Pet Care Tips

Our Pickering and Ajax veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Is My Cat Overweight?

Is My Cat Overweight?

You may consider your cat to be cute and cuddly, but carrying even a few extra ounces is enough to negatively impact your kitty's long-term health. Here, our vets in Ajax and Pickering explain how to tell if your cat is overweight as well as what to do to help your cat to get back to a healthier weight for their size.

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Anxiety & Depression in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & How To Help

Anxiety & Depression in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & How To Help

Just like in people, depression and anxiety can affect our dogs. Here, our veterinary teams in Ajax and Pickering share some of the symptoms to look for in your pup and how to cheer them up. 

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Do You Have An Overweight Dog?

Do You Have An Overweight Dog?

Just a few extra pounds can impact your dog's health and longevity. But, since you see them every day, you may not notice when your canine companion begins putting on weight. Here, our veterinary teams in Pickering and Ajax share some of the ways you can tell that your dog is overweight, and what to do if they are.

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Cats and Colds: Can They Get Them and What To Do For Them

Cats and Colds: Can They Get Them and What To Do For Them

Just like people, cats are capable of catching colds. They display similar symptoms to us as well, such as sneezing or having a runny nose. Here, our Pickering & Ajax veterinary team talks about the causes of colds in cats and when to seek medical care for your feline companion. 

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What can I do to help my dog with food allergies?

What can I do to help my dog with food allergies?

Your dog can develop food allergies, just like humans can. Here, our Ajax and Pickering vets explain what symptoms and signs might indicate a food allergy and what your best diet options are to help your pet.

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Preventing Heartworm in Pets

Preventing Heartworm in Pets

Heartworm disease can result in severe lung disease, heart failure, organ damage, and death in pets such as cats, dogs and ferrets. Our Ajax and Pickering vets explain why, when it comes to Heartworm disease, prevention is far better than treatment.

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Six Common Myths About Your Pet's Dental Care

Six Common Myths About Your Pet's Dental Care

While most of us probably take a routine trip to our dentist every 6 months or so for a preventative cleaning and check-up, many pet owners still carry some common misconceptions about the necessity of regular dental check-ups for our pets. Here, our Pickering and Ajax vets discuss some of the most common myths regarding your pet’s dental care.

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