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  • Jun 11 2019

    ♫ Summer Time, Summer Time, Sum-Sum-Summertime ♫♪♫

    Finally the weather is warming up. After what seemed like an eternity of rain we have sunshine and blue skies. This is the time of year to remember that we…

  • Jun 03 2019

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    Heartworm testing

    Each year starting April 15th we begin drawing blood samples from dogs 6 months of age or older. With the antigen test that we use we are actually looking for…

  • May 14 2019

    How Do I Bring My Cat to the Vet?

    Is bringing your kitty to the clinic a nightmare? Do you end up scratched and bleeding and still not have him in his carrier? This is an all too common…

  • May 09 2019

    Why Should I Bring My Cat to the Vet? He Never Goes Outside.

      Regular visits to the vet for our feline fur-babies are very important, even if they live indoors. Indoor cats need to be vaccinated and dewormed. They should also be…

  • Mar 14 2019

    Continuing Education

    Our technicians, Sue and Crystal, recently attended a conference in Niagara Falls hosted by the Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians. This particular conference is unique, as it is a series…

  • Jan 24 2019

    February is Pet Dental Health Month

    Although Pet Dental Health Month is recognized in February, your pet’s oral health is very important to us year round. February is the month where most veterinarians across Canada focus…

  • Dec 20 2018

    Common Illnesses of Ferrets

    Do you own or are thinking of owning a pet ferret? It’s always an excellent idea to familiarize yourself with the most common health issues associated with your pet ferret…

  • Dec 18 2018

    Happy Holidays!!

    Everyone here at Scott Veterinary Clinic would like to extend season’s greetings to you and your family! What a year of growth and change we have had at the clinic…

  • Dec 04 2018

    Ferret Husbandry and Care

    The topic of this blog post is near and dear to Dr. Forbes’s heart: Ferrets! Although unconventional, ferrets are known to make wonderful pet companions. Ferrets have huge personalities, are…

  • Nov 15 2018

    Let’sTalk Rabbits! Part 2 – Diseases

    Under the proper care and attention, pet rabbits can make excellent fuzzy companions. But even under the best care possible, there is always the risk of your furry friend becoming…