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VIDEO – How to give eye medication to a cat

By Arbutus West, on Saturday, April 13th, 2019

This is one of the more common ways we help our pets, but owners are often a bit squeamish about putting things into eyes, so here is Dr. Uri and Lancelot demonstrating how to do it with a minimum of squinting and wasted eye ointment.    

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Success Stories – Meet Einstein!

By Arbutus West, on Thursday, March 21st, 2019

The first time we met Einstein, she was presented to us by her owner with a eye lesion. An examination showed an abscess behind the lense that was being treated with traditional medication to no apparent success. Without a different treatment, she would likely lose her eye. Our team of doctors reached out to colleagues […]

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VIDEO: What causes dog ear infections

By Arbutus West, on Friday, October 5th, 2018

One of the most common and most misunderstood problems vets see.  Dog ear infections are always secondary to something else, and yet how many dog owners are educated about this by their veterinarian?  Not enough based on what we are seeing.    

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Video: How to tell if your cat is sick

By Arbutus West, on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

It can be really challenging to tell if your cat is sick.  They do not communicate illness the way dogs do, and people are often surprised to learn that that these simple signs, which are easily overlooked, are how your cat will tell you if your cat is sick.    

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