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The Silent Struggle: Demystifying Feline Arthritis

Feline arthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease, is more common than you might think, affecting 60% of cats older than age 6 and 90% of cats older than age 10. Until recently, feline arthritis was less recognized by pet owners and veterinary professionals than arthritis in dogs, making it essential for cat owners to [...]

By |2023-10-03T02:21:28+00:00October 2nd, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Unleash Your Creativity: DIY Enrichment Toys for Pets

If you have ever bought an enrichment toy you were sure your pet would go crazy for, only to discover they preferred the cardboard box it came in, you may wonder why you’re spending the money. Pets need physical and mental stimulation for their wellbeing, but when it comes to enrichment toys, getting creative can [...]

By |2023-09-17T16:25:18+00:00September 15th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Eyes Have It: Common Eye Conditions in Pets

Your pet’s eyes are probably the first thing you look at—that soulful gaze, the intense knowing stare, or the way the corners wrinkle ever so slightly when they’re feeling mischievous. Vision isn’t the primary sense for dogs and cats, but sight is still a critical part of how they navigate and interact with their world, [...]

By |2023-09-04T22:02:34+00:00September 1st, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Which Pet is Best? Finding the Right Fit for Your Family

Pets make life better. But, which pet will be best for you?  Help ensure you and your future pet enjoy a long and beautiful friendship by following the Animal Hospital of Stoney Creek’s pet selection guide. First things first: What can you offer a pet? Before you start scrolling for cute pets on social media, [...]

By |2023-08-20T22:59:24+00:00August 20th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Exotic Pet Care at Stoney Creek

Most people think about dogs and cats when they hear the word “pet,” but the world of pet ownership goes far beyond these traditional choices. Birds, reptiles, fish, rabbits, ferrets, and rodents are just a few of the many popular exotic pet types.  The Animal Hospital of Stoney Creek team can care for rabbits and [...]

By |2023-08-01T01:18:06+00:00August 1st, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Heat Safety for Pet Owners

While increasing temperatures during summer allow for more time outdoors, they also can become dangerous for pets. Living in a northern temperate climate means we have the luxury of four seasons, but three of those are relatively cool compared to the summer months. Heatstroke can affect any pet, often leading to death within hours or [...]

By |2023-07-17T02:28:50+00:00July 16th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hepatic Lipidosis in Cats

Hepatic lipidosis is one of the most common liver disease forms in cats, and can lead to potentially life-threatening consequences for your feline friend. The liver is responsible for numerous vital tasks, including protein synthesis, digestion, body detoxification, metabolism, fat emulsification, producing coagulation factors, and decomposing red blood cells (RBCs). When the liver loses the [...]

By |2023-08-22T17:43:17+00:00July 1st, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 Tips to Prepare Your Pet for Boarding

While you may wish you could take your pet everywhere, this isn’t always feasible, but boarding your pet is a convenient option when you have to leave your four-legged friend behind. Our Animal Hospital of Stoney Creek team knows how stressful boarding can be for you and your pet, and we provide tips to help [...]

By |2023-06-20T21:53:16+00:00June 20th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Simple Steps to Tackling a Tick On Your Pet

As tick populations spread, Canadian pets and people are more at risk of contracting a serious tick-borne illness. Recent data shows that diseases that were previously rare in Canada are becoming more common, as the black-legged tick and other species expand their habitat.  Step 1: Safely remove the tick from your pet If you discover [...]

By |2023-06-03T19:00:02+00:00June 3rd, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Itching in Pets: Problems and Solutions

You collapse into bed, ready for a restful night’s sleep, and all you hear is slurp … slurp … jingle as your itchy pet licks their inflamed paws and shakes their head. It’s enough to drive you mad. While the incessant noises make you crazy, imagine how your itchy pet feels. Battling an itch and [...]

By |2023-05-18T03:03:13+00:00May 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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