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Feline Dementia

As most cats reach their senior years, mental health tends to decline over time.  Senior cat dementia is a non-curable disease, but there may be things you can do to slow the progression.

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What Hot Weather Means For Pets

hot, Hot… HOT Now that the hot weather is upon us, it’s good to think about our four footed friends. While we can just move inside and turn on the air conditioner, they are at our mercy.

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Purina Walk for Dog Guides

Events Event: Purina Walk for Dog Guides Date: May 29th Location: Chinguacousy Park Details: Come out and join us in efforts to raise money Lion for Dog Guides. Call North Town Veterinary Hospital to sign up or to make a donation!

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Cardiac Disease in Our Pets

And the Beat goes On… Heart Disease is far more common in our pets than most know. Some breeds, such as King Charles Cavalier Spaniels or Dobermans, are prone to certain conditions. Some things are genetic, some are birth defects, some are diet or age induced, while some are luck of the draw. Parasites even […]

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Therapy Dog Program

Giving back and warming your heart “Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they’re worthless, but because they’re priceless.”  ~Sherry Anderson   Got a bit of spare time on your hands and a great dog?  Have you ever considered volunteering for the St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program?  This program has been something that I have […]

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Cannabis (Marijuana) Intoxication in Cats and Dogs

Pets have more cannabinoid receptors in their brains than humans. This means that the effects of cannabis are more dramatic and potentially more toxic. A small amount of cannabis is all it takes to cause toxicity in cats and dogs.

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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.


- 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.