Whenever the routine of your household is disrupted there is potential for unexpected things to happen. To make sure everyone in your home has a happy holiday, keep these items out of your animals’ reach when possible.
With this increased availability, veterinarians have noticed a significant rise in cases of marijuana toxicosis in pets. Like many foods and drugs, marijuana has a vastly different effect on animals compared with the effect on humans.
A large but unquantified number of companion animals, particularly dogs, are imported into Canada each year. The source and destinations of these animals vary. Many are acquired by animal rescue organizations, brought back to Canada and adopted into homes. Others are raised overseas and brought...
Veterinarians are frequently asked by animal owners about treating companion animals with cannabinoids. While there is preliminary evidence to suggest cannabinoids have the potential to be beneficial for a number of medical conditions in companion animals, research into cannabinoids and their effects on pets is limited.
Too many pet owners underestimate the seriousness of being quilled. Every year veterinarians see countless cases of porcupine quills in dogs, and how you handle the event can have a significant impact on your furry friends comfort and welfare.
The ABVMA urges pet owners to be vigilant about checking pets for ticks and being aware of the risks of Lyme disease, which is now present in Alberta.