Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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My Pet Can’t Have Worms… RIGHT?!

Spring is parasite season in the pet and veterinary world. This includes external parasites, like fleas and ticks, and internal parasites, like heartworm and intestinal parasites (more often referred to as “worms”).

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PARASITE PREVENTION: ‘External’ Parasites in Cats and Dogs

For cats and dogs, the most commonly noted external parasites include FLEAS, and TICKS, and occasionally EAR and MANGE MITES (otodectes, demodex and sarcoptes). FLEAS: Fleas are spread from exposure to other animals, commonly other cats, dogs, and rodents that your outdoor cat or dog may interact with. There are many possible treatments for fleas, but […]

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PARASITE PREVENTION: Ticks and Fleas and Worms: “Oh MY!”

Pet owners are often under the impression that if their cat and/or dog has no interaction with other animals, then they cannot be infected with parasites. A few hours of happy sitting in the grass of the backyard now and then surely doesn’t qualify as an “outdoor” pet, does it? If your furry family member […]

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What You Need To Know About Parasites & Your Pets by Michelle W., ACA

Has your pet had its annual parasite blood test? Did you receive your summer parasite prevention for the spring/summer season? If not, North Town Veterinary Hospital has plenty of information to help you. Here are some of our most common summer concerns when it comes to Parasite Season: Heartworm Heartworm is a disease that can be […]

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Tick Borne Disease by Sabrina Smith

It is that time of year again to beware of parasite “hitch-hicker’s”, otherwise known as TICKS. Ticks hangout on long blades of grass or vegetation and wait patiently to grab a hold of an unsuspecting victim passing by, such as your pet. There are 2 main types of Ticks: 1. A Soft-Tick with a raisin-like appearance […]

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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.


- 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.