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Pet Holiday Hazards

Be sure you keep your pets safe this Holiday Season. In addition to this list: Provide a safe get away. Your house will start to get busy as time ticks down to Christmas and New Years, be sure your kitty … Continue reading

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Nail Trimming 101

Nail Trimming 101 Angela Hick-Ewing, RVT, St. Albert Animal Clinic Just like us pets require regular nail care to keep them comfortable. Nails that are too long can lead to discomfort walking, foot infections, broken pads and bleeding toes. Some … Continue reading

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What is Normal?

Quick and easy ways to recognize what is your cats normal routine. -Angela Hick-Ewing, RVT, St. Albert Animal Clinic Every cat is unique in his or her own habits. As a Registered Veterinary Technologist, I can say your veterinary team … Continue reading

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Free to Fort McMurray Persons Displaced by the Wildfires

A long time supporter of the Edmonton Cat Fanciers Club has graciously offered her services to families displaced or affected by the wildfires of Northern Alberta. Dr. Eunice Johannson Registered Psychologist is offering free group counselling for residents of Fort … Continue reading

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Obesity in Pets – A Rising Epidemic

Obesity in Pets – A Rising Epidemic Did you know that greater than 70% of Canadian pets have weight problems? Of those pets already battling the bulge about 50% of them are actually clinically obese. 1 extra pound for a … Continue reading

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Lilies a Beautiful Catastrophe!

Lilies a Beautiful Catastrophe! -Angela Hick-Ewing, RVT – St. Albert Animal Clinic Lilies and cats should never meet. All parts of the plant are extremely toxic to cats. Even nibbling 1 leaf or grooming off pollen from a paw can … Continue reading

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The Cost of Being a Pet Parent

Owning a pet is a life long responsibility. It is always important to research the pet you are getting to ensure it will match your lifestyle. Will the pet be active enough for you or too active? Will the pet … Continue reading

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Beautiful But DEADLY!

Nerium oleander, commonly known as oleander, grows widely in areas of the southern and western United States. It’s beautiful but can be deadly for many animals, so make sure you know how to treat exposures.

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How Old is Your Cat Really?

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Holiday Safety Tips for Pets From the ASPCA

Every holiday season, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center fields calls dealing with several common holiday situations that put pets at risk. Here are some tips that you can share with your clients, post on your Facebook page, or bookmark … Continue reading

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