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    Unconventional Dog food and heart disease

    Sep 09 2018

    Unconventional dog foods suspected in heart disease. The FDA has received a number of reports of dogs with heart disease potentially related to diet. FDA posted an alert, The…

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    Blue Green Algae

    Sep 09 2018

    BLUE GREEN ALGAE Blue green algae Harmful Algal Blooms. … Red tides, blue-green algae, and cyanobacteria are examples of harmful algal blooms that can have severe impacts on human health,…

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    Dec 18 2015

    Rescued On Tuesday December 15, 2015 the TTC shut down the subway from Eglinton Ave. to Bloor St. in the early afternoon, as a dog was in the tunnel south…

  • Heartworm, fleas and ticks … Oh my! – Is your pet protected?

    Apr 23 2015

    Spring is in the air! The sun is (somewhat) shining and we all couldn’t be happier to arise from our cold weather hibernations and habits. Now that the temperatures are…

  • Dental Procedures at the Usher Animal Hospital

    Feb 03 2015

    What does a dental procedure involve?    February is dental health month here at the Usher Animal Hospital! In celebration of all things dental health, here is a behind the…

  • Contagious and Dangerous Virus Raises Vaccination Awareness

    Jan 19 2015

    By Dr. Mike Paul, DVM | via Pet Health Network   A recent emotional article published by Pendle Today warned English residents about a ”killer dog virus” in two towns. The virus of concern was…

  • The Edible Debate: Choosing the right food for your pet

    Oct 01 2014

    We’ve all been there before; standing in the pet food aisle, blank stare on our faces, as we gaze at row upon row of pet foods.        …

  • All Things Are Not the Same

    Aug 30 2014

    Some of the most shopped around fees in veterinary medicine are for the costs of puppy and kitten spay and/or neuter procedures. A recent publication from the College of Veterinarians…

  • Welcome to our Blog!

    Aug 01 2014

    The beginning of a new month means the start of something new! Welcome to our very first blog post!  We hope this blog serves as a means for us to…