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Canine Obesity – A fat dog Isn’t Necessarily a Happy dog

February 12, 2015

Nanaimo Veterinary Hospital advises you to keep your pet a healthy weight to avoid problems associated with obesity

By Dr. Jill Harrison

Weight management is a constant topic of discussion and thought in society, but the topic is seldom expanded to include our household critters. Canine obesity can lead to dramatic changes in various body systems such as bone and joint health, heart and lung function, immu…

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Dogs and Heatstroke

June 3, 2014

Of course, all responsible dog owners know NOT TO LEAVE THEIR DOG(S) IN THE CAR IN THE SUMMER. Without fail, though this fact is hammered into us every year once the temperatures start to heat up. Unfortunately, these warnings are often prompted by yet another tragic tale of someone who did not heed…

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Your Dog's Ears

October 16, 2013

Inside a dog’s ear canal is a place where you can’t see without a scope, and so there can be some mysteries about it when it gets sore, and this creates anxieties for dog owners. The dog will usually tell us that there is an ear problem by shaking his head, scratching at the affected ear, lowering t…

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Your Veterinary Partner

April 10, 2013

If you've ever searched online for information on your pet's health issues, you've likely learned that it can often cause, rather than soothe, anxieties. While the Internet can be an excellent way get an immediate answer to a simple question, it is not always the best place to look for information r…

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