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Dec
15
Declawing domestic cats will soon be a thing of the past in Nova Scotia, according to the Nova Scotia Veterinary Medical Association. Click on the link below for more details. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/nova-scotia-veterinary-medical-association-stops-declawing-1.4445376
Dec
04
This holiday season, we invite you to join the staff at Clinton Veterinary Services in our efforts to support pets in need in our community.   Please consider dropping into the clinic during the month of December and donating a can(s) or a bag(s) of dog or cat food. For as little as $1.50, you can select from a variety of choices within our clinic.   All donations will be given to our local Food Bank for distribution.  
Dec
01
Be sure to place your food orders early!  Don’t let your furry kids have to find alternate sources of food during the holidays!!   Food Order Deadline: December 20th @ NOON Food Pick Up Deadline: December 22nd @ NOON Food Order Deadline: December 27th @ NOON Food Pick Up Deadline: December 29th @ NOON
Dec
01
The staff at Clinton Veterinary Services would like to wish you and your family a happy holiday season and a prosperous New Year. Holiday Hours Friday December 22 - 8:30am-12pm Monday December 25 – CLOSED Tuesday December 26 – CLOSED Friday December 29 – 8:30am-12pm Monday January 1 - CLOSED (Regular Hours 8:30-5:30 Monday to Friday)
Nov
24
Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that affects the liver or kidneys.  It can be fatal for animals if it progresses and the symptoms can be difficult to spot.  The highly contagious infection can also be passed onto humans.   Dogs that simply sniff urine left by other animals can transfer the bacterial disease.  Dogs can also contract leptospirosis by drinking contaminated water, or if scratches on their skin come into contact with contaminated soil.   It is... Read More
Nov
13
World Antibiotic Awareness Week, ran from November 13 to 19 2017 in an effort to increase awareness of global antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance. This year's campaign 'Antibiotics: Handle with Care', reminds us that antibiotics are a precious resource and should be preserved.   Misuse of antibiotics puts us all at risk. Taking... Read More
Oct
06
This October we celebrated Ange, Melissa, Dorothy and Cassandra for their valuable contributions at Clinton Veterinary Services!   From coast to coast across Canada, Registered Veterinary Technicians and Technologists (RVTs) have become an integral part of the animal healthcare team.   One of the most incredible aspects of the RVT profession is just how extensive their knowledge and experience is. RVTs are formally educated in dozens of areas within veterinary medicine. From... Read More
Oct
06
During the month of October, we invited you to join us in our efforts to raise funds for the Farley Foundation; a registered Ontario charity that assists low-income pet owners, by subsidizing the non-elective veterinary care of their sick/injured pets.   We are thrilled to announce that $500.00 was raised at Clinton Veterinary Services.  Thank you!!!   Established by the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA) in 2001, the Foundation assists people in need by... Read More
Sep
08
Our secure online store lets you order your pet care needs, when and where you want, at the touch of a paw!   We understand that with today's hectic lifestyle, people need flexibility and convenience from their veterinarian. That is why we are making online ordering and home delivery available for our customers. Through our webstore, you can order your pet's prescription medication, foods and many other pet related items, any time, from anywhere with an internet connection. Email... Read More
Aug
28
Stay up to date on daily clinic activities and important facts for your pets!   Click on the links on the Home Page to follow us on Facebook, Instagram and You Tube!
Aug
21
Providing preventative health care can allow your cats to have longer, more comfortable lives. Many cats dislike going to the veterinarian, often starting with getting your cat into the carrier!   Here are some helpful tips on reducing the stress of Veterinary visits for you and your cat!      
Aug
11
Surgery to remove foreign material is necessary when the pet has eaten something and it cannot be vomited up nor passed through the guts. Find out what you need to know here: https://www.canadianveterinarians.net/documents/foreign-body-surgery-what-you-need-to-know   Pictures: Photo #1 - This item is a piece from a cat toy. The elastic string holds the toy and the plastic cap fits onto the fishing wand. A great reminder that even store bought toys made especially for our pets, can... Read More
Aug
11
This foreign body find was successfully removed from this dogs jaw. Bones can become lodged or splinter in the digestive system. Surgery to remove foreign material is necessary when the pet has eaten something and it cannot be vomited up nor passed through the guts. Find out what you need to know here: https://www.canadianveterinarians.net/documents/foreign-body-surgery-what-you-need-to-know
Mar
21
Ticks are expanding their range in Canada. This means the risk of pets and people being exposed to ticks and the diseases they can carry, like Lyme disease, is growing.   You have to find them before you can remove them! Ticks don’t jump. Nor do they fly or drop from trees. They climb up on vegetation and wait for an animal or a person to come close enough to crawl up on them, so they can feed on their blood (Yuck!).  Ticks can be hard to spot, especially when they are the... Read More
Nov
21
Mosquitoes are persistent pests, even in cold weather.   Heartworm infection in dogs has been diagnosed in Ontario. A heartworm is a parasitic worm that lives in the heart and circulatory system of an infected host. Dogs, cats and wild canids, like coyotes, can be infected with Heartworm. Heartworms are transmitted from animal to animal by mosquitoes. Immature heartworms (microfilariae) are taken up by a biting mosquito and mature over the next two weeks into the larval stage. The next... Read More

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