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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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A Senior Life

When you have taken care of something or someone for a while a certain bond is created.  It sometimes can’t be explained but once you have decided to care for a living thing, the responsibility of this being is now on your shoulders.

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When The Yellow Flow is a No Go

Our dogs love routine especially around when they eat, play, poop and pee. When a part of the routine is different or takes longer than it should there is cause for concern. Sometimes we see our dogs taking longer than normal to pass urine and sometimes they will try to pee many more times through […]

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What Does a Knee Cap Have to do With Teeth?

  Dogs love to chew and depending on the dog, the treats we give them do not last long at all. Usually the harder the treat, the longer they last, however, there is a downside to those long lasting hard treats. Teeth are covered by enamel which is the hardest surface in a dog’s body. […]

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Fatty Liver Disease in Cats

This condition which only affects cats is also the most common liver disease in this species. It occurs when cats stop eating for 3-4 days and are more common in overweight cats with poor muscle mass. In response to anorexia, the body mobilizes fat stored to use for energy, but this occurs too rapidly, and the liver […]

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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