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Recognizing the Normal in Your Cat’s Routine

Cats are interesting creatures. They either enjoy the touch of their human and are extremely friendly, or they don’t like to be touched at all (especially that belly – beware the belly) and are friendly to a certain extent, if at all.

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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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6 Ways to Help Your Pet With Mobility Issues

We see many pets that come into North Hill Animal Hospital that have mobility issues, usually, they are older in age but we still see it in younger pets as well.

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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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Tips for Litter Box Placement

We have three cats at home. We love them dearly. Their bathroom habits are good and that is because we have followed the recommendations of the American Association of Feline Practitioners. Litter box guidelines from the AAFP help to prevent behaviour related poop and pee accidents around the house. The guidelines recommend  one litter box […]

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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