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2016

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A ……VETERINARIAN

Posted by wp_trurovetwe on December 20, 2016

Written By: Dr Melissa 6:30 am – Time to start my day! I’m scheduled to work a surgery shift today which means I need to be at work for 8am . That gives me an hour and a half to get myself and our three kids ready and out the door. I get my own… Read More

Travel First Aid

Posted by wp_trurovetwe on September 12, 2016

By: Dr Jessica Rock. Here in the Maritimes we are heading into the fall, which is arguably the most enjoyable season in Atlantic Canada. Temperatures are comfortable, mosquitos and blackflies are on the decline, and water temperatures are at their annual highest. This is prime hiking, swimming, cottage, and camping season!  More and more, people… Read More

Get Enlightened about LASER Therapy

Posted by wp_trurovetwe on June 20, 2016

Veterinarians have learned a lot about how animals experience pain over the last thirty years. When I graduated from vet school in 1985, we were instructed that animals feel less pain and handle pain much better than their human counterparts. We were told that a little pain is OK because it discourages activity and that… Read More

What Does Pain Look like in your Dog?

Posted by wp_trurovetwe on March 21, 2016

You are in the best position to look for subtle changes of behaviours that indicate your pet is in pain. If your pet is showing one or more of these behaviours he/she maybe hurting. By completing this assessment, you are helping us to identify possible painful conditions.   Please check all that apply: Vocalizing: Whining… Read More

What does Anxiety look like in your CAT?

Posted by wp_trurovetwe on March 15, 2016

Fear is a normal response that enables a living creature to survive danger. Anxiety is an abnormal display of fear that, if allowed to build, can cause aggression. Most fearful pets do not show aggression but if the source of fear is not addressed or removed, aggression is a natural outcome. FEAR –> Freeze or… Read More

What does Anxiety look like in your DOG?

Posted by wp_trurovetwe on

Fear is a normal response that enables a living creature to survive danger. Anxiety is an abnormal display of fear that, if allowed to build, can cause aggression. Most fearful pets do not show aggression but if the source of fear is not addressed or removed, aggression is a natural outcome. FEAR –> Freeze or… Read More


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