Pot and Pet Safety With a steady increase in medical marijuana licenses being issued and legalization of recreational pot use, veterinarians across Canada are dealing with an increase in marijuana toxicity cases in pets, while simultaneously awaiting research that may support … Continued
Warmer days and more sunshine mean that spring has finally sprung! After the endlessly long, cold winter we’ve had, many pet owners are diving into their spring cleaning with gusto, which can present safety problems for our four-legged friends. Before you … Continued
When temperatures drop sub-zero, make sure to follow these simple pet safety tips for cold weather With the recent cold snap we’ve had in Alberta, it’s important to remember that our furry family members require extra special care when the … Continued
As you plan New Year’s Resolutions for yourself, don’t forget to include your pets in those plans! Here are 5 New Year’s Resolutions for pets to help your furry family live happier and healthier for years to come. 1. Help Your Pet … Continued
With Canada Day right around the corner, you can guarantee that the fireworks displays are going to be epic! While these wonderous displays of light can create lasting memories for generations of Canadians, fireworks are often a source of intense … Continued
Is Fido Festival Ready? By Dr. Wendy McClelland, DVM – Founder & Chief Medical Officer, Vets To Go Mobile Veterinary Care With festival season upon us, we’re all eager to get out and enjoy the sunshine, and who better to accompany us … Continued
5 Feline Superfoods Your Cat Should be Eating Right Meow! -By Caitlin Flegel, RVT As a cat owner, I know first-hand how hard it can be to resist the head rubbing and insistent meows from my kitty during dinner time. … Continued
It’s the time of year when pet lice are on the loose throughout grooming salons, doggie daycares, and boarding kennels! Lice may give you the creepy-crawlies, but luckily dog and cat lice are species-specific, which means that you can’t get … Continued
If you’ve just welcomed a new kitten into your furry family – congratulations! You’re about to embark on a fun and exciting journey as your new addition starts to explore the world around her, but you’ll want to keep an … Continued
By Dr. Charlene Laprise, DVM – Vets To Go Edmonton There are few things as frustrating to dog owners as when their faithful canine companion messes in the house. They’re otherwise an adorable, perfect, loving companion, but even the most … Continued
Do we have heartworm in Alberta and do you need to protect your cats and dogs from it with a prescription medication? Hear what Vets To Go Founder Dr. Wendy McClelland recommends on this episode of ‘Ask. Dr. Wendy’.
From tornados to thrilling thunderstorms, we get some wild weather in Alberta! For some dogs, Mother Nature’s dazzling displays can turn even the most mellow mutt into a scaredy cat. Not surprisingly, storm anxiety is fairly common in dogs and … Continued
Is Fido Festival Ready? By Dr. Wendy McClelland, DVM – CEO & Chief Medical Officer, Vets To Go Mobile Vet Service Hot days, blue skies and the warm breezes tell me that the Lilac Festival is right around the corner! When … Continued
A pet that’s a little pudgy and fat can seem cute, but it’s a serious concern that can not only create a lot of health problems, but can get expensive. Is your pet fat? Here’s how to check.
Dogs add so much to our lives — love, laughter and companionship .. but aggressive behaviour can make things difficult. Here’s how to avoid and deal with problematic aggression.
Bringing a new puppy into your home requires a lot of preparation if you are to keep both your pet and possessions safe. Here’s what to consider before and after your puppy comes home.