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Roxi’s Heatworm Journey

Parasite season is just around the corner! It is important to use parasite prevention on your pets to protect against fleas, ticks, and heartworm. Many people think that because their pet stays indoors, they don’t need to be on parasite preventative, or that these parasites don’t exist in Brampton.

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Parasite Prevention Information Night!

Join the North Town Veterinary Hospital team on Thursday, May 8th at 7pm to learn important information about parasite prevention. With spring & summer upon us our pets are prone to ticks, fleas, heartworm and other parasitic disease. Dr. Jon Forbes will be joined by Dr. Hofstede from Bayer. Dr. Hofstede joined Dr. Forbes last […]

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Heartworm & Parasite Season by Dr. Tiffany Rennick

As spring approaches, so does Ontario’s heartworm season.  June to November in our province brings mosquitoes, and mosquitoes bring heartworm. Heartworm disease is caused by a parasite called Dirofilaria immitis. Any dog can become infected with heartworm. Heartworm infections can occur in cats but are less common. Heartworm in Ontario has been on the rise. […]

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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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