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Pet of the Month: July 2015 – “Baby” Gillis – By: Michelle W. ACA

  “Baby” Gillis is a lovely 3-year-old domestic medium-hair feline that was brought into Aimee’s home as a foster at first, but then became part of the family pretty quickly. At the beginning of Baby’s story, it was scary.  She most likely was confused about what was happening, as being in a new home is […]

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Bringing your cat to vet… Why must this be an awful ordeal? By Jodi Nantais, RVT

Or does it have to be? What your cat is like prior to going to the vet?  There are many things owners can do make their feline friends more comfortable leaving the comforts of their home.  These easy steps make necessary trips to the veterinarian’s office much easier and maybe even enjoyable. Cats should be […]

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Pet of the Month June: Thomas by Nicole Arruda, CSR

  “Miracles were just second chances if you really thought about it – second chances when all hope was lost.” ― Kaya McLaren Working in the veterinary field one is exposed to the happiest of stories, as well as the saddest. All in one day, you see tears, smiles, wagging dog tails, purring cats, and […]

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What is it like to have a vet exam?

Written by  Michelle Walsh  Animal Care Assistant, North Town Veterinary Hospital Firstly, I know everyone thinks that having your pet in for an exam is stressful and time consuming, but you need to look at the bigger picture here! It’s a chance to learn more about your pet, and ways to continue their care. When […]

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For the love of cats! Keep Your Cat Indoors by Gloria Fantegrossi, NTVH CCR

A lot of cat owners feel guilty about keeping their cat inside and feel they are depriving their cat of their natural habitat. Here at North Town, we are firm believers in making educated decisions and that includes being aware of all the hazards outside that your cat could face. First let’s discuss disease; There […]

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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.