Ticks, Fleas & Other Bibittes

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Just back from the North American Veterinary Conference. Whenever I tell people that I have been to a conference, they wink knowingly. What they don’t realize is that for veterinarians, these conferences must be attended.  It has become so sophisticated that they scan your badge

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Winter Walking

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I don’t think I have heard anyone ever say that we have had an easy winter. Many were excited with the lack of snow before Christmas- it boded well for an “easy” season. However, the extremes of hot and cold quickly changed everyone’s mind- give me snow ANY day over this continuous

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Feather trees

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A few years ago, I decided to do a Christmas tree fundraiser for Le Nichoir. I have a friend who had just moved to the Eastern Townships and had purchased a tree farm. Liking catchy phrases, I thought it would be fun to name the fundraising campaign “Feather Trees” in order to

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Breaking Rules

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I have learned a few things in my life as a vet. Nothing stays the same, better to beg for forgiveness than ask for permission, and finally, rules are meant to be broken. They have kept me pretty well over my 28 years as a vet.

So, we have a rule at the clinic. When we get cats

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We’ve got male!

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After 2.5 years as an all women clinic, the Timberlea Veterinary Clinic finally hired its first male employee, Dr. Davis Wood. It wasn’t that we didn’t want to, but male employees are becoming a rarity in this predominantly female field of animal care.

We met Davis as a student

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