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New Oral Flea Treatment: Comfortis

January 7, 2015

Comfortis oral flea treatment for dogs and cats is available from your veterinarianThose of you that were disappointed to find out that Program was no longer available in Canada will be happy to know that there is a new oral flea treatment available. It is called Comfortis and is manufactured and distributed by Elanco. Like most flea treatment products, Comfortis is designed to …

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Holiday Pet Precautions

November 28, 2014

Nanaimo Veterinary Hospital offers tips on how to keep your pet safe during the holidaysBy Dr. Jill Harrison

It’s all Fun and Games until you end up at Emergency

The holidays are a time of generosity and giving, but there are a few things you should avoid sharing with your pet this season.  Some of the most commonly encountered holiday dangers are festive houseplants such as ho…

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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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Holiday Pet Safety - Easter

April 16, 2014

Another holiday season is upon us, complete with friends, family, food and festivities. As they are part of our families, most of us naturally want to include our pets in the fun, but, as we mentioned near Halloween and Christmas, holidays can be hazardous to our four legged friends. Keep your pet s…

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Include your Pet in Your New Year's Resolutions

January 16, 2014

Happy New Year to you and yours from all of us at the Nanaimo Veterinary Hospital. With the joy (and sometimes stress that comes along with it) of the holidays now securely behind us, many people now look toward making a “fresh start” to the New Year, which also involves making New Year’s resolution…

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Christmas Pet Safety Tips

December 12, 2013

It seems like it was just a short while ago that we were warning you about the potential dangers of Halloween, and now another holiday season, fraught with potential dangers for our four-legged family members, is upon us. Naturally, it’s not all doom and gloom – Christmas is about joyful times with …

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Halloween Pet Safety

October 18, 2013

Halloween is a time of tricks and treats for kids of all ages. Many of us get so caught up in the festivities that we get our dogs involved by dressing them up (like Snow White in the photo), or, conversely, forgetting that this time of year can be particularly stressful and dangerous for our four-l…

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