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Insomnia in Dogs?

As dogs age, they can start to have difficulty sleeping throughout the entire night. There are many different psychological and physical causes which can contribute to this.

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High Blood Pressure in Cats

Like in humans high blood pressure can affect the health of our pets.  Hypertension (high blood pressure) occurs in dogs and cats but this blog will focus on cats. At North Hill Animal Hospital, we most commonly measure systolic blood pressure.

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Cat Pattern Baldness

Cats can get patterns of hair loss, which could be their way of expressing themselves through choosing to style their fur in their own unique way by fashioning a funky hairdo, but more often than not it’s an indication of an underlying problem.

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Canine Influenza

Canine Influenza can be caused by two different virus strains H3N8 and H3N2. H3N8 was discovered in Florida in 2004 and can also be found in horses. H3N2 was first identified in Chicago in 2015 and can affect other species such as pigs and birds.

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When swimming can be dangerous: Blue-Green Algae

Cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae) can bloom in lakes, streams and ponds, most often during periods of hot weather in mid- to late-summer months but can be present in lower concentrations throughout the year. The algae take on the appearance of blue or green paint on the surface of the water. These algae can […]

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Separation Anxiety in Dogs

How do I know if my dog's problem is due to separation anxiety? Separation anxiety describes dogs that usually are overly attached or dependent on family members. They become extremely anxious and show distress behaviours such as vocalization, destruction, or house soiling when separated from the owners.

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Last updated: December 16, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 19, 2020 some restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

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

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Tuesday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
- Wednesday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
- Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Saturday: 8:00 am - 2:00 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 North Hill Animal Hospital