Arbutus West Animal Clinic Blog

Coming to you from beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. Check back often for tips on health, safety, preventative medicine, and all things pets!

Never leave your pet in a hot car

By Arbutus West, on Saturday, April 28th, 2018

As the sun starts beating down on our pale limbs once more, the announcement that comes with every summer is more relevant as ever – A hot car can mean death for your pet.     The death of six dogs to heat stroke by being left in a dog walker’s truck in Abbotsford just […]

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Cancer, chemo, and your pet.

By Arbutus West, on Friday, April 6th, 2018

Cancer is a scary word, no matter who you ask about it. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), cancer causes almost 50% of deaths in pets over the age of 10. But whether it be in human or animal, cancer is certainly not the death sentence it once was. Of the two most […]

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A garden for the family (and peace of mind)!

By Arbutus West, on Friday, March 23rd, 2018

As soon as the sunshine hits Vancouver, you can feel the city come alive. The streets, patios and hiking trails fill with people soaking up the sun. and so do the home and garden stores. After all,  what better way to enjoy the upcoming months of beautiful weather than in your own backyard paradise? For […]

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