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In Response to Barking Mad, Last Week’s CBC Marketplace Episode

An October 4th news broadcast on CBC Marketplace titled, “Barking Mad,” shined a negative light on the veterinary profession. The segment took a dog with a hidden camera to ten Toronto veterinarians to see what health recommendations were suggested in the first check-up. According to

Pet Health Concerns: Patellar Luxation

Patellar Luxation is also known as luxating patella and quite a number of different dog breeds are susceptible to this condition. Luxating patella happens when the kneecap (patella) moves around or displaces in and out of place. This can eventually

Pet keeping. Are we truly committed?

The following guest post comes from Eric, from PetKeeper.com   I’ve joined the Twitter-verse and been an active tweeter for several months now. What an incredible way for all of us in the pet community to share our stories and

Pet Insurance Protects Against High Vet Costs

I was recently sent a story that was published on King 5 that brought up the subject of how much pet owners are willing to pay to save their pet’s life. While the story was actually published months ago, it is still a

Pet Health Concerns: Cherry Eye

Cherry eye is a very common congenital eye defect in dog breeds. Also called canine nictitans gland prolapse, this defect occurs in the gland of the third eyelid, causing it to protrude. This visible tear gland appears as a bright