Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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Cat Hyperthyroidism – Symptoms and Treatment

Is your older cat losing weight yet eating plenty, perhaps even more than he/she used to?  How about vomiting, restlessness, increased thirst, vocalization?  If some or all of these symptoms are present, then your cat may have hyperthyroidism.  Hyperthyroidism results from excess levels of thyroid hormone being released from benign nodules in the thyroid gland.  […]

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Dr. Charles Towne’s Gift to Cats

By:  Erin Knibb   January 2015 saw the passing of a man whose invention has greatly impacted the lives of cats and their owners; called a visionary by some, physicist, technocrat, Nobel Prize winner Charles H. Townes’ inklings towards gadgetry have guaranteed that cats everywhere have a red dot to chase.  You see, Dr. Townes […]

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“One Cat Just Leads to Another:” The Many Cats of Ernest Hemingway

Written by Erin Knibb Ernest Hemingway (1866-1961), Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, man’s man, war correspondent, safari-taker, world traveler was a self-proclaimed cat lover.  Hemingway was proud of his cat collection, often saying that he liked nothing better than the feeling of having cats underfoot.  Calling them his “purr factories” and claiming that […]

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Spring Safety Tips by Magda Hnatyszyn, RVT

With spring just around the corner many of us find ourselves thinking of spring cleaning, home improvements and spending as much time in the outdoors as possible. After being cooped-up indoors during the long, cold winter months the excitement of warm weather and sunshine come some risk factors that we should keep in mind to […]

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Enrich the Life of your Cat

Cats have been growing in popularity as pets for many years now; a significant number of these cats are kept indoors, either exclusively or in part. Compared to their ancestral lifestyle, most indoor felines have relatively little stimulation or activity to help them while-away the hours of the day.  Not surprisingly we are seeing more […]

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What lies beneath... the Benefits of Dental Radiographs

There are many signs of dental disease such as tartar, gingivitis, bleeding, not eating. Sometimes your veterinarian can see a tooth that’s loose or that the enamel is damaged. The tricky part is that teeth are like little icebergs and much of the tooth is below the gum line.

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Last updated: June 1, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 15, 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. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. 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.

5. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Friday: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

6. GROOMING SERVICES

If your pet requires grooming, please give us a call and we will put your name on a list. Our groomer Stephanie will contact you directly to schedule an appointment.

7. COUNTRY TAILS DOGGIE DAYCARE

As of Tuesday, May 19, 2020, Country Tails Doggie Daycare is open! Their temporary hours of operation are 8:00 am - 6:00 pm. You may get touch with one of our daycare team members at (905) 690-8005 or at countrytails@clappisonvet.com

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Clappison Animal Hospital