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Signs and Symptoms of Rabies

As most of you have heard in the news there has been an increase in raccoon rabies in our area. 76 positive cases in our area is very significant finding as well as 19 positive cases in skunks. We here at Clappison Animal Hospital would like our clients to know the concerns around rabies.  Our […]

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December 7, 2015 Additional information for the public & veterinarians: OMAFRA Rabies in Ontario website: http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/inspection/ahw/rabies.htm Prepared by: Maureen Anderson, Lead Veterinarian – Animal Health & Welfare, OMAFRA maureen.e.c.anderson@ontario.ca

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Intestinal Parasite (Fecal) Testing

Most intestinal parasites are worms. They live in your pet’s body, growing to adulthood in the intestinal tract. Three of the most common types of intestinal parasite in dogs are Roundworms, Hookworms, and Whipworms. While not all parasites can be passed to humans it is better to be cautious. Parasites can be very harmful to […]

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Holiday Hazards by Dr. Maegan Melillo

Halloween is now over and with it being December all of the stores have their Christmas music playing on repeat. This can only mean that we are headed into the season of Christmas parties, family gatherings, snow and cold weather. This also means that we are headed into a season where there are numerous hazards, […]

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Summer Pet Hazards by Christine Attridge-Hardy

 Summertime is a season that we all look forward to.  Getting outside and enjoying the sun and the warm weather with our pets is not always as fun as we expect when accidents happen.  Here are some common summer dangers to look out for while playing with your best friend, Fido. We hope that these […]

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Diets and Dog’s Hearts

Recently there has been a suggestion of a link with some dogs developing heart disease while eating some foods.  That’s a lot of variables at play. So let’s look at what we do know.

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