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Foods Your Pet Should Avoid

1) Chocolate, Coffee, and Caffeine. These products all contain a substance called methylxanthines. When pets ingest this substance, it can cause vomiting, diarrhea, abnormal heart rhythms, seizures, and even death.

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My Cat Can’t Pee- Part Two

Earlier we discussed some of the signs and risk factors for a urethral blockage in a cat.  In part two of this series, we will look at how it is treated and some tips on prevention.

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Why Does My Dog Scoot?

It’s something no one wants to see – their dog dragging their bum along the ground, grass or carpet! While some people may want to scold their pets, there may be a good reason as to why they are doing this. So why does your dog do this and what can we do about it?

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Easter Hazards for Your Pet

There are a few common Easter items that are dangerous for your pets. Their risk of damage ranges from gastrointestinal illness to death depending on the item, the size of the pet and the amount that is consumed.

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Managing Pain in Our Pets

It is now accepted that animals are able to experience pain in a similar way to humans.  Recognizing pain in pets can be difficult for owners as animals are unable to tell us what hurts and most animal species will instinctively mask pain and weakness.

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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