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The story of Perso by Jodi Nantis, RVT & NTVH Practice Manager

I would like to take the opportunity to showcase and introduce our current mascot at North Town Veterinary Hospital.  His name is Perso, which means lost in Italian. Why, you ask, is this his name? Well let me tell you the story of the little kitten that could… It was a blustery December morning; I […]

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Halitosis (Doggy Breath) by Dr. Jon Forbes

Most people think that “doggy breath” is a normal part of being a pet.  However, “doggy breath” or halitosis is usually a symptom of a potentially serious disease called periodontal disease. According to The American Animal Hospital Association: “over 85% of dogs over 4 years of age have periodontal disease” If teeth are not properly […]

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Pet of the Month February: The Story of Hope

by Nicole Arruda “Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: You don’t give up.”- Anne Lamott ***             A second chance is not always easy to come by. Those of us […]

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Updating your Pet’s Microchip

As a pet owner, microchipping your dog is one of the most responsible steps...

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Food to Keep Away from Pets

Hello everyone, I’m Angie one of the techs here at North Town! Today I want to talk to you about food that we should keep away from are beloved furry family members.  Most people think, “What the big deal is if I give my pet people food?” In most cases a little treat won’t hurt, […]

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Community Parks and Dogs

End of school is here!  As a mum of two young boys, we live in our little park. Dogs pass through with their owners enjoying an evening walk, the kids are playing grounders and building sand castles, and the parents are unwinding from a hectic day at work and after-school activities.

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North Town Veterinary Hospital is committed to doing everything possible to combat the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

As part of this commitment, effective immediately, North Town Veterinary Hospital will be instituting the following precautionary protocol to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

For the safety of yourself, our staff, and the community, clients will not be allowed to enter the building. We have initiated a Closed-Door Policy, we have locked our front doors. Please call 905-451-2000 when you arrive for your appointment. We will meet you outside to get your pet. The exam will take place in our hospital and our Doctor will communicate the results of the examination via telephone. You can also place an order for pet food through our Online Store by visiting our website.

EMERGENCY CASES

- If possible, please call us at 905-451-2000 to let us know you are on the way so that we can be prepared to meet you upon your arrival at the hospital.

- When you arrive, please stay in your vehicle in our parking lot and call 905-451-2000, and we'll come to you.

- If you do not have a phone or your pet's emergency is immediately life-threatening, please come to the front door and ring the bell.

Online consultations are now available!

- If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

Thank you in advance for your understanding.