combines with chondroitin to build and maintain cartilage. Cartilage is the layer between the joints that shields the bones from each other. Young, healthy dogs continually produce enough glucosamine to keep their cartilage in a healthy condition.

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Why Should I Buy Senior Cat Food?

As cats age, most of them will develop disorders and age-related conditions. Senior cat foods can help manage or delay the onset of many of these issues. Below we look at a few of these issues and how feeding a senior formula will help your cat through their senior years.

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Why Are Black Cats Considered Bad Luck?

Halloween is right around the corner, and the black cat is symbolic of this holiday. Perhaps the most common superstition, many people believe owning a black cat or even seeing a black cat can bring them bad luck.

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How to Identify Ticks in your Pets

Ticks are a troublesome parasite that is not always easy to spot on your pet. They are a spider-like, egg-shaped creature that has 8 legs. They can vary in size from 1mm to 1cm.

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Pet for Spring

After a long, cold winter and with the recent arrival of spring, people and their pets are eager to get outside and enjoy the nice weather! Is your pet ready for spring? Take a look at the following recommendations to ensure your pet’s health and safety while we head into a new season.

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Dog and cat wearing Santa hats

Dangers of Holiday Plants

During the holiday's many homes are decorated with Christmas trees and various holiday plants. Some of these can be very toxic to our pets.

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Last updated: June 21, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we can continue providing our full range of services, under certain restrictions. As our province enters the next phase of the reopening plan, we have some updates to share with you about our safety measures.

1. WE CAN SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
- Friday: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
- Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Sunday: CLOSED

NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Cumberland Veterinary Clinic