Client Education

  • Dangers of the Cob

    Mar 13 2018

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    As summer approaches, so does the season for grilling and backyard barbecues and as many of us enjoy eating Taber corn – so might your dog. While corn itself is…

  • The Raw Deal

    Oct 15 2015

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    What people decide to feed their pets is as varied as the pets and owners themselves.  There are those that just buy whatever is on sale at the grocery store,…

  • Fresh Breath = Danger!

    Aug 25 2015

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    There once was an adorable Keeshond – let’s call her Sunlight.  Sunlight loves human treats as most dogs do – but this time overdid things a bit!  She scarfed down…

  • Safe Truck Travel

    Jul 23 2015

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    Living in Southern Alberta, we see dogs travelling in the box of trucks so often that we can become somewhat immune to the sight, or think that this is a safe way…

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    The Spring Nuisance

    Jun 09 2015

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      What jumps really high and moves quickly – often making them tough to find on your pet? Fleas! And although southern Alberta doesn’t have a serious flea infestation due…

  • Porcupine Encounters

    Jun 02 2015

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    Tis the season when these cute little critters are starting to emerge again!  The infamous porcupine can cause an emergency trip for your dog to the vet clinic. Letting a…

  • Heatstroke Do’s and Don’ts

    May 27 2015

    gaah403 | Client Education

    It’s been a warm, dry spring.  It’s only May but we’ve had many days that have been over 20 degrees already.  It’s great for camping but are we thinking about…

  • Green Acres Puppy Kindergarten

    Dec 09 2014

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    This fall Green Acres held it’s first Puppy Kindergarten Classes.  The main objective was to socialize the puppies (with other puppies and with adult dogs), to give the owners the…

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    Unexpected Household Dangers

    Sep 23 2014

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    We, as pet owners, like to keep our pets as safe as possible.  We all are pretty aware of the obvious dangers – keep the pets away from the chemicals…

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    Dental Care FAQs

    May 21 2014

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    Why must my pet undergo anaesthesia to have his teeth cleaned?  Can’t the groomer just scrape the tartar off of his teeth? Plaque is a transparent, adhesive fluid that will…