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Posts by: Janice Huntingford, DVM, DACVSMR, CVA, CVPP, CCRT CAVCA

mobility in dogs of all ages

Mobility in dogs of all ages

Exercise is great for dogs of all ages. But keep in mind that too much exercise can be just as dangerous as too little, depending on your...


The big C: top 5 causes of cancer

Of all diseases that can strike our dogs, cancer is one of the most feared. In southwestern Ontario alone, human cancer has increased by...


Animal arthritis

We all know someone with arthritis, whether it’s a human friend or family member, or an animal companion. But if asked to describe what...

acupuncture for cushings disease in dogs

All about acupuncture For dogs

Coco is a five-year-old poodle cross who had a prolapsed intervertebral disc. Even after surgery, her prognosis was poor, and her family...

periodontal disease in dogs

Periodontal disease in dogs

Most people know that bad breath in dogs is very common. What they may not know is that it’s often a sign of dental disease. The fact is,...

PTSD in dogs

Dogs with PTSD

Lisa and her husband were out when a tornado struck their town and partially destroyed their home. But their dog Pete was alone in the...

canine rehab

Canine rehab: the good & bad

Canine rehab is a relatively new field in veterinary medicine. During its humble beginnings in the early 1990s, only a handful of...

tips for a stress-free vet visit

10 tips for a stress-free visit to the vet

Going to the vet can be stressful for your pet – and you! But being prepared is the key to ensuring a stress-free visit for both of you....


Get involved in your animal’s healthcare

Caring for your beloved dog throughout his life is a team effort. The key members of his healthcare team are your veterinarian, ancillary...