It all started out with a phone call, as it usually does (or a txt, or a messenger message) "Amanda, I can't handle it anymore, he is left there day after day on his own and if I didn't feed or water him he wouldn't see anyone"
Now to most people, this would constitute neglect.
At the Timberlea Vet Clinic we believe in starting them young! Little Alexa is the daughter of Shara one of our technicians and she spent the day with her mother helping all the animals feel safe and loved. She learned a lot about restraint, cleaning teeth and good animal stewardship.
I want to tell you about two Canadian athletes, who are going to be representing our country, and also our area, this year. Their names are Wendy McCoubrey and Lolita. I have had the pleasure of riding with Wendy over the years, and I saw Lolita as a day old filly when my horses were
When do you need to worry about your companion animal and when can you wait to be seen? Dr. Amanda Glew will cover some of the most commonly seen emergencies in her 30 years of practice. She will offer practical tips on what to do, and what not to do with your animal friend.
1.A pet with healthy teeth equals a pet with better breath!
2.Caring for your pet’s teeth can prevent other health problems, saving you tons of money over the long term!
3.Dental disease can actually lead to problems with your pet’s organs, such as the heart
4.Your dog and cat are very good at hiding pain – you might never know that your pet has a serious dental problem until it’s very advanced.
5.Did you know that 4 out of 5 dogs over the age of 3 years have some sort of periodontal disease? It can be caused by the buildup of plaque, so it’s important to go in for regular dental checkups and cleanings
Treats, Treats, Treats!!!! Our pets love them and we love giving them but they don’t just taste good, many treats also have a dual purpose. Some are good for hairballs, some help the skin and coat and some are good for sensitive stomachs. What about the treats
Travelling with pets can be a fun experience for both animals and owners but making sure our pets are safe in the car is something that is often overlooked for both long and short trips. Here are a few tips to make everyone’s car ride safer and more enjoyable...
It's the time of year where the routine is forgotten, and in its place is the frenetic holiday season with parties, visits with loved ones and overindulgence in food. Although this time is often the period of festivities for us, it is often the time for stress in our companion animals.
Why Do Cats Scratch?
Scratching is a natural, normal, and necessary behavior in cats. Your cat does not scratch to upset you or to be spiteful in damaging your furniture. Scratching is a form of communication and often your cat will do it during times of stress and anxiety. It’s