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Tick Talk

Why is there more Tick Talk now than ever before? What has changed? Well for starters, one of the contributing factors to the increase in ticks in Southern Ontario is our ever-changing weather here. Our recent climate change has ticks migrating north.

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Fleas and Ticks and Worms, OH MY

Lions and Tigers and Bears OH MY! Better known as fleas and ticks and worms OH MY! In the vet world… Spring has sprung and the grass has risen, now is the time to think of the creepy crawlies which can infest your pet and your home. These are all commonly dealt with here at […]

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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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Ticks by Dr. Tiffany Rennick

Ticks! For most people, the very thought makes them shudder. These insects themselves are more than just a concern. Ticks can transmit serious diseases to pets and humans. Tick populations have been increasing in Ontario and with them, an increase in tick borne diseases. The tick life cycle has 4 stages: eggs, larvae, nymphs and […]

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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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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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