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  • The ick on Tick

    Apr 14 2016

    Its getting to be that time of year – warmer weather, longer time outdoors for our pets and the emergence of fleas, ticks and mosquitos. Ticks can carry numerous diseases…

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    What to Do in an Emergency with your Pet

    Jan 26 2016

    Emergencies happen when you least expect them and often when you’re least prepared. If you have a plan before it happens, it can be much less stressful and your pet…

  • Celebrating Seniors!

    Nov 02 2015

    At River Road Animal Hospital we are celebrating senior pets during the month of November! During Senior Wellness month we are offering senior exams and senior blood panels at a…

  • October is Fundraise for Farley Month!

    Oct 05 2015

    The Farley Foundation is a registered charity assisting people in need by subsidizing the cost of veterinary care for their pets. The Foundation serves Ontario residents and the funds are…

  • Vestibular Disease in Dogs

    Aug 25 2015

    We have had a couple cases of Vestibular Disease in the past month, one of whom is the pet of our Veterinary Technician, Stacey. Tucker is a 15-year-old Irish Wolfhound…

  • Is Your Dog Ticked Off?

    May 29 2015

    Lyme disease has been in the press recently with famous cases such as Avril Lavigne, documentaries on CBC, and increased public awareness. Lyme is caused by the spirochete, Borrelia that…

  • Interesting Case of the Month

    Apr 17 2015

    I had the privilege of meeting Fingle (meaning gentle) in February for the first time. Unfortunately he was just not him self- he had not eaten in days and was…

  • Taka

    Apr 17 2015

    Taka, a 4 year old female American Bulldog was transferred to us from the Huronia Emergency Clinic one morning. She was taken to the emergency clinic earlier that morning when…

  • Boo

    Apr 17 2015

    A case of fatty liver disease Boo a 2 year old female, domestic short-haired cat presented to us because she was inappetant and lethargic. According to her owners Boo has…

  • Boots

    Apr 17 2015

    A story with a very happy ending Boots, a 15 year-old female spayed, grey and white long haired cat, presented to us early November 2010. Her owners said she had…