A Caution on the Use of Cannabinoids on Pets

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.

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Your Senior Pet

Senior pets have special needs. Find out how you can make sure they're met.

Parvovirus

Parvovirus is a hardy, highly contagious, often deadly virus that’s spread through the feces of infected dogs. It attacks the...

Professional Animal Dentistry

  • Dental Care for your Pet

    Prevent Periodontal Disease Periodontal disease, which is disease affecting the teeth and gums is very common in dogs and cats...

  • The Risks of Dental Neglect

    Dental Health is one of the most overlooked areas of animal care, and neglecting it can have disastrous consequences.

  • Cat & Dog Dentistry

    Veterinary dentistry is essential for the health and wellbeing of your animals. Whether considering animal dentistry for your dog...

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  • On Biting Dogs and Rescued Dogs

    We would like to communicate our support for the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association's position statement which supports...

  • Water Safety Tips for Dogs

    Water Safety Week is an annual campaign in early June to educate Canadians on how to stay safe around water and prevent drowning...

  • Assistance Dogs in Alberta

    It is estimated that between 80-100 Albertans rely on the assistance of service dogs every day. These dogs receive rigorous...

  • Pet Lightning Safety

    Whether you’re at home or outside when the storm rolls in, lightning strikes pose a serious risk to our safety and comfort.

  • Dogs and Fireworks

    When it comes to festivities and celebrations, some dogs may enjoy the setting while others are best left at home. Dogs can be...

  • Fear of Thunderstorms

    Did you know a fear of thunderstorms is a surprisingly common problem among dogs? The fear may be so strong that some dogs can...

  • Fire Safety with Pets

    Photo credit Fires are a serious concern for any homeowner, but if you also have pets living under your roof there are a number...

  • Euthanasia

    Pets enrich our lives beyond measure. They give us the comfort of their companionship. They accept us without criticism or...

  • Canine Fitness

    Depending on your pet’s breed, as well as their personality, you may have noticed that your pet is much more content when...